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As the largest city and capitol of South Carolina, Columbia is a great destination for a travel nursing contract if you want to experience some Southern charm without missing out on the excitement and amenities that come with nursing in a large city. The home of the University of South Carolina and Fort Jackson is usually buzzing with activity and is known for its friendly, welcoming residents. Columbia is full of both historical and modern sites, so there will be something for every type of travel nurse. The Hampton-Preston Mansion and Gardens, one of few mansions left from Antebellum Columbia, will take you back in time while the shopping, dining, and entertainment in the Five Points neighborhood will bring you right back to the here and now. Other popular destinations include the South Carolina Statehouse, famous for its rich history and impressive architecture, the Riverbanks Zoo, one of the top 10 in the US, and an array of art and history museums. If you prefer to relax in the outdoors during a busy contract, Columbia's Saluda River is a beautiful location known for being kayak-friendly.  Columbia's beautiful weather means it's open for celebrations all year long. The St. Patrick's Day Festival is one of the biggest events of the year and features multiple stages of live music and food from top local restaurants. Columbia also hosts several film festivals throughout the year, so grab your nurse friends on a night off and go to the movies. However you choose to use the time you have on a travel contract, Columbia can very likely be your spot. Give Nurses PRN a call to see what we have available in Columbia at the moment!

Job Description

ICU Nurses must provide top end care for patients with life-threatening injuries. ICU Nurses must have the ability to make timely and spot on decisions while keeping composed during unforeseen, traumatic events.

Responsibilities

ICU RNs responsibilities include:


  • Evaluating the progress of the patient.

  • Following the correct process if there are any changes in the patient’s condition.

  • Assisting physicians with medical procedures.

  • Ensuring all equipment is functioning correctly while taking care of patients.

  • Supplying necessary medication in a fast moving, highly stressful environment.

  • Providing emotional support while updating family members of current health status of the patient.

Requirements

One year of experience as an ICU RN within the past two years.


  • Current Nursing License in good standing.

  • Current BLS through American Heart Association.

  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen.

Job Type
Travel or Local Contract
Shift
Days, 12 hours
Duration
13 Weeks

Employee Applicant Statement

I certify that the information provided by me in this application is true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I understand that if I am employed, any false statements or omissions can lead to immediate dismissal, and I agree that Nurses PRN shall not be held liable in any respect if my employment is terminated for that reason. Nurses PRN is hereby authorized to verify the information I have supplied and to conduct any investigation of my personal history records. I authorize the companies, schools, and persons named in this application to give any information requested regarding my employment, character, and qualifications, and release and hold harmless Nurses PRN and the companies, schools, and persons from any liability. I understand and agree that if hired, my employment is for no definite period and may be terminated at any time without prior notice and without cause. I further understand that any offer of employment may be conditioned upon the results of a physical examination, including tests for the use of controlled substances in accordance with applicable laws.

If hired, I agree to abide by all rules and regulations of Nurses PRN, which I understand are subject to change by Nurses PRN at any time for any reason without prior notice.

Nurses PRN is an equal opportunity employer. Nurses PRN considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally-protected status. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or the interview process should notify Nurses PRN and request such accommodations.

Should an investigation or legal proceeding adversely affect my professional license/certification or ability to perform the functions of the job, I understand that I am obligated to immediately report said occurrence to Nurses PRN’s Chief Nursing Officer at 888-830-8811. Failure to do so will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.

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