RN-- Telemetry

Akron, Ohio

Category: Nursing

Travel

Job ID: 810143

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $2501 / Week

Posted Date: 7/10/2024

Akron, Ohio

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Nursing

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

Travel

Est. Pay: $2501 / Week

Job ID: 810143

Posted Date: 7/10/2024

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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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