Job Types

RTTEMPS/RNTEMPS is the perfect prescription for the most sought-after jobs for RNs, LPNs, and CNAs.

As one of the best nurse staffing agencies in the nation, we're your one-stop resource for finding or filling nursing positions of all types. With two decades of experience in the healthcare staffing service industry, and as one of the premier nurse staffing agencies in the U.S. we have unparalleled knowledge, wisdom, and expertise, plus an uncanny ability to match the right nurses with the right facilities.

Below is an abbreviated list of some of the nursing jobs we help fill every single day, plus a description of each position.

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RN Jobs (Registered Nurse)

RNs evaluate, plan, implement and document nursing care for an assigned patient population. They assist physicians during examinations and procedures, perform various patient tests and administer medications within their scope of practice. The RN promotes patients' independence by establishing patient-care goals and teaching patients and their families to understand conditions, medications and self-care skills. An RN can administer medication, as well as IVs. The RN can also take orders from a doctor. Many nurses choose to take the travel RN route so they can experience new people and places.

LPN Jobs (Licensed Practical Nurse)

LPNs administer nursing care under the supervision of a registered nurse. They participate in the implementation and evaluation of patient care, provide basic bedside care and ensure the health, comfort and safety of patients. An LPN can administer medications but cannot administer IVs. The LPN also cannot take orders from a doctor. LPN travel jobs are a popular choice for those who enjoy a more adventuresome lifestyle.

Jobs for Certified Nursing Assistants

Certified nursing assistants, or CNAs, perform various direct patient-care activities under the supervision of a registered nurse. They can perform EKGs, draw blood and assist with diagnostic tests and clinical procedures in accordance with their level of training and departmental procedures. CNAs cannot start or administer intravenous fluids, however, they can obtain non-invasive body fluid specimens. They can also aid other physicians and nursing-staff members with procedures if needed.

RN - Dialysis

Evaluates, plans, implements and documents nursing care for patients with kidney failure. Initiates dialysis, monitors patient and dialysis machine and terminates the dialysis procedure.

RN - Hospice

These RNs are directly responsible and accountable for the care given to terminally ill patients, including assessment of the physical, emotional, psychosocial and spiritual needs of the patient and family. They coordinate and implement a nursing-care plan and supervise the volunteers and home-health aides who may be assisting the patient. They protect patients from unnecessary, painful therapies, often providing care at home in order to maximize meaningful time patients can spend with family and loved ones.

RN - Home Health Care

Also known as visiting nurses, these RNs ensure the health, comfort and safety of patients in a home-care environment, including those recovering from illness, accident or childbirth.

RN - Long-term Care

Directs, initiates, and implements a patient-care plan in a long-term care environment; usually involves elderly or disabled patients and their families. Assists physicians during examinations and procedures. Prepares equipment, applies and changes dressings, and monitors patients. May administer prescribed medications.

RN - Med/Surg

Evaluates, plans, implements and documents surgical nursing care for pre- and post-operative patients. Performs surgical procedures under supervision of a surgeon and functions in a scrub and circulating-nurse role.

RN - Oncology

Evaluates, plans, implements, and documents nursing care for oncology (cancer) patient population. Assists physician during examinations and procedures. Provides supportive care and administration of chemotherapy, blood components, fluid and electrolyte replacements and other oncology treatments as prescribed. Responsible for managing symptoms related to cancer illnesses.

RN - Outpatient

A nurse who cares for and attends to a patient who is not an inpatient (not hospitalized) but instead is cared for elsewher - as in a doctor's office, clinic orday surgery center. Outpatient services are medical procedures, surgeries or tests that are done in a qualified medical center without the need for an overnight stay.

RN - Psychiatric/Mental Health

Evaluates, plans, implements and documents nursing care for psychiatric patient population. Assists physician during psychiatric assessments and mental status examinations. May conduct individual and group psychotherapy sessions.

RN - Rehabilitation

This RN specialty may work in a hospital, a long-term care facility or for various healthcare agencies. The rehabilitation RN focuses both on helping patients recover from debilitating injuries and diseases and on providing education and support for those patients as they move from healthcare facilities back into their daily lives.

