Contract
Des Moines, IA
Posted 4 weeks ago

Location: Des Moines, IA





Shift: Day: (7am to 7pm), every other weekend requirement, 89 Days contract





Start: ASAP





Job Description: This position accepts the responsibility and accountability for the delivery of patient care during the patient’s stay, through the use of the nursing process. Directs patient/family education and delegates to ancillary personnel while maintaining professional nursing standards.





Responsibilities:






  • Assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating patient care plans in consultation with healthcare professionals.




  • Evaluating medical information, as well as providing direct and individualized bedside nursing care to pre-and post-surgery patients.




  • Preparing, administering and recording prescribed medications.




  • Changing dressings, inserting catheters, and starting IVs.




  • Adjusting specialized medical equipment as needed, as well as interpreting and recording measurements.




  • Monitoring patients' vitals and reporting adverse reactions to medications in a timely manner.




  • Collaborating on discharge planning with the healthcare team.




  • Answering questions and educating patients and their families on surgical procedures and post-surgery care.




  • Maintaining and updating patient files, medical charts, and health records.




  • Adhering to best nursing practices, standards, and protocols.





Education/ Experience:






  • Graduate of a program in professional nursing.




  • Must have 2 years of recent RN med surg experience with recent Ortho experience preferred. 





Certifications:






  • Current and valid state RN License




  • BLS Certification required




  • ACLS Certification required





Other Mandatory Requirements:






  • Fully vaccinated for COVID-19






Job Features

Job Category

Nursing, Surgical

Rate

57/hr

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