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Registered Nurse RN Medical Surgical - Travis AFB

Company:
Maxim Healthcare Services Nursing
Location:
CA
Post Date:
May 17, 2018
Description:

 


Maxim Government Services is searching for qualified Registered Nurses for the Medical Treatment Facility (MTF) on Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield/Vacaville area of Northern California. Veteran Affairs allows contractors to work on any active, unrestricted state license. 


 


Government contracts are long term, full time, include benefits, paid holidays , accrue paid time off and often lead to direct Government Civilian (GS) employment.  This is a great opportunity to get your foot in the door to federal employment. 


 


MGS employees are our greatest asset. We offer the following benefits:


-Competitive Wages


-Health Benefits


-401K Savings Plan


-Direct Deposit


-Weekly Pay


 


For further information and/or to apply to this opportunity, please contact Kim Herrmann (877) 529-8016 or email your resume to kiherrma@maxhealth.com.  Please feel free to pass along this information to anyone interested.


 


1   QUALIFICATIONS.


 



  •  Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) highly desirable.


 



  •   Minimum of three years experience as a clinical nurse in the medical/surgical or critical care inpatient setting. Experience with newborn to geriatric population. Knowledge of cardiac telemetry highly desirable.


 



  •   Knowledge of professional care theories, principles, practices, disease process and procedures to perform nursing assignments of moderate difficulty and experience to acutely ill pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients as appropriate. Utilizes the nursing process as a basis for professional practice.  


 



  • 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 patients condition including disease progress, acknowledgement of teaching, and follow up care.  


 



  • Knowledge of computer operations and proficiency in the use of basic word processing, data entry and automated medical records.


 


2   SPECIFIC TASKS. The duties required by the Medical/Surgical unit nurse positions at a medical treatment facility (MTF) are as follows, but not limited to:


 



  • Ability to synthesize data from a variety of sources and make appropriate clinical decisions. 


 



  • Coordinates patient care through a continuum and facilitates the achievement of optimal outcomes in relation to care, quality and cost effectiveness


 



  • Ensures compliance with standards of care and practice in accordance with all established policies, procedures, and guidelines used in the medical treatment facility. Provides care within ethical and legal boundaries.


 



  • Accountable for making patient care assignments based on the scope of practice and skill level of assigned personnel.  


 



  • Excellent patient assessment skills.    


 



  • 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 written communication skills to perform accurate documentation, both written and electronic, of all activity in accordance with requirements. 


 



  • Ability to recognize adverse signs and symptoms and react quickly in emergency situations.


 



  • Skill in setting up, operating and monitoring specialized medical equipment such as IV infusion pumps, cardiac monitoring devices, EKG units, oxygen analyzers, nebulizers, and other unit specific equipment.


 



  • Performs a full range of nursing procedures such as: dressing changes, catherization, wound irrigation, intravenous fluid administration, blood transfusion, oxygen administration, vital signs, specimen collection and other unit specific procedures as prescribed by the provider.


 



  • Completes orientation and competency verification programs in accordance with (IAW) unit guidelines.


 



  • Participates in the orientation, training, and evaluation of duty performance of newly assigned personnel, as appropriate.


 



  • Serves and participates in committees, functions and other meetings as directed.  Provides relevant and timely information to these groups, and assists with decision-making and process improvement. Participates in customer service initiatives, and medical readiness activities, designed to enhance health services.


 



  • Ensures a safe work environment, employee safe work habits and patient safety IAW regulatory agencies, infection control policies, and process improvement initiatives.


 



  • Other additional duties as assigned.


 


 


For further information and/or to apply to this opportunity, please contact Kim Herrmann (877) 529-8016 or email your resume to kiherrma@maxhealth.com.  Please feel free to pass along this information to anyone interested.


 


 


Key words:  Registered Nurse, RN, R.N., Medical Surgical, Med-Surg, M/S, Med/Surg, Medical-Surgical, Medical/Surgical, Medical/Surgery


 

Contact
Kim Herrmann
Phone: 877-529-8016
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