Travel Registered Nurse | Augusta, Georgia | RHB | 2021
Travel - RN Inpatient Rehab (693) 7a-7p (450636)
Rehab Travel Nurses
Most commonly referred to as “rehab” nurses, rehabilitation nurses are those who help patients who are still in need of nursing care adapt to lifestyle changes following a sickness, illness, or surgery or for patients with a disability or chronic disease. Rehab travel nurses teach patients new skills to help them adapt to daily living while providing additional nursing care services.
The maximum goal of nurses who work in rehab is to help patients maintain or attain maximum function. These nurses assess the needs of their patients and then they develop and implement nursing plans of care that are designed to meet those medical needs. Rehab nursing jobs require the nurse to work closely alongside physicians to help coordinate care based on patients’ prognosis and treatment plans.
Some of the duties of rehabilitation nurses include:
- Administering medication
- Performing dressing changes
- Creating a nurturing environment for healing
- Coordinating activities to facilitate teaching for discharge planning and home care
- Providing direction and supervision of ancillary nursing personnel
Rehab travel nurses work in inpatient and outpatient healthcare settings in facilities that range from subacute to acute. Travel nurses who work in this nursing specialty must have specialized knowledge and patience to work with people who suffer from chronic disease and illness.
Certain skills that are good for rehab nurses to have include the ability to delegate effectively within a team environment and effective written and oral communication skills which are important for the development of a rapport with the patients, their families, and the healthcare team. These nurses are critical resources for patients who are going home with a new regimen and life to adapt to.
Job Skills / Requirements:
- Valid BLS from the American Heart Association
- A valid professional license within the state of practice
- Other specialty-related certifications are preferred and may be required for specific travel nurse positions
- Proof of right to work in the United States
- Acute or subacute rehabilitation nursing experience
Rehab Travel Nurse Salary and Job Outlook
With more than half of the American population suffering from a chronic disease, rehab nurses have become a critical part of the rehabilitation process for patients. As such, the demand for travel rehab nurses is on the rise, and it’s projected to increase as the rates of disease and illness do the same. Rehab travel nurse pay is highly competitive. The exact rehab nurse salary is going to vary based on the individual’s certifications, skills, and the geographic location of the travel nursing assignment.
Elite Specialty Staffing also offers referral bonuses and other incentives that can further increase pay. Rehab travel nurses who work with Elite Specialty Staffing can choose to take free, private, luxurious housing, or a generous housing subsidy. When you work as a rehab travel nurse with Elite Specialty Staffing, you will gain all the lucrative travel nursing benefits we offer. Apply today!
Travel Nursing Jobs in Georgia
What happens when you are a wanderer by nature, and a nurse by trade? You become a travel nurse, of course! Travel healthcare jobs with Elite Specialty Staffing are plentiful and varied. Most travel nurse assignments are eight to 26 weeks in length. This period is long enough to learn about where you are and fully experience it, but temporary enough to satisfy your wanderlust!
Have you spent any time in the South? Georgia is a beautiful, welcoming southern state with lots to offer you. Travel nursing jobs in Georgia can be found in the big cities like Atlanta or Gainesville. If this is your first time working as a travel nurse in Georgia, you must spend some time checking out the capital city of Atlanta. There you will be able to get a good taste of southern flavors and Georgia spirits through the local fare, music, and art. If you’re into shopping, spend some time perusing the high-end shops that you will find in Phipps Plaza. You can also spend the day touring museums such as the High Museum of Art or the Civil War Museum. Hit up the Fox Theater to catch some of the most renowned comedians, concerts, and stage productions. If you enjoy the outdoors, during one of your days off, head over to Piedmont Park for a picnic where you can enjoy lush green grass and a gorgeous view of the city’s skyline.
If big city life isn’t your thing, Georgia has lovely beautiful towns and mid-sized cities across its countryside.
If you’re a history buff, you will have lots of exploring to do in Georgia. Discover and learn about the Civil War sites or the coastal forts that date back to the 1700s. Wander around Savannah, which is Georgia’s oldest town. Experience the great outdoors in one of more than 40 state-maintained parks where you can do several activities, including hiking, climbing canyons, sighting alligators, whitewater rafting, kayaking and even try your hand at archery. Get excited about sports and follow the success of one of Georgia’s professional sports teams, the Atlanta Braves, the Atlanta Hawks, or the Atlanta Falcons.
Georgia travel nurse pay is generally the highest in the big city of Atlanta, but compensation for all travel nurses in Georgia varies due to skills and certifications. Georgia travel nurses love their assignments not only because of all the wonderful things to experience outside of their work but because of the warm and welcoming people in the peach state. Their southern hospitality will have you feeling settled and confident in no time.
Resources for Georgia Travel Nurses
If you are considering taking a travel nursing job in Georgia, be sure that all your registered nursing licenses and credentials are up to date. Check out the Georgia Board of Nursing’s website for further information about the nursing regulations in the state of Georgia.
Work with Elite Specialty Staffing to Enjoy Lucrative Travel Nursing Benefits:
- High Pay and Bonuses
- Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
- Generous Housing Allowance
- Tax Advantage Plan
- Weekly Payroll Deposit
- Free Online CEUs
- Traveler Rewards and Discounts
- Travel and Licensure Reimbursements