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  • Profession:

    RN  
  • Specialty:

    Telemetry  
  • Location:

    Baton Rouge, LA 70816  
  • Start date:

    ASAP  
  • Duration:

    13 Week(s)
  • Status:

    Open  
  • Term:

    Travel  
  • Job Id:

    12218

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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