A Med/Surg RN performs a variety of duties from entry to discharge with a patient. Med/Surg Registered Nurses work directly with patients and also may assist a doctor with procedures. A Medical Surgical Registered Nurse can step in and perform the duties of a charge nurse when assigned.
As a Med/Surg Registered Nurse your duties consist of:
Doing patient admissions and assessments.
Dispensing necessary medications.
Documenting patient care regarding procedures and test results.
Carrying out doctors orders.
Review labs and other test results.
One year of experience as a Med/Surg Registered Nurse within the past two years.
Current Nursing License in good standing.
Current Basic Life Support from American Heart Association.
Negative Drug Screen.
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