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Med/Surg RN

Company: Marvel Medical Staffing
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Unit Sol prescreens
need 2 sup refs (charge accepted) at submittal; 1 w/in 12 mo. & 1 w/in 3 years worked
Modules are required to be done before start of assignment. Modules take on average 6 hours to complete.
Test consists of 4 lethal rhythms and 16 non-lethal rhythms. Can t miss any lethal or it's a failed score. Traveler will be allowed remediation and a 2nd attempt to pass***
Unit Med Acute/Neurocare
# Beds 27
Ratios 1:04
Required certifications (i.e., BLS, ACLS) BLS, ACLS
Common diagnoses/Types of patients Stroke and neuro related diagnosis, epilepsy unit, overflow medsurg patients, overflow covid patients. Toxicology patients (ETOH withdrawals and drug overdose) are also admitted
Experience or 'Must have' skills Experience with neuro patients, specifically stroke and other neurological disorders
Are RNs required to titrate drips yes
Common titratable &/or set rate drips Cardizem, Amiodarone, lasix, heparin, argatroban
Are there tele/monitor techs on this unit Are RNs required to read their own strips What brand are the tele monitors yes there are monitor techs. RNs must read and interpret their own EKGs, as they will confirm the reading and this is needed for floating purposes.
Charge Nurse/House Supervisor Does the charge nurse take an assignment Yes, will take an assignment at times when needed
Are there nurse aids on this unit/Ratios Yes, 1:15
RT Equipment (i.e., Cpap, BiPap, High Flow, vents, etc.) Cpap, Bipap, hi flow, and at times the unit takes vents if the MedTele unit is full. Travelers will be trained on vents, if necessary. There is always an RT to help us out when we have questions and concerns.
Shifts & Scheduling (Do you allow self-scheduling Block scheduling) 12hrs, shift starts at 0700/1900. We are self scheduling
Weekend Requirement Every other weekend
Holiday Requirement yes, rotate in with core staff
Is there Call or a Standby requirement No.
Floating Requirements All other Sacramento facilities--will float to all MS/Tele units in region as census dictates.
Scrub Color/Dress Code/Scrubs provided Navy - under shirts must be navy, white, or black. Scrub jackets are optional, must be navy.
Unit/Department specific orientation 2 days
Medical declination -accompanied by a physician s note
Religious declination, no supporting documentation is needed.
Cancellation may cancel up to 3 times per contract. Each cancellation could be a full shift or any part of a shift. If the traveler is called back in during an on call shift, it is not deemed a cancellation. (Hospital may also pay full hours for a particular shift, in lieu of cancellation).
BSN Required:No
License to
Trauma Level:

Shift , EOW, First to Float
Required , BLS, COVID Vaccine Required, Crisis Protocol Approved, NIHSS

Keywords: Marvel Medical Staffing, Sacramento , Med/Surg RN, Healthcare , Sacramento, California

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