The weather this month has been absolutely brutal in most of the country. If you’re tired of battling the Polar Vortex and temperatures below zero for days on end, let that vortex eat your airliner’s vapor trail as you make your way for an operating room RN assignment in Hawaii.
Accuweather.com has reported that the average temperature in Hawaii through January 12 was 80 degrees for the high, with an average low of 66.5 degrees. Traditionally, the average high and low for the January is 80 and 70 degrees, respectively.
Who wouldn’t want to work in Hawaii in the winter? If you’re an experienced OR RN, now you can!
You must have at least two years of recent RN experience in an acute care surgery setting. You also must have an active RN license to practice in Hawaii (we can help you with that), and a degree from an accredited nursing program.
If given this assignment, your duties will include (but not be limited to):
- Assessing patient needs, and looking at the signs/symptoms that signify psychosocial and/or physiologic changes in the individual’s condition.
- Gather, analyze and interpret information and data from other members of the patient’s healthcare team in order to document real or potential nursing diagnoses.
- Use proper nursing processes in order to assess, evaluate, plan, and implement patient care.
- Document your patient’s plan of care by using identified nursing diagnoses, selected interventions and outcomes expected for the patient.
- Provide your patients with a safe, restful and restorative environment.
- Starts and evaluates the patient and family education process regarding the patient’s prognosis and treatment plan.
- Revises the patient’s plan of care as needed (and documents same), as warranted by ongoing patient evaluation and the effectiveness of nursing interventions.
- Monitors the safety and effectiveness of the patient’s environment and any equipment used in treating the patient.
Contact our office to learn the actual Hawaii location of this assignment.
We can’t provide you with your pay rate here, but Indeed.com reports that the average salary of an OR nurse in Hawaii was $45,000 as of January 13, 2014.
In addition to enjoying the warm temperatures and sunshine that Hawaii offers in the winter, as an RN working on this assignment, you’ll also be eligible for MedPro Healthcare Staffing’s terrific benefits package, which includes private housing or a housing allowance, Aetna group health benefits, paid-for life and disability insurance, full reimbursement for your travel expenses to the assignment location, help with licensure and reimbursement, a matching 401(k), and more.
If you have the OR nursing experience we need, we urge you to contact one of our recruiters today and ask about our career opportunities. We look forward to hearing from you!