COVID-19 (Coronavirus): Our Nurses Are Our First Priority
At Next Move we want you to know that while your top priority during this very unusual time is the safety, health and well-being of your patients, our top priority is you and we are taking every precaution necessary to ensure that you're taken care of as well. We are in constant contact with all our healthcare institutions - making sure they have the correct CDC guidelines and protocols in place to keep our nurses safe, happy and healthy and ensure we can continue the fight against COVID-19.
The Next Move Guarantee
Our Guarantee To Our Nurses: If you contract COVID-19 while at work, or are quarantined during your assignment due to exposure while working a contract for Next Move, Inc., Next Move, Inc. will pay your contracted hourly wage for two weeks while quarantined, and if you have documented prepaid housing expenses for this period Next Move, Inc. will also reimburse you for the costs associated with your housing.
Due to a growing patient census and the fact that some hospitals have initialized coronavirus quarantines of some of their core staff there has been an increase in a need for rapid response travel nurses. If you are interested in these high paying positions, please contact one of our recruiters (John or Shelby) today.
As travel nurses being asking to go into work, while everyone else is being asked to stay home - we know you are also seeking the most up-to-date information possible when it comes to your safety and the current state of this pandemic.
Below we hope to answer some of those questions for you and will update this page regularly.
Joint Commission Recommendations on COVID-19
The following information has been taken from the Joint Commission’s COVID-19 webpage.
Proper removal (doffing) of a gown
See a demonstration of how to safely remove a gown in order to prevent infection.
What to do when there is a critical shortage of PPE?
Information on what an organization should do if they are facing a critical shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) and are unable to obtain the PPE commercially?
CDC guidance on optimizing the supply of:
FDA guidance on optimizing the supply of:
Please Note: In reviewing FDA guidance on strategies to conserve gloves, you need to know what type of gloves you use in your facility (e.g., latex, vinyl and nitrile). It is safe to use alcohol-based hand rub on latex and nitrile gloves. But the FDA states that alcohol is not recommended for cleaning vinyl gloves because it may degrade them.
FDA guidance on:
Q&A: Coronavirus (COVID-19)
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General Facts about the Coronavirus (COVID-19)
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