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Registered Nurse – MedSurg job in Texarkana, TX

Gifted Healthcare

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Medical Surgical/ MED-SURG/MS Registered Nurse (RN) Travel Job

Med-Surge Registered Nurses provide care for patients before and after surgical procedures, in addition to caring for patients being treated with pharmaceuticals to manage illness. It is imperative that Med-Surge RNs be proficient in caring for a variety of health conditions.

Medical Surgical/MED-SURG RN Responsibilities:

  • The Med-Surg RN provides bedside care for a variety of patients
  • He or she develops individualized patient assessments and an individualized plan of care accordingly
  • Prepares, administers, and records prescribed medications
  • Records patient’s medical information and vital signs
  • Monitors, interprets, and records electronic displays
  • Initiates alternative action when adverse symptomology is displayed
  • Medical Surgical nurses often change dressings, insert catheters, start IVs
  • Prepares equipment and assists physician during examination and treatment of patient
  • Exhibits understanding and utilization of universal precautions, asepsis and infection control procedures
  • Records all care information accurately and completely
  • Provides support to patient and family members
  • Performs other position related duties as assigned
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Texarkana, TX 75503
Texarkana, TX 75503
AGENCY OVERVIEW
Gifted Healthcare
2748 Metairie Lawn Drive
Metairie, LA 70002
Summary

LOOKING FOR A PLACE TO HANG YOUR SCRUBS? We are as passionate about your experience and career as you are. Join thousands of nurses and clinicians who have chosen nurse-owned GIFTED Healthcare. We offer extraordinary career opportunities including per diem, local contract, travel, government and infusion positions. We were nurses long before… Learn more