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Registered Nurse (RN) - Medical/Surgical

Pittsburgh, PA

Post Date: 02/27/2017 Job ID: 47004 Industry: Nursing

Loyal Source Government Services is currently hiring Registered Nurses (RNs) with Med/Surg experience to work for the VA Healthcare Center near Pittsburgh, PA. You will be working as a civilian contractor. Working for Loyal Source gives you the ability to work for the FASTEST growing provider of clinical services for the United States Government. Must have a current, unrestricted licensure in ANY STATE, territory or commonwealth of the United States, District of Columbia, Virgin Islands, Guam or Puerto Rico.

Registered Nurses will be in the following specialty units:
  • Medicine/Telemetry
  • Medical/Surgical/Post-OP/Telemetry
  • Medical/Surgical Specialty (Liver Transplant with Oncology component)

REQUIREMENTS:
  • Resume
  • Nursing License, (Any State)
  • BLS

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Knowledge of professional care theories, principles, practices, disease process and procedures to perform nursing assignments of moderate difficulty.
  • Knowledge of a variety of pharmacological agents used in patient treatment, the desired effects, side effects, and complications of their use
  • Knowledge of dosage calculations
  • 2 years of experience

TYPE OF WORK: 
  • Works under the direct supervision of the Nurse Manager.
  • Ability to utilize bar code medication administration (BCMA) for medication administration and computerized patient record system (CPRS).
  • Effectively utilizes all aspects of the nursing process to provide optimal nursing care to Acute Medical Care patients.
  • Practices within the guidelines of the policies, procedures and standards of care/practice relative to Acute Medical Care and the Patient Care Service Line.
  • Anticipates emergencies, coordinates prevention and responds appropriately to emergency as defined by VAPHS policy.
  • Demonstrates competence in the completion of core and practice specific procedures.
  • Demonstrates appropriate knowledge and skills, i.e., medication administration, IV infusion and PCA pumps, crash cart/defibrillator, EKG, Chest tubes, continuous bladder irrigation.
  • Participates in unit and hospital based quality improvement activities.
  • Consistently maintains confidentiality and provides patient privacy.
  • Effectively communicates with health care providers, patients and families.
  • Uses sound judgment and takes accountability for decisions that impact patient care and unit operations.
  • Utilizes safe patient handling processes to ensure patient and staff safety.


For more information please contact Brian Rodin at 407-381-7738 or via email at b.rodino@loyalsource.com

If you are not interested in this location, please let us know what opportunities you would be interested in as we get new positions throughout the country daily.  Feel free to forward this to anyone who may be interested in working with the military or the VA as a contracted civilian, as we do offer a referral bonus.

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