RN - Med / Surg

Location: Sarasota, FL

Type of Job: Travel or Local Contract

Job Description

A Medical Surgical Registered Nurse performs a variety of duties from entry to discharge with a patient. Medical Surgical Registered Nurses work directly with patients and also may assist a doctor with procedures. A Medical Surgical RN can step in and perform the duties of a charge nurse when needed.

Responsibilities

As a Med/Surg Nurse your duties include:
  • Doing patient admissions and assessments.
  • Dispensing needed medications.
  • Logging patient care regarding procedures and the results of their tests.
  • Carrying out doctors orders.
  • Review labs and the results of other tests.

Requirements

One year of experience as a Medical Surgical Nurse within the past two years.
  • Active Nursing License in good standing.
  • Up to date Basic Life Support from American Heart Association.
  • Negative Drug Screen.

Benefits

  • Weekly Pay
  • Direct Deposit
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • AFLAC
  • Referral Bonus
  • Renewal Bonus
  • 401-K
  • Joint Commission Certified

Sarasota, FL

Are you a nurse that loves the sun and enjoys taking part in new activities each day? Then Florida is definitely the place for your next travel nursing contract! Florida features so many things for nurses to do outdoors, from relaxing on the beach to the variety of activities/events they have year round. Florida is the Sunshine State, which is why you'll have a blast either relaxing on the beach or even possibly taking a stab at surfing. If you don't want something quite as intense as surfing, you can do some fishing either in the gulf or in the ocean.

After the beach, you can either hike or bike the 47 mile Pinellas Trail, the longest urban linear trailer in the eastern US, or enjoy some horseback riding on the 17 mile Hawthorne Trail. After enjoying their many trails, it's off to Orlando! Orlando packs a lot of fun and you'll find attractions suitable for any age. You can visit SeaWorld, Universal Studios. Walt Disney World Resort, and that's just to name a few.

If you're a nurse that's big into sports, Florida features a variety of sports teams such as the Miami Heat or the Miami Dolphins to name a few. If you're a racecar fan, Florida is the home of the Daytona 500.

If you're in the mood for some events Florida has you covered. During the spring they have the Springtime Festival. This is one of the largest festivals in the southeast and it features a parade with over 70,000 participants, Jubilee in the Park with hand crafted items, a children's park, and several stages featuring a variety of music to enjoy. If you love music then you must grab your nursing buddies and visit Sunfest! This is Florida's largest music and art festival and it has been a local tradition for over 25 years.

If you love to spend time outdoors when your're not at your nursing job, then Florida is the next place for your travel nursing assignment. They feature so many different beaches, outdoor activities, sports teams, and festivals that you'll never have a dull moment. A perfect place for a nurse to take a vacation, while also making money! Call us now to find out what nursing positions are available in your specialty. Nurses PRN and Florida await your call!

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Licensing Board: http://www.doh.state.fl.us/mqa/