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RN Med/Surg

Company: Sigma Inc
Location: Lexington
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

10164613 - RN Med/Surg - Lexington, KY - 13 Weeks Contract

Sigma Healthcare team is looking for Med/Surg RN in Lexington,KY.

Shift: 12:00hr - AM

Summary:


  • Med/Surg Nurses provide care for primarily adult patients before and after surgical procedures; they also attend to those who are being treated with pharmaceuticals to manage illness. Due to the broad range of medical conditions Med/Surg Nurses will encounter, they must be well-versed in a large variety of health conditions.


    Position Responsibilities:

    Med/Surg Nurses provide direct and individualized nursing care to patients based on the application of scientific nursing principles. In addition to general nursing care, responsibilities of Med/Surg Nurses include (but are not limited to):


    • Consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans
    • Prepares and administers (orally, subcutaneously, through an IV) and records prescribed medications.
    • Reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments in accordance with the policy regarding the administration of medications by a licensed registered nurse
    • Educates patients on surgical procedures
    • Records patients' medical information and vital signs
    • Monitors and adjusts specialized equipment used on patients, and interprets and records electronic displays
    • Initiates corrective action whenever the patient displays adverse symptomatology
    • Provides bedside care for a wide variety of medical patients, including pre- and post-surgery patients
    • Initiates patient education plan, as prescribed by physician. Teaches patients and significant others how to manage their illness/injury, by explaining: post-treatment home care needs
    • Changes dressings, inserts catheters, starts IVs
    • Prepares equipment and aids physician during examination and treatment of patient
    • Responds to life-saving situations based upon nursing standards and protocol
    • Participates in discharge planning
    • Utilizes time management skills
    • Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms
    • Performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting

      Position Requirements:


      • Graduate of an accredited nursing program
      • Current RN license, in good standing with the State licensing board
      • Minimum of two (2) years Med/Surg experience in a hospital
      • Some Telemetry experience
      • Current BLS required.

Keywords: Sigma Inc, Lexington , RN Med/Surg, Healthcare , Lexington, Kentucky

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