Medical Surgical Nurse - Travel - (MS RN)

  • NursesRx
  • Downey, California
  • Oct 17, 2019
Discipline - RN Specialty - Med/Surg Job Type - Travel

Job Description

Job Description & Requirements
Medical Surgical Nurse - (MS RN)
StartDate: 10/22/2019Available Shifts: 12 N Pay Rate: $1818.00 - 2005.00

Opened in the fall of 2009, this medical center is the area's newest hospital in more than 40 years! Environmentally friendly and built with the patient in mind. The hospital rooms are 95% private with pullout beds for loved ones, and nurses' stations are close to the patients. The hospital has a full-service Emergency Department, Critical Care, high-risk obstetrical services, and a level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.What travelers and managers say about Downey: "I love it here and the people I work with, everyone is so friendly" A. Lal Director of StaffingDowney Fun Facts*Site of the oldest McDonald's restaurant, opened 1953, the First Taco Bell opened here in 1962 and the first Southern California Dunkin' Donuts opened in 2014 to include a drive-thru window.*Hometown of the musical greats: The Carpenters, "Weird Al" Yankovic, James Hetfield and Ron McGovery of Melallica.*Former NASA Industrial Plant that was the manufacturing home for both the Apollo Space Program and later the Spaceshuttle Program*Downey Studios: approximately 80 acres on the former NASA site that was reconstructed as a state of the art medial production facility.MedSurgNurse to patient ratios 1:4-5 for all shifts. No Ancillary Staff. Patients range in age from Adolescents to Geriatrics. Unit patient population: General MS ortho, Urology, oncology patients. Required Certs: BLS. Patient Care Delivery System: Primary and Team. Meds and drips administered: Chemo. Special Unit Procedures: CT insertion, LP's Bone Marrow Aspiration, 10-31 oral radiation, OBGYN exams. Documentation System: Computerized HealthConnect. Supplemental Staff required to float when necessary. Scrubs can be any color, RN provides their own scrubs.

Required Qualifications
BLS. Experience with computerized charting
High level of customer service and patient care.
Clinician may float to a PACU overflow unit to care for MS patients as needed
California License in Hand Required


Preferred Qualifications
Health Connect Experience
Previous Kaiser Experience
California License in Hand Required


About the Facility
Having opened its doors to the Los Angeles public in 1965, the Kaiser Downey Medical Center has become a trusted name in healthcare and the preferred choice of many in the area. Today, the medical center exists as a 352-bed institution that offers a full range of care options and is the frequent recipient of national and regional awards and accreditations, including being the recipient of the Women's Choice Award for one of America's Best Hospitals for Patient Experience by Women's Certified and, in 2012, receiving the CALNOC Performance Excellence Awards, for a second year in a row.

Facility Location
Birthplace of the Apollo space program and a bustling city with more than 100,000 residents, Downey, California is just minutes from the best of Southern California, including Hollywood, Anaheim, and Manhattan Beach—the world capital of beach volleyball. Nearby Long Beach offers the RMS Queen Mary Hotel, as well as a thriving waterfront downtown, world-class aquarium, and the historic Belmont Shores.

Job Benefits
NursesRx, an AMN Healthcare company, is a leading travel nursing staffing agency that can help you achieve the career you've trained for, and the lifestyle you've always wanted. With thousands of positions nationwide, NursesRx lets registered nurses (RN) choose from the very best assignments with top-ranked hospitals and facilities throughout the United States. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

About the Company
NursesRx, an AMN Healthcare company, is a leading travel nursing staffing agency that can help you achieve the career you've trained for, and the lifestyle you've always wanted. With thousands of positions nationwide, NursesRx lets registered nurses (RN) choose from the very best assignments with top-ranked hospitals and facilities throughout the United States. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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