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Travel Nurse RN - Progressive Care Unit - $2,495 per week

Company: Oloop Health
Location: Newton
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Oloop Health is seeking a travel nurse RN Progressive Care Unit for a travel nursing job in Newton, Iowa.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Progressive Care Unit
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • 36 hours per week
  • Shift: 12.5 hours, nights
  • Employment Type: Travel POSITION SUMMARY: The registered nurse plans and provides professional nursing care to the patient from admission to discharge.--He/She coordinates care with other disciplines, consults with the family or significant others and collaborates with the physician on the patient's behalf.--The RN assesses implements and evaluates nursing care.--The Special Care Unit registered nurse plans and provides care to patients in a 4 bed cardio-respiratory monitored unit.--The SCU cares for medical and surgical patients with a variety of diagnosis including but not limited to, congestive heart failure, cardiac arrhythmias, pneumonia, diabetes, COPD, abdominal surgeries and minor trauma.--The patients of the SCU require continuous telemetry monitoring and nurse ratio of 1:2 to meet their healthcare needs. EDUCATION:----Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. EXPERIENCE:----Nursing experience in a hospital setting preferred.--Critical Care or Telemetry experience preferred. LICENSURE:----Current license as a Registered Nurse from the State of Iowa required.
    • Understands and is able to apply the nursing process.
    • Must be able to read, write and follow written and oral instructions in English.
    • Skilled in meeting the growth and development needs of infant, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient groups.
    • Possesses knowledge and understanding of cognitive, physical, emotional, and chronological maturation processes of these patient groups.
    • Maintains BCLS certification and ACLS certification at health care provider level. Completion of basic cardiac arrhythmia class necessary.
    • Administers nursing care to patients; includes assessment, planning, implementing, and evaluating the patient's car plan in coordination with the physician.
    • Provides patient/family or caregiver education and counseling in recognition and solution of physical, emotional, and environmental health problems.
    • Supervises health care members (i.e., patient care technicians, etc.) with patients.
    • Utilizes computer applications and communication technologies appropriate to the work setting to enter, retrieve, and analyze information and to facilitate communication and education.
    • Maintains knowledge of documentation requirements needed for patients' records.
    • Works independently with limited direct supervision using the Nurse Practice Act, Mercy Medical Center policies, nursing standards, and professional judgement.
    • Maintains knowledge of equipment set-up, maintenance, and use (i.e., IV pumps, monitoring equipment, and drainage devices).--Utilizes safeguards such as IV pump drug library and monitor alarms whenever available to maximize patient safety.
    • Works rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays as scheduled.
    • Initiates emergency support measures (i.e., cardiopulmonary resuscitation, protecting patient from injury).
    • Takes assigned call as defined in unit policy.
    • --Adheres to standards of care for respective nursing units and utilizes the nursing process.
    • --Demonstrates nursing knowledge and judgement concerning patient care delivery.
    • --Demonstrates ability to establish priorities and organize effectively.
    • --Demonstrates competence in the clinical practice area.
    • ----Assumes responsibility for own professional growth and continuing education.
    • ----Demonstrates professional written and verbal skills.
    • ----Demonstrates professional attitude and interest in work by maintaining acceptable work habits and behavior.
    • ----Demonstrates knowledge and participates in the education of patients, relatives, and/or visitors.
    • ----Demonstrates commitment to Customer Service.
    • ----Attends 85% of unit meetings, reads 100% of unit meeting notes, attends 90% of Town Hall meetings, and all Mandatory In-services.EQUIPMENT USED: General nursing equipment such as, but not limited to, catheters, Accuchek, dressing cart, suction machine, oxygen equipment, IV tubing, IV bags, thermometers, sphygmomanometers, wheelchairs, scales, commodes, roller boards, Hoyer lift, IV poles, IV infusion pumps, restraints, beds, PCA pumps, telephone, intercom, fax, charts, computers, paper supplies.--Space lab cardiac monitor and hemodynamic monitoring equipment which includes swan ganz catheters, arterial lines and central venous lines, pleurovacs for chest tubes, temporary pacemakers (internal and external), mechanical ventilators and Zoll portable cardiac monitor, defibrillator and pacemaker.-- The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for this job.--It is not intended to be a complete statement of duties.Oloop Technology Job ID #223363. Pay package is based on 12.5 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.About Oloop HealthAs a traveling health professional, your skills and experience are vital to patient care across the country. Oloop wants to help you reach your goals-for new and returning travelers alike. Our team is passionate about relationships and teaming with nurses as trusted partners, not headhunters.--
      We are consistently forging relationships with leading hospitals and healthcare organizations. That means opportunities for travelers abound. But at our core, we believe in the same mission as you-saving lives and restoring the nation's health. We are devoted to supporting our healthcare providers through every step of their journey while placing them in roles that are personally rewarding and professionally enriching. Every company will claim to be different. We simply adhere to values that we hold dear: inclusion, a culture of caring, advocacy, and helping America's healthcare professionals thrive. Benefits
      • Weekly pay
      • Holiday Pay
      • 401k retirement plan
      • Mileage reimbursement
      • Referral bonus
      • Medical benefits
      • Dental benefits
      • Vision benefits
      • License and certification reimbursement
      • Life insurance

Keywords: Oloop Health, Des Moines , Travel Nurse RN - Progressive Care Unit - $2,495 per week, Healthcare , Newton, Iowa

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