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Registered Nurse - Medical Surgical

Company: A-Team Solutions
Location: Reno
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

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Place of Performance:
Reno, NV
A-Team Solutions is seeking Medical Surgical Registered Nurses for the VA Hospital in Reno, NV. Start will be upon approval and credentialing. Contract is full-time 6 months. All Shift Times possible.
Job Duties:
Medical-Surgical Nurse is a professional nurse who provides holistic approach to the
care of the patients requiring acute medical or surgical interventions. The Nurse
functions both dependently and independently with guidance and direction from the
Nurse Manager/designee.
Utilized the nursing process and an inter-disciplinary approach to provide direct, continuous, comprehensive patient care.
Perform nursing functions related to physician prescribed treatments.
Assist patient with activities of daily living.
Administer medications and IV therapies in compliance with local facility policies.
Obtains patient history and pertinent family histories.
Assess patients and plan appropriate nursing care.
Document plan of care and care provided in patient's medical record.
Verify transcriptions of physician's orders, no verbal orders are to be accepted.
Carry out prescribed physician orders and document in patient's medical record.
Communicate pertinent patient data to charge nurse and or physician as appropriate.
Re-assess patient's condition and revise plan of care based on identified nursing problem.
Assess and document patient's response to medications and treatments administered.
Recognize and initiate appropriate measures in emergencies and assist with surgical/diagnostic procedures.
Instruct patient/family regarding prescribed medications/therapies and surgical/diagnostic procedures.
Assess patient/family knowledge level, implement plan of instructions and record patient/family demonstrated level of understanding.
Care for patients with a variety of catheters and prostheses.
Participate in discharge planning.
Be able to initiate life saving measures in the absence of a physician.
Maintain neat and clean personal appearance with professional decorum.
Consistently, apply VA customer service standards, demonstrating helpful, courteous, and respectful conduct at all times.
Respect patient rights, including but not limited to visual and auditory privacy.
· Contractor nurses will be assigned based on patient care needs and
contractor's experience.
· All registered nurses shall have at least three (3) years current experience
in an acute care, medical/surgical unit in an urban, academic Medical
Center setting exclusive of agency assignments.
· Education requirements: Graduate of a school of professional nursing
approved by the appropriate State-accrediting agency and accredited by one of the following accrediting bodies at the time the program was
completed by the applicant: The Accreditation Commission for Education in
Nursing (ACEN) or The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
(CCNE). Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or in related field or a master's
degree in Nursing or in related field is highly preferred.
· Agency nurses assigned to BVAMC Medical/Surgical units can expect to
work 12-hour shifts, with alternating weekend shifts preferred.
· The minimum requirement for all registered nurses assigned to a Medical Surgical unit shall include a current unrestricted registered nurse license
from any State, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or
a territory of the United States and a current Cardiopulmonary
Resuscitation (CPR)/Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate accredited by the
A-Team Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
To learn more about A-Team Solutions, please visit us at or like us on Facebook! Contact Lara
Contract 0227

Keywords: A-Team Solutions, Reno , Registered Nurse - Medical Surgical, Healthcare , Reno, Nevada

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