Registered Nurse | Telemetry | Travel Assignment | Nights | 36 Hours

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Category: Nursing

Travel

Job ID: 637684

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $2170 / Week

Posted Date: 5/22/2024

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Nursing

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

Travel

Est. Pay: $2170 / Week

Job ID: 637684

Posted Date: 5/22/2024

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Please ensure you meet the below criteria before applying:

Key Requirements for Applicants:

  • Active RN license is mandatory.
  • Commitment to 36 hours per week is required.
  • Previous experience in the specified unit listed above (2-3 years) is mandatory.
  • Night shift availability will be prioritized over day shift.

Pay Package Clarification:

  • Candidates with a tax home over 50 miles away qualify for a travel pay package.
  • Candidates residing within 50 miles are subject to the local pay rate.

Amergis Healthcare Staffing is seeking a Telemetry/Progressive Care LPN/RN, to assume  the responsibility and accountability for delivery of patient care of telemetry/progressive care patients.  The nurse demonstrates ability to make clinical judgments in an effective and efficient manner with supervision.  The nurse demonstrates critical thinking and performance ability in the coordination of patient care.  Consistently performs according to nursing standards and is accountable in managing patient care and assisting others in the management of patient care.

Responsibilities:

  • Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care on telemetry unit.
  • Performs focused interview to identify specific patients needs.
  • Assess signs and symptoms indicating physiologic and psycho-social changes in the patient’s condition.
  • Collects, analyzes, and interprets data and information from health care members and documents actual and/or potential nursing diagnoses.
  • Documents the patient’s plan of care using identified nursing diagnoses, expected patient outcomes, and selected nursing interventions.
  • Identifies and prioritizes actions based upon patient care requirements.
  • Monitors consistency between patient plan of care and actions of medical staff.
  • Performs interventions according to identified priorities, plan of care, and the hospital policies and patient care outcome standard.
  • Provides a safe, comfortable and therapeutic patient environment.
  • Initiates and evaluates patient and/or family education.
  • Revises the plan of care according to evaluation, changes in medical plan of care, effective/ineffective nursing interventions.
  • Documents patient’s response to nursing and other interventions.
  • Uses clinical judgment in evaluation activities to meet patient care needs of an assigned unit/floor including establishing priorities
  • Monitors safety and effectiveness of the environment and equipment.
  • Supports professional practice by observing the following:  Uses knowledge and practices in accordance with 1) the Nurse Practice Act 2) Standards of Nursing Practice; 3) Standards of Patient Care; 4) Joint Commission, state and local laws; 5) Patient’s Bill of Rights; and 6) Amergis Healthcare Staffing, nursing and client hospital policies
  • Other duties as assigned
Minimum Requirements:
  • Current Registered/ Licensed Practical Nurse License for the state in which the nurse practices.
  • Full command of the English language, both verbal and written.
  • Current Health Certificate (if applicable).
  • Current PPD or Chest X-Ray
  • One year prior professional nursing experience preferred with one year Telemetry experience Preferred.
  • Current BLS card
  • Successful completion of screening tests for the clinical specialty area(s) in which the LPN/RN practices
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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