RN Telemetry

RN Telemetry

02 May 2024
Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, 17101 Harrisburg USA

RN Telemetry

As a professional practitioner, the RN - Telemetry assumesthe responsibility and accountability for delivery of patient care of telemetrypatients. The RN – Telemetry demonstrates the ability to make clinicaljudgments in an effective and efficient manner, with supervision. The RN - Telemetry exhibits critical thinkingand performance ability in the coordination of patient care, and consistentlyperforms according to nursing standards while remaining accountable forproviding patient care and assisting others in the management of patient care. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement, andevaluate patient care on telemetry unit

Performs focused interview to identify specific patientneeds

Assesses signs and symptoms indicating physiologic andpsychosocial changes in the patient’s condition

Monitors EKG output and keeps doctors informed of anychanges

Records vital signs, including oxygen levels, bloodpressure, breathing patterns, etc.

Monitors patient progress and updates patient medicalrecords as needed

Responds to patients experiencing cardiac pain

Performs various diagnostic tests

Manages and administers medication

Monitors and uses the electrocardiogram, EKG, or ECG

Educates patients on cardiac health and communicates withpatient’s family when applicable

Administers tests, analyzes lab results, and reports them tothe physician

Documents the patient’s plan of care using identifiednursing diagnoses, expected patient outcomes, and selected nursinginterventions

Identifies and prioritizes actions based upon patient carerequirements

Performs interventions according to identified priorities,plan of care, and the hospital policies and patient care outcome standard

Provides a safe, comfortable and therapeutic patientenvironment

Revises the plan of care according to evaluation, changes inmedical plan of care, effective/ineffective nursing interventions

Documents patient’s response to nursing and otherinterventions

Uses clinical judgment in evaluation activities to meetpatient care needs of an assigned unit/floor including established priorities

Monitors safety and effectiveness of the environment andequipment

Minimum Requirements:

Current Registered Nurse license for the state in which thenurse practices

One year experience in Telemetry Preferred

Complies with all relevant professional standards ofpractice

Participation and completion of Amergis' Competency programwhen applicable

Current CPR if applicable

TB questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable

Current Health certificate (per contract or stateregulation)

Must meet all federal, state and local requirements

Successful completion of new hire training as applicable tojob site

Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAArequirements

Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to andfrom appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors,co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in theEnglish language is required

Computer proficiency required

Must be at least 18 years of age

Benefits

At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

401(k) savings plan

Awards and recognition programs

Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

About Amergis

Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions. Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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