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Travel Nurse RN - DOU - Direct Observation Unit - $2,878 per week

Company: Providence Health Care Staffing
Location: Reno
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Providence Health Care Staffing is seeking a travel nurse RN DOU - Direct Observation Unit for a travel nursing job in Reno, Nevada.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: DOU - Direct Observation Unit
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • 36 hours per week
  • Shift: 12 hours, nights
  • Employment Type: TravelNon-negotiables:BLS, ACLSMust pass a telemetry competency exam to include identifying and measuring telemetry rhythms strips.--Unit Description:We are an 18 bed observation unit with an average length of stay 24-48 hours. Our patients come from ED and/or surgical departments so there is a large variety.We are staffed by hospitalists working with APRNs, RNs and techs with support from but not limited to Rapid Response Team, phlebotomists, EKG techs, respiratory therapists, PT/OT, wound, PICC team. ----Telemetry monitoring is done remotely from another unit 24/7Most common cardiac: chest pain, arrhythmias, post cath, stress test, or AICD placement, non-titratable medicationsMost common neuro: TIA, r/o stroke, vertigoMost common medical: N, V, D, GI bleed, cellulitis, UTI, hypertensive urgency,Most common postop: uncomplicated ENT & dental procedures, thyroidectomy, appendectomy, cholecystectomyComfort care - imminent---UPDATE: As of 6/12/20, Renown Reserves the right to call off, without penalty, FOUR (4) shifts, or 48 hours, for low census per 13 week contract.-- This may be full or partial shifts.UPDATE: RTO will be considered on a case by case basis for all assignmentsPosition PurposeThis position provides optimal patient care utilizing knowledge and skills within the context of the nursing process. The incumbent is accountable for individualized patient outcomes over an entire episode of care. The incumbent provides comprehensive nursing services to adolescent, adult and geriatric patients, including their families/caregivers.Nature and ScopeThis position is challenged to diagnose and treat human responses to health problems. The incumbent must provide optimal patient/resident care through assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of adolescent, adult, and geriatric residents and families. Demonstrates the cognitive and psychosocial needs specific to the population to be served and meets standards of quality as measured by the unit/department age specific competency standards.This position requires a scientific knowledge base and ongoing growth and learning. When possible the family or those significant to the family are considered as part of the assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation efforts of the Registered Nurse (RN). The RN coordinates care between other professionals as needed.Intensive continuous mental effort is required to provide optimal safe patient care and the same mental effort is required when interacting with internal and external contacts, exercising judgments and making decisions.This position does provide patient care.DisclaimerThe foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.Providence Health Care Staffing Job ID #237453. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.Benefits
    • Weekly pay
    • Holiday Pay
    • Guaranteed Hours
    • Medical benefits
    • Benefits start day 1

Keywords: Providence Health Care Staffing, Reno , Travel Nurse RN - DOU - Direct Observation Unit - $2,878 per week, Healthcare , Reno, Nevada

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