Travel Nurse - RN - SDU - Stepdown Unit
Lewes, DE
Nurse Earth
Profession Nurse
Type Travel
Specialties SDU - Stepdown Unit
Location Lewes, DE
Shift Rotate 7P and 7A
Duration 13 weeks
Start Date ASAP
Posted 01/08/2020
Travel Nurse RN Stepdown


Job Summary:

This position is responsible for the direct and indirect nursing care of the unit patient. This position requires knowledge of departmental and hospital policies relevant to the delivery of nursing care. Interpretive skills, frequent interactive and consultive associations are inherent in this position.


Facilitates, implements, and evaluates the Patient Plan of Care and outcomes.

Collaborates with the health care team to promote positive patient outcomes. Is seen as a patient advocate.

Timely implementation of nursing interventions.

Technical Skills:

Demonstrates appropriate clinical skills and technical competence in providing patient care.

Critical Thinking:

Demonstrates appropriate clinical judgment.

Assesses, analyzes and communicates patient information in a timely manner.


Accurately and promptly documents all patient assessments, interventions , responses and provider communication.

Assess patient safety risk factors and identifies those patients requiring specific safety interventions including skin integrity, fall risk & Appropriate use of restraints.

Follows medication safety policy.

Promptly initiates appropriate interventions for safety needs.

Completes Safety Tracking Tools as required.

Delegation and supervision:

Supervises assigned staff, delegates appropriately, takes responsibility for all care provided to patients assigned.

Reports all performance issues of team members to ensure all patients receive appropriate care and attention.

Educational needs of patient:

Assesses educational needs of patient and family,

Provides appropriate written and verbal instructions.

Documents assessment and education provided.

Provider orders:



Qualifications:RN - Registered Nurse

RN Diploma/RN Graduate Program

BLS - Basic Life Saving certification

ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support

NIH - Stroke Certification

Experience In Hospital Or Acute Care Setting

Clear Communication Skills Both Written And Verbal

Able To Keep Confidential Information Regarding Patients, Team Members

Able To Withstand Crisis Situations

Has Skills To Provides Customer Service To Patients, Team Members And Visitors

Knowledge And Experience With Electronic Health Records


Weekly Hours 36

Blended Rate $49.72

Gross Weekly Pay $1,790.00

Taxable Per Hour $19.00

Lodging Weekly $679.00

Meals Weekly $427.00

About  Nurse Earth

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Nurse Earth is a nurse exclusive recruitment company. We work with hospitals and medical facilities to find them the most accomplished nurses for their available positions. Nurse Earth utilizes a specialized vetting process by clinical staff to ensure that facilities find their optimal candidate and nurses feel that their professional interests are valued, honored, and respected in finding their ideal position.

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