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Travel Registered Nurse (RN) - Med/Surg

Company: Medely Inc
Location: Jackson
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

50 mile radius rule.
Unit 5 South hematology oncology - must have ONC cert.
- # Beds: 32.
- Ratios: typical ratio for all medsurg units is 1:5 up to 1:6 at times, ratio would be
adjusted down for higher acuity patients.
- Required certifications (i.e., BLS, ACLS?): BLS, charge RN's have ACLS.
- Common diagnoses/Types of patients hem/onc, chemo.
- Experience or 'Must have' skills: level 1 trauma experience required. experience at a larger facility
with a lot of surgeries/high acuity patients, must be comfortable with lines, chest tubes, hem/onc
and chemo experience preferred.
- Are RNs required to titrate drips?: heparin, could have an order for amio and that can be
started and then patient would be transferred to cardiac unit.
- Common titratable &/or set rate drips: cardiac drips on 3south only.
- Are there tele/monitor techs on this unit? Are RNs required to read their own strips? What brand
are the tele monitors?: every unit has tele capability, patients are monitored on all units, central
monitor station will communicate with RN, 3south tele unit also has central monitors at nurses
station and every patient is on tele.
- Charge Nurse/House Supervisor?: Does the charge nurse take an assignment? Both. Nurse
managers are in house M-F business hours, starting at 3pm M-F and all weekend there is an adult
house sup. charge takes light patient assignment, will take full load of patients if needed. educator
and manager for each unit. Smaller units share manager and eduacator.
- Are there nurse aids on this unit/Ratios: all units.
- RT Equipment (i.e., Cpap, BiPap, High Flow, vents, etc.): cpap bipap at night, RT to help, high
flow on 2n.
- Shifts & Scheduling (Do you allow self-scheduling? Block scheduling?): 12 hours, 7a-7p or 7p-7a,
travelers are expected to fill holes but managers will try to accomodate block scheduling as
scheudle allows, open to weekenders if traveler would like to work every weekend but that is not
- Weekend Requirement: every other or 2 weekends per month is standard, could be higher to meet
needs of department.
- Holiday Requirement: rotate in with regular staff.
- Is there Call or a Standby requirement?: no.
- Floating Requirements?: within skillset, all staff float between all medsurg units. higher acuity
patients would be given to core staff.
- Scrub Color/Dress Code/Scrubs provided?: any color, needs to be solid color and professional
- Unit/Department specific orientation: first day, all paperwork and attestations, logins for Omnicel
and Epic, show around unit (a few hours), discuss scheduling. 2 additional shifts with preceptor


Basic Life Support (BLS), Driver's License, Mississippi State RN License, Registered Nurse License, Skills Assessment: Medical-Surgical RN, Tuberculosis Screening


Medical, Dental, Visison, 401K

Keywords: Medely Inc, Jackson , Travel Registered Nurse (RN) - Med/Surg, Healthcare , Jackson, Mississippi

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