RN Psych Travel Nurse

Fargo, North Dakota 58103 | Travel

Post Date: 05/10/2018 Job ID: 4215 Specialty : Nursing Professionals Skills: Psychiatric

Position Summary: Responsible to assess, plan, implement, evaluate, and supervise nursing care of patients within
the area of assignment pursuant to the policies and procedures of Prairie. and the Nurse Practice Act.

Primary Job Responsibilities:
• Demonstrates competent patient care based on knowledge of psychiatric and CD Disorders
• Demonstrates competent patient care based on growth and development for all age groups
• Responsible for completing nursing assessments within the specified time frame for the planning,
implementation and evaluating of patients within the scope of practice.
• Process physician orders in a timely and accurate manner.
• Able to provide patient/family education and administer medications in an accurate manner consistent with
policy and good nursing practice.
• Develops individual treatment plans based on Nursing Diagnosis and patient history
• Intervenes with patients individually and in a group
• Documents patient status and care provided in a through and timely manner
• Responds appropriately to overhead Codes; e.g. code 99, CI.
• Supervises assigned patients according to policy and procedure
• Facilitates/leads educational and activity groups effectively
• Provides education on medical issues/ follow up
• Completes admission and discharge process thoroughly and in a timely manner
• Monitors the milieu for potential safety hazards and addresses issues appropriately
• Monitors and assures adequate staffing during the shift
• Audits the medical records and alerts staff of any discrepancies
• Specific to Night Shift Staff: Audits the medical records to monitor timeliness and thoroughness of the
medical record documentation in accordance with regulatory standards
• Performs other duties as assigned or as requested

Position Requirements: Requires knowledge of nursing practices. Current licensure as an RN with the North Dakota
State Board of Nurse Examiners is required. Current licensure as an RN with the Minnesota Board of Nurse Examiners
a plus. The employee is required to be knowledgeable of and follow the Nurse Practice Act. Must have critical
thinking skills, problem-solving and the ability to communicate and make safe judgment calls in stressful situations.
Must be able to multi-task and communicate in a professional manner in both verbal and written format. Must have
basic computer skills using Microsoft Office Outlook and email.

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

HIPAA Minimum Necessary Access Level: Level II, access to records as necessary for treatment/provision of care or
for designated studies/monitoring.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an
employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Lifting/carrying occasionally greater than 50 pounds at a time, with frequent lifting/carrying up to 25 pounds. This
category usually requires frequent bending/stooping. Standing/walking is generally required off-and on for a total of
approximately 6 hours of an 8-hour workday. Sitting may occur intermittently during the remaining 2 hours. In most
medium jobs, being on one' s feet for most of the workday is critical. Must be able to perform repetitive hand and
wrist movements as required to lock and unlock doors. Must possess sight/hearing senses or use prosthetics that willenable these senses to function adequately so that the requirements of this position can be fully met. Physically
intervene with an agitated patient, which may include assisting in a psychical or mechanical restraint of a patient
when necessary.

Work Environment: The work environment is characteristic of those an employee encounters while performing the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to
perform the essential functions.

Special Requirements: The individual must have the ability to smoothly and rapidly shift between dissimilar tasks.
They must also possess the skills necessary to communicate well both verbally and in writing. The individual must react
quickly and calmly as part of a team to handle volatile and potentially emergency situations; make effective decisions
while in stressful situations and circumstances; and after training, be able to manage disruptive and explosive patients.
OSHA Category I: This category involves workers who perform tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids, or
tissues. All procedures or other job related tasks that involve an inherent potential for membrane or skin contact with
blood, body fluids, or tissues, or a potential for spills or splashes of them are Category I tasks. Use of appropriate
protective measures will be required for every employee engaged in Category I tasks.

 

PAY RATE: 

Weekly Gross: $1, 728.00

W2 Regular Hours: $18.00 hourly; $720.00 weekly 

Total Stipend: $144.00 daily; $1, 008.00 weekly 

Meals: $51.00 daily; $357.00 weekly 

Lodging: $93.00 daily; $651.00 weekly 

Travel Reimbursement: $500.00 ($250.00 each way) 

Start: ASAP 

Duration: 13 weeks 

Shift: M-F - 8  hour nights; 11pm to 730am  

 
At Tact Medical Staffing we believe in building supportive personal relationships with our candidates to match them with the healthcare client that best meets their professional and personal lifestyle choices. Benefits include a personalized recruiter who is available 24/7, competitive pay packages, an advantageous referral program, health insurance options, and a nontaxable meals, accommodation, and lodging stipend for travel assignments.

Jessica Morreale

My name is Jessica Morreale and I am a traveling nurse recruiter! My mission is to help you place you on your next adventure in nursing, wherever it may be. My focus is to make sure all my nurses are comfortable and happy in the hospitals they are working and traveling to. On my free time I enjoy cooking, traveling, going to concerts, and hanging out with good friends and family! I believe in providing encouragement, trust and guidance to all my nurses, so they can continue to do their best at helping others in need. See the true beauty in being able to work and travel side by side, and let me place you on your next adventure!


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