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Alexandria, Louisiana is a growing, vibrant, and historic city located in the geographic center of the state of Louisiana. A small Southern city with big city amenities: a world-class airport, two award-winning and leading hospitals, one of the best small zoological parks in the country, five outstanding golf courses (including The Links on the Bayou, Golf Digest’s Best Public Course in Louisiana), great shopping, and unparalleled access to the great outdoors, which is why National Geographic Traveler named Alexandria one of the top ten “wilderness towns” in the nation. Alexandria is a great place to raise a family and a great place to start a business. Business Insider named Alexandria one of the “20 Best Cities for Finding a Job,” and among small cities, Alexandria placed seventh in the country for one-year job growth and tenth for one-year wage and salary growth.
  • Profession:

    RN  
  • Specialty:

    Telemetry  
  • Location:

    Alexandria, LA 71301  
  • Start date:

    ASAP  
  • Duration:

    13 Week(s)
  • Status:

    Open  
  • Term:

    Travel  
  • Job Id:

    12223

Description

Pro Health Staffing is seeking a Telemetry Registered Nurse (RN).

The Registered Nurse in Telemetry will provide a comforting, safe and healing environment for patients and their families in accordance with established policies, procedures, and protocols of the healthcare organization. The tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Telemetry nurses work with patients that require special monitoring, including those recently released from the intensive care unit of a hospital.
  • The Telemetry Registered Nurse (RN) must be able to demonstrate advanced knowledge and skills in the care of his/her patients.
  • Each department and service area may also require specialized skills.
  • The delivery of care is based on criteria that are age appropriate and is based on the physical, psychosocial, cultural, safety and learning needs of the individual patient.
  • The Registered Nurse may rotate to other areas other than his/her normally assigned service area/s and will perform only those duties for which he/she has demonstrated competency.
  • Performs duties consistent with his/her scope of practice and functions within the philosophy and overall plan of care delivery.
  • Telemetry nurses review data from special equipment to track a patient’s heart rate, blood pressure, breathing and other vitals.
  • Must have the capacity to foster a positive work environment, be professional and display positive support of the organization.
  • Cares for patients across the lifespan, ranging in age from infant to geriatric.

Qualifications:

  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) License, current BLS certification, and other certification requirements to work in telemetry and specialized departments.
  • Graduate of an Accredited School of Registered Nursing; BSN desirable.
  • 1 to 2 years’ acute care/ specialty nursing is desirable; able to articulate and demonstrate appropriate nursing theory and practice.
  • Demonstrates good organizational skills.
  • Provides safe and appropriate patient care.
  • Displays appropriate judgment and problem-solving skills.
  • Communicates positively and professionally with all internal and external customers.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality.

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