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MGB-5706 - RN Med/Surg - Jamaica Plain, MA - 13 Weeks Contract

Sigma Healthcare team is looking for an experienced RN Med/Surg for our facility in Jamaica Plain, MA.

Shift: 19:00 - 07:30 


Med/Surg Nurses provide care for primarily adult patients before and after surgical procedures; they also attend to those who are being treated with pharmaceuticals to manage illness. Due to the broad range of medical conditions Med/Surg Nurses will encounter, they must be well-versed in a large variety of health conditions.

Position Responsibilities:

Med/Surg Nurses provide direct and individualized nursing care to patients based on the application of scientific nursing principles. In addition to general nursing care, responsibilities of Med/Surg Nurses include (but are not limited to):

Consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans

Prepares and administers (orally, subcutaneously, through an IV) and records prescribed medications. Reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments in accordance with the policy regarding the administration of medications by a licensed registered nurse

Educates patients on surgical procedures

Records patients medical information and vital signs

Monitors and adjusts specialized equipment used on patients, and interprets and records electronic displays

Initiates corrective action whenever the patient displays adverse symptomatology

Provides bedside care for a wide variety of medical patients, including pre- and post-surgery patients

Initiates patient education plan, as prescribed by physician. Teaches patients and significant others how to manage their illness/injury, by explaining: post-treatment home care needs

Changes dressings, inserts catheters, starts IVs

Prepares equipment and aids physician during examination and treatment of patient

Responds to life-saving situations based upon nursing standards and protocol

Participates in discharge planning

Utilizes time management skills

Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms

Performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting

Position Requirements:

Graduate of an accredited nursing program

Current RN license, in good standing with the State licensing board

Minimum of two (2) years Med/Surg experience in a hospital

Some Telemetry experience

Current BLS required

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  • Negotiable
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  • Re-186090
  • Permanent
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