Medical Surgical Nurse - (MS RN)

Job ID: 240707
Job Title: Medical Surgical Nurse - (MS RN)
Shift: Call for details
Duration: Full-time
Pay Rate: Call for details
Company: AMN Nursing Jobs
Contact Info: Jason Nelson;; 888-609-5258

Job Description & Requirements

Job Description & Requirements
Medical Surgical Nurse - (MS RN)
Start Date: ASAP
The following units may have open positions, but placement will be determined based on candidate interest and hiring needs. These are not float positions. Unit Descriptions: 2EOnc: Nurses care for oncology patients and general medical patients in all private rooms. Treatment may be medical, surgical or radiation. Nurses will assist in managing side effects of chemotherapy, neutropenia. Many IVs, nursing treatments, medication administration, chemo transfusions and pain management. 2G: General surgical unit with subspecialties of ENT, including tracheostomy, plastics with neuro-vascular monitoring, colorectal, and bariatric surgical patients. Many IVs, use of specialty beds, medication administration, and wound care. 3B: Inpatient acute rehabilitation unit with mostly adult clients. Interdisciplinary departments include PT/OT/Speech/Social Services/ Pastoral Care/ Recreational Therapy/ Neuropsychology/ Medicine/ Nursing. This is also an overflow for medical units. 3G: General medical/surgical unit to support OR suites. This unit has all private rooms and is also a bariatric-friendly environment. Many opportunities for dressing changes, central line care, a variety of drainage tubes, PCAs, nursing treatments and medication administration. 4B: Orthopedic unit caring for total joint replacements (#1 in the state!) along with other surgical and non-surgical orthopedic problems. Many opportunities for IVs, PCAs, medication administration, and wound care. Also serves as a trauma step-down unit. 5B: Nephrology, urology and general medical unit. This unit cares for both surgical and medical patients, including kidney transplant patients. Many opportunities for IVs, wound care, and medication administration. 6B: Nurses care for medical cardiac patients, post-cardiac cath patients, ablation and vascular surgical patients. This unit also has coronary care unit beds for closer observation of acute MI patients. The cardiac cath patients include pacemaker/ ICD placements and aneurysm repairs, as well as traditional cardiac cath/stent placements. Many opportunities for assessments, patient teaching, IVs, wound care, analysis of laboratory values and medication administration and management. 6G: Nurses care for post-op cardiac, pulmonary, vascular and thoracic surgery patients and families. This unit shares cardiac patients with 6B. Many patients have co- morbidities in addition to a primary cardiac diagnosis. 7A: Gynecology/Pediatrics/Medical Surgical. This is a gynecology surgical unit that also admits general pediatric patients and provides overflow for maternal child couplets. Call today

Required Qualifications

Licensed as RN in State of Illinois. ADN required, BSN preferred. Current BLS/CPR certification per policy. Must be able to position and/or transfer an average adult patient and possess gross coordination sufficient to perform other patient care duties as required. Must be able to withstand prolonged periods of standing. Must be able to perform difficult manipulative skills such as IV insertion and IM injections. Environmental working conditions include exposure to blood, bodily fluids and tissue, contagious diseases and/or radioactive or other potentially hazardous materials.

Preferred Qualifications

BSN preferred, ADN accepted

About the Facility

This medical facility has been a teaching hospital affiliated with SIU School of Medicine since 1970. An affiliate of the BJC Collaborative, the facility boasts more than 6,700 staff members and 667,000 outpatients. The hospital’s featured services include heart and vascular services, rehab services, emergency services and family maternity.

Facility Location

Located on historic U.S. Route 66, half-way between Chicago and St. Louis, Springfield, the capital city of Illinois is your quintessential All-American city, brimming with Midwestern hospitality and warmth. Here you’ll discover a vibrant mix of entertainment, historic sites, excellent shopping and vibrant festivals that showcase the city’s culture and history.

Job Benefits

AMN Nursing Jobs positions offer a wide range of benefits that typically include Full Medical, Dental, Prescription, Vision, Tuition Reimbursement, PTO, Flex Spending as well as generous Compensation packages and differentials.

About the Company

AMN Nursing Jobs offers you access to the largest nationwide network of permanent  jobs in the healthcare industry including clinical, non clinical and leadership positions through one of the most well-known and longest standing staffing companies in the industry. We connect you with some of the most reputable healthcare facilities in the country seeking high quality professionals to help meet their recruitment needs. We provide you a wide range of clinical settings and locations to choose from when you are seeking new opportunities. Our recruiters take pride in becoming your career advocate and personally helping you make the transition into a new job or even a new location easy and achievable! No matter what the reason, whether it is increased compensation, career growth or as simple as wanting a change of scenery, AMN perm Jobs partners with you to reach your personal goals! AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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