Job Description

Join our growing network of dedicated and experienced registered nurses (RNs) finding high-paying per diem job opportunities in

Covington

,

Louisiana

.

With Nursa, registered nurses provide and coordinate patient care in a variety of settings, including hospitals, long-term care centers, assisted living facilities (ALFs), skilled nursing centers, outpatient care centers, home healthcare services, dialysis clinics, and other types of nursing care facilities. RNs assess patients’ healthcare needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and provide education and emotional support for patients and their families.

RN Responsibilities:

Although work duties can vary significantly depending on an RN’s particular work setting and specialty, here are some common RN responsibilities:

  • Collect information and assess a patient’s condition by taking their vital signs and medical history, performing physical examinations and observations, and analyzing laboratory tests
  • Collaborate with physicians and other healthcare professionals to plan and coordinate patient care
  • Develop and implement patient care plans based on ongoing assessments and physician’s instructions
  • Administer medications and other treatments as prescribed 
  • Monitor, record, and report symptoms or changes in a patient's condition
  • Work with patients and family members to explain treatments and procedures
  • Advocate for the best interests of the patient and serve as a communicator between the patient and the healthcare team 
  • Educate patients and family members about health promotion and self-care management and offer emotional support
  • Maintain patient confidentiality and ensure compliance with established policies and procedures

RN Qualifications:

Here are basic qualifications and fundamental nursing skills of Nursa RNs: 

  • Current and valid RN license 
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and/or Basic Life Support (BLS) certification 
  • Knowledge of nursing procedures and protocols 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team 
  • Excellent organizational, problem-solving, and communication skills 
  • Ability to provide compassionate and reliable care

RN Benefits:

RNs who find jobs with Nursa enjoy all of the following advantages:

  • Competitive hourly rates
  • Fast and straightforward payments
  • Flexible scheduling to accommodate all preferences and lifestyles
  • Access to a wide range of per diem jobs and other short-term assignments
  • User-friendly platform and downloadable app for easy job booking 
Get Started in Minutes:
Nursa enables registered nurses (RNs) to work when and where they want. Get started in three easy steps:
  • Set up an account
  • Upload your licenses/certifications
  • Request shifts

About Required RN License:

To become a registered nurse (RN), an individual needs to complete an accredited nursing program for RNs. After that, they must complete a licensure application and approval process that meets their respective state’s licensing requirements and pass the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). Furthermore, RNs must renew licensure periodically, following their state’s requirements.

About Location:

Covington, Louisiana is renowned for its friendly locals and magnolia-lined streets. The city's close proximity to New Orleans makes it an ideal spot for those who seek authentic Southern culture and entertainment. It is also home to a large healthcare network, making it an attractive destination for nursing professionals seeking per diem shift work. The availability of per diem shifts in the area combined with the relaxed atmosphere and friendly people make Covington an attractive place for nursing professionals.

Louisiana is the 25th most populous state located in the South Central U.S. with Baton Rouge as its capital. Known as the "Pelican State," Louisiana strikes a perfect balance with its vibrant and unique cultures, culinary creations, and outdoor adventures. Its nickname reflects its feathered state bird.

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Covington

Covington, Louisiana is a great place to work in the nursing, allied health, and medical field. With its vibrant culture, friendly people, and abundance of job opportunities, it is a rewarding place for nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs), Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs), and allied health professionals to work.

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Want to pick up high-paying PRN jobs in Louisiana? Nursa is a marketplace that connects nurses and CNAs with shifts near them.

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Registered nurses (RNs) must go through a rigorous process to become licensed RNs and maintain licensure. The process includes completion of an approved nursing program, standardized testing, and other state-mandated requirements.

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License Type
RN
Average Pay Per Hour
Pay Range Per Hour
$
59.87
$
-
$
Date Posted
May 13, 2024
Valid Through
July 26, 2024
Type Of Shifts
Per Diem
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