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Top Job Opening: OR Registered Nurse in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Are you an experienced operating room RN? Do you have a yen for travel? Do you like Florida? If you answered yes to all three of those questions, you might be interested in a great travel assignment at a healthcare facility in Fort Lauderdale, Florida for an OR registered nurse.

In this assignment, you will provide surgical patient care by assessing, planning and implementing the care patients receive before, during and after surgery.

The operating room nurse in this position also fulfills the duties of the patient educator, the circulating nurse and scrub nurse. At times, he or she may be asked to perform the duties of all three or one of the three. At this facility, circulating OR nurses work in the operating suite as well as outside the sterile field. Scrub OR nurses handle and prepare operating instruments and equipment in the sterile field.

In order to qualify for this job, you must have at least two years of recent experience in an acute care surgery setting, an active RN license, a degree from an accredited university, and your BLS and ACLS certifications.

As a MedPro Healthcare Staffing employee, you will also be provided with a generous benefits package, including flexible scheduling around your needs, private housing or housing allowance, group health insurance benefits from Aetna, company-paid life and disability insurance, full travel reimbursement, licensure assistance and reimbursement, a matching 401(k) retirement account, and more.

Fort Lauderdale is a well-known tourist destination, with roughly 12 million visitors a year. Its economy is heavily dependent on tourism, as well as the boat manufacturing industry. The city has roughly 150,000 residents.

The city is also known for its waterways, with about 165 miles of canals in the city. Fort Lauderdale also has about seven miles of beaches. It is about 20 miles north of Miami on the Atlantic Coast. The average year-round temperature is a comfortable 76 degrees; the city also enjoys about 3,000 hours of sunshine a year. Fort Lauderdale has about 100 marinas housing 45,000 boats. In addition, it has more than 60 golf courses and more than 130 nightclubs.

Joint Commission-certified, MedPro Healthcare Staffing is one of the top healthcare travel staffing agencies for traveling healthcare professionals. Whether you are a PT, OT, speech therapist, pharmacist, or nurse, if you want to work as a healthcare traveler, we can assist you. Give us a call today.

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