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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics - $2,300 per week, Days

Company: Quality Nurses
Location: Gothenburg
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Quality Nurses is seeking a travel nurse RN Orthopedics for a travel nursing job in Gothenburg, Nebraska.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Orthopedics
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift: 12 hours, days
  • 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.PURPOSEThis position assists the surgical team by acting as the
    primary scrub person who handles the instruments, supplies and equipment during
    surgical procedures. Maintains constant vigilance for the maintenance of the
    sterile field. PRIMARY
    RESPONSIBILITIES--
    Sets up operating room prior to surgery by
    providing correct equipment, instruments, packs and supplies for the kind of
    procedure to be done.--
    Ensures cleanliness of the surgical suite, and that
    appropriate equipment is available and functional.--
    Opens sterile supplies and sets up the table for
    each surgical procedure.--
    Ensures that the members of the surgical team
    are properly attired and assists the surgeon with draping the patient to
    isolate the operative site.--
    Assists in the maintenance of the sterile field
    by applying principles of aseptic techniques and informing the surgeon/surgical
    team of infractions.--
    Passes instruments and supplies to the surgeon.--
    Counts sponges and sharps with the RN prior to
    the surgery and before the incision is closed.--
    Cleans and prepares the instruments for
    sterilization.--
    Prepares the sterile dressing for the patients
    incision.--
    Strips down operating room by washing walls,
    floors and equipment with antiseptic solution and disposing of waste and soiled
    supplies.--
    Assists the RN in maintaining proper
    documentation of patient care record and reports pertinent information.--
    Cleans, sterilizes and assembles instrument sets
    and equipment. Ensures that specialty instrument sets are sterilized and
    restocked in a timely manner.--
    Restocks the operating rooms and warmers,
    rotates the stock, and maintains dust-free rooms.--
    Assists operating room staff with room turnover
    and moving or supporting the patient intraoperatively.--
    Provides safe transport of patients. Retrieves
    and returns borrowed equipment and other items to department.--
    Disassembles, cleans and decontaminates surgical
    supplies.--
    Operates autoclave and other processing
    equipment.--
    Takes inventories of existing supplies and replenishes
    to maintain established levels.--
    Demonstrates familiarity with facility and
    department infection control policies.--
    Maintains confidentiality of patients,
    department and hospital.--
    Has a clear understanding of the Health
    Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations and develops
    and follows department policies and procedures to maintain compliance.--
    Works effectively as a team member within the
    facility to provide quality service to hospital departments through
    communication, cooperation, and collaboration.--
    Expands job-related knowledge and skills to
    improve and adjust to change.--
    Participates in departmental CQI.--
    Follows policies and procedures to contribute to
    the efficiency of the Surgical Department.--
    Attends scheduled inservices that pertain to the
    hospital as a whole or to the Surgical Department.--
    Completes required continuous training and
    education, including department specific requirements.PHYSICAL DEMANDS--
    Ability to work and stand continuously (up to
    80% of the time) and up to 30% of the time lifting, positioning, and
    transporting equipment and patients of varying weights.--
    Ability to work for long periods of times as
    required.--
    Ability to hold retractors for often prolonged
    times.--
    Ability to work with hands in cleaning and
    sterilizing instruments when necessary.--
    Ability to see and hear in order to safely care
    for patients, prepare for cases, and make accurate assessments and
    observations.Physical Demands and Environmental ConditionsPhysical Tasks/Movement:The following tasks/movements are likely to be
    encountered in this job:Lifting:


    Physical Demand
    Level


    Occasional
    1 lift every 30
    min.
    0-33%


    Frequent
    1 lift every 2
    minutes
    34% - 66%


    Constant
    1 lift every 15
    seconds
    67% - 100%




    Sedentary


    10


    Negligible


    Negligible




    Light


    20lb


    10lb


    Negligible




    Medium


    50lb

    Quality Nurses Job ID #m225688. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 40 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, Lincoln , Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics - $2,300 per week, Days, Healthcare , Gothenburg, Nebraska

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