Medical Surgical Nurse - (MS RN) - Iowa City, Iowa - NurseRecruiter.com

Travel Nursing Job in
Iowa City , Iowa

  • Profession: Registered Nurse
  • Specialty: Medical Surgical

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Job Description & Requirements
Medical Surgical Nurse - (MS RN)
StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 8/12 D/N Pay Rate: $34.00 - 36.00

This outstanding Medical Surgical (MS) unit, based in a warm patient environment, is looking for the right MS RN to join their team of compassionate and driven health care professionals. This unit provides quality care for patients of all ages with a wide range of acute and/or chronic illnesses. Patients requiring a shorter length of stay for evaluation or testing purposes, as well as those who require surgery are also part of the unit. Join this highly motivated team of caregivers and enjoy a challenging and welcoming environment based on optimal patient care.

Often referred to as the backbone of adult-care facilities, medical-surgical nurses are responsible for all adult patients receiving medical or surgical care. The med-surg RN typically works in the following settings:


Hospitals


Outpatient facilities


Home care


Urgent care


Long-term care Because they generally care for a large amount of patients at any given time, medical-surgical nurses face a wide variety of health conditions




Required Qualifications
BLS
Must be able to read strips -This position requires the traveler in a proctored setting take our EKG exam with passing grade of 80% minimum
Recent experience in Level 1 trauma hospital.
Experience in a hospital of 450 beds or greater.
All travelers's are required to float to areas where competent
Also, please keep all time off requests for dates between 5/1 - 9/15 to 7 days or less. Thank you!


Preferred Qualifications
Iowa or Compact license.

Facility Location
Iowa City possesses a large amount of cultural and entertainment options and is home to the University of Iowa. The Old Capital Museum has a storied history and is a visual treat for architecture lovers. The Iowa Avenue Literary Walk is a must-see for bibliophiles with close to 50 writers represented, all of whom have ties to Iowa. Indeed, writing is big in Iowa, with the Iowa Writer's Workshop being one of the nation's premier creative writing programs. Sports fans will no doubt want to attend Hawkeyes games at the University of Iowa. The Hawkeyes are always a threat in the Big Ten and draw ardent support from locals.

Job Benefits
Onward Healthcare's travel nursing assignments typically last 13 weeks, and include:



Competitive pay rates and comprehensive benefits


Medical plans with dental and vision


Complimentary, high-quality private housing


401(k) and flex spending options


Life insurance


Accident and short-term disability coverage


Free continuing education (CE) courses


Travel allowances


Guaranteed pay program


Tuition discount program


Referral bonuses




About the Company
Onward Healthcare, an AMN Healthcare company, is a travel nursing company dedicated to moving our nurses careers "onward and upward." Our team of expert recruiters connect clinicians with exclusive travel nursing opportunities at the nation’s top hospitals and healthcare facilities. Onward's nursing assignments are part of a larger, comprehensive RN career development and consultation service. Onward/AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.

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Job Requirements

Please see job description.

Location

Iowa City, Iowa

Employment Type

Travel

Date Posted

Jun 23rd, 2017

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