Skip to content

Job ID: 367966 | Date Posted: 3 weeks ago

Med Surgical Tele RN

Birmingham, Alabama


est. pay package

Jul 29, 2024

13 weeks


48 Hr/wk

About this job

<span style="font-size: 12.0px;"><span style="font-family: Arial , Helvetica , sans-serif;"><strong><u><span style="color: rgb(51,51,51);">MUST HAVE TO SUBMIT TO CLIENT:</span></u></strong><br> <span style="color: rgb(51,51,51);"><span style="background-color: white;">AL License or Compact License required</span></span><br> <br> <strong><span style="color: rgb(192,57,43);">$750 Quick Start Bonus</span></strong><br> <br> <span style="color: rgb(51,51,51);"><strong><u>Facility Details:</u></strong><br> <span style="background-color: white;">*If candidate worked permanently at facility in the past, must wait 1 year before returning</span><br> <span style="background-color: white;">*If Candidate traveled with another agency - <strong>must wait 12 months</strong> before applying through Fastaff<br> *All returnees can apply after 12 months from last assignment </span><br> <span style="background-color: white;">*RNs will have Continuing Education Modules they are responsible for keeping up on during assignment</span><br> <span style="background-color: white;">-Parking: Is signed up for during onboarding (orientation week) – it is paid by the traveler and ranges from $14 – $58.34 per month. Travelers are provided the contact information to sign up for their choice based on availability.</span><br> <span style="background-color: white;">-EMR: Cerner</span><br> <span style="background-color: white;">-Scrubs: Navy</span><br> <br> <strong><u>Orientation Details:</u></strong><br> <span style="background-color: white;">-FDI will be sent to all travelers, regardless of new/renew/return no later than Fridays before their contract start date.</span><br> <br> <span style="background-color: white;">-Email is titled </span><u>Welcome to UAB</u><span style="background-color: white;"> and sometimes goes to the junk/spam folder for whatever reason. Please make sure your talent knows to check those folders as well. It will be sent from or Chasity Winston.</span><br> <br> <strong>*Orientation week schedule for those who are new or have not been at UAB in 11-12 months will be as follows;</strong><br>  </span></span></span>

<ul> <li style="margin: 0.0in;"><span style="font-size: 12.0px;"><span style="font-family: Arial , Helvetica , sans-serif;"><span style="color: rgb(51,51,51);">Wednesday: work on modules onsite at computer lab noted in FDI</span></span></span> <li style="margin: 0.0in;"><span style="font-size: 12.0px;"><span style="font-family: Arial , Helvetica , sans-serif;"><span style="color: rgb(51,51,51);">Thursday:  pick up ID Badge and Parking Permit, reach out to manager for schedule if you have not received.</span></span></span> <li style="margin: 0.0in;"><span style="font-size: 12.0px;"><span style="font-family: Arial , Helvetica , sans-serif;"><span style="color: rgb(51,51,51);">Friday: 8a-12:30p - Impact Training onsite, Unit Orientation</span></span></span> </ul> <span style="font-size: 12.0px;"><span style="font-family: Arial , Helvetica , sans-serif;"> <span style="background-color: white;"><span style="color: rgb(51,51,51);">*Please make sure you use your company time sheet to keep up with hours completing HealthStreams, Impact Training, and Unit Orientation. The modules take between 6-8 hours of time. The computer class is 8 hours. Then you will be set up for two 12 hour unit orientation shifts.</span></span><br> <br> <span style="color: rgb(51,51,51);"><span style="background-color: white;">*Please send your first weeks’ time sheet no later than the 7 am Monday following your first week.</span><br> <br> <strong><u>Position Details:</u></strong><br> <span style="background-color: white;">-BLS, ACLS required</span><br> <span style="background-color: white;">-Previous travel experience required</span><br> <span style="background-color: white;">-MINIMUM 2+ YEARS in MS required</span><br> <span style="background-color: white;">-SDU experience preferred</span><br> <span style="background-color: white;">-Ratios – 1: 5-6</span><br> <span style="background-color: white;">-29 beds total: 6 SDU beds, 23 M/S beds, </span><br> <span style="background-color: white;">-RN are expected to care for COVID pts as needed and dictated by census</span><br> <span style="background-color: white;">-4 12hr shifts</span><br> <span style="background-color: white;">-Every other weekend is required</span><br> <span style="background-color: white;">-This need is for 13 weeks</span><br> <br> <strong><span style="background-color: white;">RNs will be assigned a home unit but may be asked to float. See below for details:</span></strong><br> <strong><u>-Home Unit is: M8 (Neuro/seizure monitoring)</u></strong><br> <br> <u>M/S Units Include:</u><span style="background-color: white;"> M/S, Surgical, Ortho, Nephrology, General Med/Infectious disease, GI Surgical Onc, Trauma Recover, Neuro</span><br> <u>TELE Units Include:</u><span style="background-color: white;"> Transplant, Acute trauma, GI, Head and Neck, Plastics, Urology, Burn, Ortho, Cardiovascular/Thoracic</span><br> <br> <strong>Floating expectation: </strong><br> <span style="background-color: white;">These unit based travelers would be expected to float to like units (if necessary), in rotation with UAB unit specific staff. There is a potential that rotation can be changed to ensure that each unit has an ANM/Charge nurse (shift leader) that is familiar with UAB.</span><br> <br> <span style="background-color: white;">*Backfill for Tequia Thomas<br> <br> Local Rate $47 hourly/$2444 weekly</span></span></span></span>

Basic travel nursing requirements include:

  • 1-2 years recent experience in the job's primary area of care
  • Active license or appropriate accreditation in one of the 50 US states
  • Additional requirements & certifications as may be requested by the specificfacility/unit
  • An enthusiastic, adventurous spirit with a desire to help
Duties & Responsibilities

Travel nurses work for a limited amount of time at a particular location, providing patient care and support before moving on to their next exciting adventure. Travel healthcare professionals are experienced caregivers who adapt quickly to change and enjoy learning new things. Take your skills on the road and explore somewhere new—all while earning a great living!

Alabama is full of history, science, a thriving medical community, and of course, that fabled southern charm. Whether your assignment is on the beach by the Gulf Coast or in the Appalachian mountains, the sights are stunning and the people are friendly. On your day off, take a Civil Rights tour of Selma, visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, or taste-test your way through every BBQ joint in a 20 mile radius.

Fastaff logo more info

More than two decades ago, Fastaff pioneered the practice of Rapid Response® travel nurse staffing. Since then, the company has grown to become the leading provider of urgent and crucial temporary registered nurses to help hospitals provide continuous, high-quality patient care, while offering premium pay to registered nurses. In partnering with many of the nation’s largest and most prestigious healthcare facilities as well as small community hospitals, Fastaff provides enriching employment opportunities to RNs while also providing the highest pay in the industry to meet acute staffing needs and provide unparalleled patient care.

Fastaff Travel Nursing is an equal employment opportunity employer. Fastaff’s policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, military status, disability, genetic information or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Fastaff also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also Fastaff’s policy to comply with all applicable state and federal laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.