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Travel Nurse RN - DOU - Direct Observation Unit - $2,500 per week, Evenings

Company: Quality Nurses
Location: Meridian
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Quality Nurses is seeking a travel nurse RN DOU - Direct Observation Unit for a travel nursing job in Meridian, Mississippi.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: DOU - Direct Observation Unit
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: 07/21/2022
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • 36 hours per week
  • Shift: 12 hours, evenings
  • Employment Type: TravelJOB SUMMARY
    • Provides direct and indirect patient care in the assigned setting. Communicates with physicians/Nurse Manager/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patients clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties utilizing the nursing process.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
      • Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:
        • Professional Requirements:
          • Knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and their clinical condition.
          • Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the plan of care.
          • Ability to perform and document a complete admission assessment to include: patients health history, problems identified, patient teaching, and discharge needs/expectations.
          • Ability to initiate and/or revise an individualized nursing care plan that is based on assessment of identified needs/problems involving the patient and/or family.
          • Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning; family is included in teaching as appropriate.
          • Demonstrates ability to perform treatments and provide services.
          • Provides patients with a complete explanation of procedures or treatments.
          • Always provides patient safety by keeping call light within reach, maintaining bed in a low position with side rails in place and locked at all times, and seeing that patients are secured appropriately when transporting by wheelchair or stretcher.
          • Communicates appropriately and clearly to Nurse Manager, co-workers, and physicians.
          • Consults other departments as appropriate for an interdisciplinary approach to the patients needs.
          • Provides care appropriate to condition and age of the patient.
          • Participates in orientation of new personnel.
          • Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills.
          • Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.
          • Delegates, coordinates, and supervises patient care as necessary.
          • Documentation meets current standards and policies.
          • Identifies and addresses psychosocial needs of patients and family; communicates with social services regarding both in hospital and post discharge needs.
          • Completes documentation as specified by organizational policy and procedures.
          • Recognizes abuse/neglect potential.
          • Demonstrates a cost effective practice by efficient and non-wasteful use of supplies and linen, always following established procedures for charge items.
          • Participates in sharing of knowledge and expertise through in-service, staff meetings, assisting in orientation of new personnel.
          • Utilizes infection control principles.
          • Quality Nurses Job ID #m222530. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.About Quality NursesWe are travelers building the kind of agency we always wanted, while still working assignments.We are transparent. Our clinicians are just as important to us as our customers.We only hire clinicians we'd be glad to work with on the same unit. If approved, you will get your own admin dedicated to helping you with everything before, during, and after each assignment for your entire time with us.--More info:---Pay is every Friday starting the second Friday of your assignment.
            We do not provide:
            -Housing-Any Reimbursements (including onboarding requirements) other than the max allowable GSA Per Diem for qualified travelers-Health insurance-401k plan-Referral bonusesBenefits
            • Weekly pay
            • Cancelation protection
            • Holiday Pay
            • Guaranteed Hours

Keywords: Quality Nurses, Oxford , Travel Nurse RN - DOU - Direct Observation Unit - $2,500 per week, Evenings, Healthcare , Meridian, Mississippi

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