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Travel Stepdown/Ortho RN is needed for a 13 week assignment to start ASAP in a Hospital located in North Carolina. Shifts consist of D/N rotating shifts meaning they will be expected to work both days and nights as needed which is what they prefer. But please be sure to specify what shift your traveler wants when you submit them as they might consider straight days or straight nights if they can. Minimum requirement of one year travel experience. 32 flex bed unit can take up to intermediate level patients. Patients’ primary diagnoses include, but are not limited to: total joint replacement, spinal surgery, and orthopedic trauma. Skills that will be utilized are skeletal traction, bucks traction, cervical traction, arterial lines, central lines, lumbar drains, wound dressings, IV start skills, peripheral lab draws, arterial blood draws, monitoring arterial lines, various intravenous drips ie. Cardiac, insulin, heparin, and cardiac monitoring. Current Compact state RN or NC RN licensure required. Nursing staff analyze cardiac rhythms on their patients; we are not monitored by monitor techs. BLS, ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) are required. RN ratio for Intermediate beds 1:4. The facility prefers travel experience but right now they are not requiring it due to the amount of open jobs they currently have. If they do not have travel experience they want the RN to have at least 5 years of experience. There is also an 80 mile radius restriction. There are NO exceptions to either of these rules. This is one of the most popular states to travel in with lots of things to do and beautiful scenery. This position won't be open long. Great Benefits and Pay! Please call Medical Solutions at (866) 633-3548 to speak with a Career Consultant regarding this travel assignment!