RN - Telemetry

These are nurses who connect patients to machines that measure heart rate, blood pressure and breathing rate, as well as blood-oxygen level and electrocardiogram information. The machines then send the data to computer screens for these nurses to monitor. Telemetry nurses must then read and interpret this information to help better determine patient care.

RN - Wound Care

Nurses in this field provide support and care for individuals with stomas, vascular and pressure wounds, draining wounds, neuropathic wounds and fistulas, and help patients manage these conditions. Oversee the assessment, planning, intervention and delivery of wound care. Provide education to patients, family and staff.

OR/Surgical Tech

Prepares and maintains medical equipment for surgical procedures. Follows hospital regulations and industry procedures to tend to patient during pre-operative procedures. Prepares the patient's skin, body and medical equipment for surgery. May be required to transport patient to and from the operating room.

RN - Cardiac Care Unit

These nurses work with patients and the families of patients who suffer from heart disease. Assist with cardiac drug monitoring and provide care to patients who have undergone bypass, angioplasty or pacemaker surgery.

RN - Cardio-Vascular Intensive Care

Nurse trained in critical cardiovascular care. People with serious, non-surgical heart problems are often treated in a coronary intensive care unit, including those suffering from heart attack and congestive heart failure. All patient rooms are self-contained and fully equipped to accommodate high-level medical needs.

RN - ER

Provides professional nursing care for assigned patients in the emergency room. Triages each patient and determines priority of care based on physical, psychological and social needs, as well as factors influencing patient flow through the emergency-care system. Performs focused assessment of chief complaint on each patient in a timely manner according to established triage guidelines.

RN - ICU

These nurses provide care for acutely ill or in-critical-condition patients in the intensive care unit. Evaluate, assess and document the total intensive-care nursing process as needed. Must often use sophisticated equipment and are also responsible for the emotional welfare of patients and their families.

RN - Neuro ICU

Nurses in this field provide care and support for patients diagnosed with dysfunctions of the nervous system, including spinal cord injuries, head trauma and seizures. To ensure that patients receive the maximum level of care, the neuro ICU enforces a low patient-to-staff ratio.

RN - OR

Evaluates, plans, implements and documents nursing care for operating-room patient population. Assists physician during operating procedures. Functions in a scrub- and circulating-nurse role.

RN - Orthopedics

Orthopedic nurses provide care and support for patients with musculoskeletal diseases, educating the patients and the families about self-care and available support systems. Develop written care plan, coordinate patient care, assess and manage patient pain and administer medication.

RN - PACU

Nurses in the post-anesthesia care unit provide support and care for patients awakening from anesthesia after surgery. They must prepare patients for surgery, monitor them while under anesthesia and assist them in their transition to responsiveness.

RN - Pulmonary Unit

Pulmonary RNs work with patients who suffer from diseases that affect the lungs, including tuberculosis, asthma, and cystic fibrosis, as well as with patients who are being weaned off ventilators. They assist pulmonologists in organizing clinical assessments, interpreting test results, scheduling, treatment, patient education and follow-up, as well as setting up pulmonary rehabilitation for LVRS, lung transplant and all other patients with pulmonary diseases.

RN - Radiology, Cath Lab, Radiation Oncology

Radiology nurses provide care and support to patients undergoing diagnosis in radiation-imaging environments, including ultrasonography, magnetic resonance and radiation oncology. Also known as cardiac catheterization lab nursing.

RN - Labor, Delivery, Recovery, Postpartum

Nurses in this field provide care to women who are in labor or who have recently delivered, or for those who may be having complications with labor. They also work with doctors to develop a plan to aid in the safe delivery of healthy babies. Assist physician during examinations and procedures. Provides comprehensive, family-centered nursing care to mothers and babies during antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum periods.

RN - Mom/Baby Care

Nurse who monitors healthy relationship building between newborn and mother. Does not involve intense medical treatment and procedures are routine in nature.

