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Travel Nurse RN - Telemetry - $3,200 per week, Nights

Company: Quality Nurses
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Quality Nurses is seeking a travel nurse RN Telemetry for a travel nursing job in Bakersfield, California.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Telemetry
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: 10/17/2022
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • 36 hours per week
  • Shift: 12 hours, nights
  • Employment Type: TravelAs travel nurses ourselves, we understand all the reasons to avoid taking an assignment with an agency you've never worked with before. We want to reward you for giving us a chance, so when you sign for your first assignment (of 13 weeks or more) with us from now until August 31st we will include a $1,000 bonus on your first paycheck.MedSurg &Tele (This is a mixed unit)
    - # beds 39 Beds (37 private rooms & 1 semi private room)
    - Certs BLS, ACLS, NIHSS are required
    - Ratios 1 to 4 tele patients; 1 to 5 MedSurg patients but could be assigned a mix of MS & tele-------could be 3 MS & 1 tele or 2 MS & 2 Tele, etc-------)
    - EMR Cerner experience preferred. Make sure to ask if they already have Cerner experience & if so, was this recent? They can comp test out of Cerner training.
    - Charge Nurse 24/7 They will have either a Nurse Shift Manager & a Resource nurse or they will have just a Charge Nurse
    - Nurse Aides CNAs based on the census
    - Weekend Requirement "4 shifts out of 4-week schedule.
    - Weekend shifts for nights are Fri/Sat & Sat Sun for days"
    - Holidays Travelers are expected to work into the perm staff holiday rotation schedule (1 major holiday & 1 minor holiday)
    - Scrub Color Navy blue. If you wear a scrub jacket it also must be navy. If you wear an undershirt underneath your scrub top it must be navy, white, or black.
    - Tele Phillips *Must be able to read & interpret all cardiac rhythms
    - Vents Cpap or Bipap (per RT)
    - Hospitalist or Intensivist in house Yes - on call after hours
    - IV Team No
    - RT 24/7 Yes
    - Pharmacy 24/7 Yes & Omnicell
    - Shifts 12's 7 - 7:30. Do not be late. Very strict regarding attendance. AM huddle. Block scheduling is not guaranteed.
    - Floating Travelers are the 1st to float. Could possibly float between MSW & MHB because they are under the same license, traveler may float between the two. Float to any MedSurg/Tele. ICU for MedSurg patients if no beds. ER for MedSurg Tele holds.
    - Floor specific orientation Normally 1-2 shifts; however, could be up to 3 depending on Cerner experience. If have Cerner could be less orientation on the unit.
    - Common diagnosis / Types of patients General MedSurg patients including bariatrics & all total joints. Must be comfortable with this. CVA patients, a-fib, amiodarone, set rate cardizem, dopamine & dobutamine only for renal perfusion. No titration. Heparin & hyperglycemia protocol. ETOH withdrawal per protocol (banana bag, etc... drug withdrawal, drug seekers, addicts...
    - Additional Notes Warm welcoming staff. Can be a challenge because it is a mixed unit (MedSurg & Tele). Very fast paced, busy, high turnover. Any issues that compromise patient safely will not be tolerated.Quality Nurses Job ID #d426099. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.About Quality NursesWe are travelers building the kind of agency we always wanted, while still working assignments.We are transparent. Our clinicians are just as important to us as our customers.We only hire clinicians we'd be glad to work with on the same unit. If approved, you will get your own admin dedicated to helping you with everything before, during, and after each assignment for your entire time with us.--More info:---Pay is every Friday starting the second Friday of your assignment.
    We do not provide:
    -Housing-Any Reimbursements (including onboarding requirements) other than the max allowable GSA Per Diem for qualified travelers-Health insurance-401k plan-Referral bonusesBenefits
    • Weekly pay
    • Cancelation protection
    • Holiday Pay
    • Guaranteed Hours

Keywords: Quality Nurses, Bakersfield , Travel Nurse RN - Telemetry - $3,200 per week, Nights, Healthcare , Bakersfield, California

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