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Registered Nurse - Medical/Surgery

Medical Surgical | Las Vegas, NV | Contract

Job Description
Registered Nurse - Medical/Surgery
Work Location: Las Vegas, NV

Job Duties/Responsibilities/Functions (including but not limited to)
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• Coordinate patient care in collaboration with a wide array of healthcare professionals. Facilitate the achievement of optimal outcomes in relation to clinical care, quality and cost effectiveness.
• Ensure compliance with standards of care and practice in accordance with all established policies, procedures, and guidelines used in the MTF.
• Provide health promotions, counseling, and education.
• Administer medications, wound care, and numerous other personalized interventions.
• Direct and supervise care provide by other healthcare professionals.
• Recognize adverse signs and symptoms and quickly react in emergency situations.
• Perform nursing services identified in the TO.
• Ability to recognize adverse signs and symptoms and quickly react in emergency situations.
• Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with a diverse group of people for the purpose of informing the healthcare team of plans/actions, for teaching/education to benefit the patient/family and organization. Effectively uses appropriate communication format in addressing professional issues.
• Excellent oral communication skills for patient/family education and telephone triage of patients. Telephone and in-person assessment/evaluation includes the determination of optimal time and location for patient management (ER, clinic, homecare) and follow-up care as required. Prescribes and communicates treatment plans and patient teaching in accordance with established protocols. Collects and assesses significant patient history information and performs all necessary patient teaching.
• Excellent written communication skills to perform accurate documentation, both written and electronic, of all activity, including telephone contacts, in accordance with requirements.
• Skill in setting up, operating and monitoring specialized medical equipment such as cardiac monitoring devices, EKG units, oxygen analyzers, nebulizers, and other clinic specific equipment.
• Performs/assists with procedures such as bladder catheterizations, administration of oxygen, EKGs, phlebotomy and other unit specific procedures, in accordance with established protocols.
• Ensures for proper documentation of procedures and treatments.
• Participates in the orientation and training of newly assigned personnel, as appropriate.
• Ensures a safe work environment, employee safe work habits and patient safety IAW regulatory agencies, infection control policies, and process improvement initiatives.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
• Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Graduate from a college or university accredited by National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC), or The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Knowledge of professional care theories, principles, practices, and procedures to perform nursing assignments of moderate difficulty and experience in assessing pediatric, adolescent, adults, obstetrics, and geriatric patients, as appropriate. Utilizes the nursing process as a basis for professional practice. Knowledge of a wide range of medical disorders/conditions and disease processes across the lifespan, as appropriate. Knowledge of preventive health schedules, procedures, processes and education methods. Knowledge of disease management and population health principles. Knowledge of a variety of pharmacological agents used in patient treatment, the desired effects, side effects, and complications of their use as well as the accurate administration of the pharmacologic agent, including dosage calculations as required. Knowledge of the administrative requirements for proper documentation of patient conditions including disease progress, acknowledgement of teaching, and follow up care. Knowledge of computer operations and proficiency in use of basic word processing, data entry and automated medical records.
• Five (5) to eight (8) years of experience in nursing after graduation.
• Demonstrate computer proficiency to support of health care delivery
• Maintain current certification in one of the following: American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers or American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Course. Other certifications may be acceptable if specified in the TO. Certification cards must display the American Heart Association or Military Training Network emblem. Web-based classes do not meet required standards.
• Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse. Maintain a current, valid, unrestricted license specific to the position (with no limitations, stipulations or pending adverse actions) in any U.S. jurisdiction as outlined in the applicable regulation or instruction. All licenses must be unencumbered and remain in effect during contract employment.
• Required to obtain documentation of required physical testing or a report of a physical examination.
• Must be able to read, write and speak English well enough to effectively communicate.
• Require a favorable investigation is needed as a condition of employment under this contract. If a security or background investigation results in an unfavorable finding, the Government will notify the Contractor and the HCW will not be granted access to the Military Treatment Facility nor be qualified to perform services on the contract.
• Training will be provided on an as needed basis for any new equipment/products/procedures. Orientation will be provided at the start of employment and will typically last 4-12 weeks depending on previous experience.

About InGenesis
InGenesis is dedicated to placing people in positions that preserve life, improve lives and inspire others. This does not happen without passionate people, skilled colleagues who are motivated to create innovative solutions and deliver superior service to our clients. Founded in 1998, InGenesis manages thousands of employees, including pioneering healthcare, science, technology and pharma professionals. The workforce solutions company includes almost half of the Fortune 500 in its nearly 300 clients. It is recognized as one of the largest healthcare staffing firms, and InGenesis is the largest minority/women owned healthcare staffing firm in North America.

EEOC Statement
We support a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer who does not discriminate against employees and applicants for employment on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other classification protected by law.