RN - Neonatal ICU

Intensive care unit nurse who specializes in the care of newborns less than 28 weeks old, including premature babies. These babies need special attention due to potential infectious disease and/or possible developmental abnormalities.

RN - Nursery

Nurse who monitors healthy newborns and promotes the adjustment of the newborn to human touch and voice. Also begins proper nutrition regimen.

RN - Pediatrics

These nurses specialize in the care and treatment of young patients, ranging in age from infancy to late teens. They may specialize in areas such as immunology or oncology.

RN - Pediatrics ICU

Nurse who specializes in the care of patients under the age of 21 who have life threatening illnesses or injuries and are in need of intensive care.

Nurse Practitioner

Nurse practitioners are Registered Nurses with one or two years of advanced education beyond a Bachelor’s degree. They can diagnose illnesses, prescribe interventions and order specific lab and diagnostic testing. They often provide healthcare education, counseling and supportive care to individuals, families and communities.

RN - Management

Plans and implements the overall nursing policies, procedures and services for a unit. Maintains nursing staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting and training clinical staff. Ensures that nurses are current in competency, assessments, licensure, certifications and other annual training. May provide direct patient care and is responsible for assessing, planning and evaluating patients.

LPN - Dialysis

Performs all the basic procedures required for dialysis, including termination of the dialysis process regardless of the access site. May administer specific medications to patients undergoing dialysis under the direct supervision of an RN or physician.

LPN - Home Health Care

Administers nursing care under the supervision of a registered nurse. Participates in the implementation and evaluation of patient care. Ensures the health, comfort and safety of patients in a home-care environment, including those recovering from illness, an accident or childbirth.

LPN - Hospice

Provides direct compassionate patient care, pain relief and family support to the terminally ill under the direction of the RN Case Manager. Helps maximize meaningful time patients can spend with their family and loved ones.

LPN - Med/Surg

Works with post-surgical patients under the supervision of the RN to dispense medications, provide patient care, document according to the policies and procedures of the nursing department and provide comprehensive discharge planning.

LPN - Oncology

Provides nursing care for cancer patient population under the supervision of an RN. Obtains vital signs and blood specimens and assists nursing and medical staff in performing examinations and invasive procedures.

LPN - Orthopedics

Provides care and support for patients with musculoskeletal diseases, educating the patients and the families about self-care and available support systems; works under the supervision on an RN.

LPN - Psychiatric/Mental Health

These nurses aid and support the mental health of patients with acute or chronic psychiatric needs.

LPN - Radiology, Radiation Oncology

Provides care and support to patients undergoing radiation treatments, including ultrasonography, magnetic resonance and radiation oncology. Also known as cardiac catheterization lab nursing.

LPN - Rehabilitation, Long Term Care

Rehabilitation nurses focus both on helping patients recover from debilitating injuries and chronic diseases and on providing education and support for these patients as they move from healthcare facilities back into their daily lives. Often involves elderly or disabled patients and their families.

LPN - Telemetry

These nurses specialize in telemetry (transmitting data captured by instrumentation and measuring devices to a remote station where it is recorded and analyzed). They care for patients with heart problems, including patients who have had heart attacks and catheterizations.

LPN - ER

Provide care for patients in the critical or emergency phase of an illness or trauma and must be able to recognize life-threatening problems and rapidly arrange necessary care.

LPN - Labor, Delivery, Recovery, Postpartum

Nurses in this field provide care to women who are in labor or who have recently delivered, or for those who may be having complications with labor.

LPN - Mom/Baby Care

Nurse who monitors healthy relationship building between newborn and mother. Does not involve intense medical treatment, and procedures are routine in nature.

LPN - Neonatal ICU

Intensive care unit nurse who specializes in the care of newborns less than 28 weeks old, including premature babies. These babies need special attention due to potential infectious disease and/or possible developmental abnormalities.

LPN - Pediatrics/Nursery

Nurse who monitors healthy newborns and promotes the adjustment of the newborn to human touch and voice. Also begins proper nutrition regimen.