RN - Med / Surg

Location: Albany, GA

Type of Job: Travel or Local Contract

Job Description

A Med/Surg Nurse performs a variety of duties from entry to discharge with a patient. Med/Surg Registered Nurses work directly with patients and also may assist a doctor with procedures. A Medical Surgical RN can handle the duties of a charge nurse when assigned.

Responsibilities

As a Medical Surgical Nurse your duties include:
  • Handling patient admissions and assessments.
  • Distributing needed medications.
  • Documenting patient care regarding procedures and the results of their tests.
  • Carrying out physicians orders.
  • Review labs and other test results.

Requirements

One year of experience as a Medical Surgical Registered Nurse within the past two years.
  • Current Nursing License in good standing.
  • Up to date Basic Life Support through 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

Albany, GA

Containing Atlantic coastline, mountain ranges, and large cities along with sprawling rural areas, Georgia is suited to the needs of practically every type of travel nurse. Whatever it is you were hoping to find your next job assignment, the Peach State probably has it.

History buffs find endless ways to explore Georgia as it contains several sites important to the Antebellum and Civil War eras and the Civil Rights Movement. As the home state of Franklin D. Roosevelt, those interested in the Great Depression or World War II will be make a stop in his hometown of Warm Springs. Martin Luther King Jr. is also a Georgia native and his Atlanta childhood home is a popular tourist destination.

If you'd prefer to spend your next travel assignment exploring one of America's major cities, you'll have no problem staying entertained in Atlanta. As the capital and biggest city in Georgia, it's a hub of culture for the South, featuring theaters, restaurants, and museums to rival any city. In Atlanta, you can explore the largest aquarium in the world or watch the Atlanta Braves play ball at Turner Field. If retail therapy is your method of choice for recuperating after a busy shift, you'll love Underground Atlanta, a shopping district that actually exists underground beneath the city's bustling downtown. 

The diverse natural landscape of Georgia lends itself to tons of outdoor activities. Ossabaw Island, accessible only by boat ride from Savannah, contains miles of beautiful undeveloped shoreline. Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area is a perfect destination for rafting the waters, fishing, or hiking to take in the scenic views.

During a travel contract, you will never run out of ways to get to know your temporary home in Georgia. You can try some traditional Southern cuisine at Shrimp & Grits Festival or experience a circus, live music, and various competitions at the Georgia National Fair. If you're ready to experience some of Georgia's famous Southern Charm for yourself, give Nurses PRN a call!

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Licensing Board: http://www.sos.state.ga.us/plb/rn