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Frontline National Published: July 11, 2019
Location
Bethesda, Maryland
Job Type
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Description

Frontline National is currently seeking a Registered Nurse for a full time opportunity at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.  Please call our office or contact Denise at 513-528-7823 to learn more about this great opportunity!

Frontline National, LLC, founded in 2004, is a nationally-renowned staffing firm dedicated to identifying and placing superior candidates who possess the qualification, energy, and talent to match the high standards of client's expectations.

Frontline National is an SBA certified 8(a), Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) firm, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. Frontline National is dedicated to providing superior customer service to our clients and candidates. We have a proven track record and marketplace expertise to successfully recruit and place professionals on a National scale.

Frontline National is proud to announce its participation in the Department of Defense Military Spouse Employment Partnership. By joining the Military Spouse Employment Partnership, Frontline National is becoming part of an even larger collective effort to support military spouse employment.

Job Duties:

  • The Health Care Worker (HCW) will support the Nurse Manager and will provide the following services with strict compliance to standing orders and protocols set forth by the Military Treatment Facility (MTF) and Joint Commission (JC) guidelines.
  • Treat, evaluate and manage acute and chronic illness patients.
  • Effectively educate patients and families regarding involvement in the plan of care, promotion of self-care, management of symptoms, and follow-up care.
  • Demonstrate and adhere to peri-operative, infection control and safety policies and procedures.
  • When required, participate in the orientation, training, and evaluation of duty performance of newly

    assigned personnel, as appropriate.

  • Demonstrate sound management practices.
  • When assigned, serve and participate in committees, functions and other meetings. Provide relevant and timely information, and assist with decision-making and process improvements.
  • As required, participate in customer service initiatives and medical readiness activities, designed to enhance health services.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of a variety of pharmacological agents used in patient treatment, the desired effects, side effects, and complications of their use as well as the accurate administration of the pharmacologic agent, including dosage calculations as required.
  • Demonstrate knowledge in administrative requirements for the documentation of patient’s condition, progress and acknowledgement of teaching, and follow up care.
  • Schedule referral appointments, arranges for procedures, and performs telephone follow-up, as appropriate.
  • Specific Duties/Tasks for Clinic Support Services:
  • Perform a full range of RN duties in accordance with assignment under the task order, including: triage; patient assessment and monitoring; use of patient monitoring and treatment equipment; appropriate nursing care, procedures, and treatments; execution of physicians’ orders within the guidelines of standard nursing practice; documentation of patient care and observations; provide treatment and discharge instructions upon patient release; ensure areas are stocked and properly equipped and patient education; assist in planning, supervising and instructing LPNs/LVNs, nursing assistants and ancillary personnel; and provide emotional support.
  • Prior to commencing service under this contract, contracted nurses must attend and complete a Clinic and Command Orientation as well as complete the Command’s Occupational Health Screening, and complete and pass the Command’s Moderate Sedation Training.
  • Specific Duties/Tasks for Surgical Services:
  • Provide professional nursing care to patients undergoing surgery.
  • Prepare and maintain operating room for all surgical procedures. Establish and utilize a checklist to monitor the physical plan of the operating room and equipment for conformity to all national standards for ensuring safety for the patient and all personnel.
  • Assemble the type and quantity of material and special equipment needed for daily procedures and possible emergencies.
  • Maintain excellent patient assessment skills. Use the nursing process as a basis for professional practice. The contracted RN will demonstrate proper preparation of patient’s for treatments and procedures, to include surgical interventions. Provide proper care and evaluation of post-procedural patients.
  • Provides peri-operative nursing care of patients admitted to the surgical suite for surgical intervention.
  • Circulate for surgical procedures. Respond to surgical emergency requirements such as cardiac, pulmonary, or respiratory failure and hemorrhage.
  • Sufficient knowledge of pharmacological agents used in patient treatment, the desired effects, side effects, and complications of their use as well as the accurate administration of the pharmacologic agent, including dosage calculations as required. Knowledge of the administrative requirements will be knowledgeable in administrative requirements for the documentation of patient’s condition, progress and acknowledgement of teaching, and follow up care.
  • Demonstrate excellent written communication skills to perform accurate documentation, both written and electronic, of all activity in accordance with requirements.
  • Recognize adverse signs and symptoms and reacts quickly and appropriately in emergency situations.
  • Demonstrated ability to obtain, assess, and report critical lab or diagnostic results to patient’s physician in a timely manner.
  • Adhere to peri-operative, infection control and safety policies and procedures.
  • Safely operate and monitor specialized therapeutic and resuscitative equipment. Skill in setting up, operating and monitoring specialized medical equipment such as IV infusion pumps, cardiac monitoring devices, EKG units, oxygen analyzers, nebulizers, and other unit specific equipment.
  • Can demonstrate good time management skills.
  • Perform necessary administrative duties that include maintaining statistical records of your workload operate and manipulate automated systems such as Composite Health Care System (CHCS), and participating in clinical.

Education: 

  • Be a graduate of one of the following: Diploma, Associates, Bachelor or Master’s program of Registered Nursing. The institution must be an accredited National League of Nursing (NLN) approved program.

Experience:

  • Have two (2) years or more experience working with pain management or related field.
  • Have been continuously employed, for a minimum of one year as a registered nurse in a hospital or clinical setting prior to working at the Military Training Facility (MTF).
  • Minimum one (1) year of full-time experience as a Pain Nurse within the last three (3) years, preferably in Pain Clinic.

Security:

  • National Background and Credit Investigation
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work site

License/Certification and Training:

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) through the American Heart Association
  • Current and unrestricted RN license from any US state
  • Continuing Education: Must maintain continuing education requirements for licensure.

Schedule:

  • Monday-Friday
  • 6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • No Holidays Required
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