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Philadelphia is the fifth most populous city in the United States, with a population of over 1.5 million. The city was founded by William Penn in 1682, and was crucially important during the American Revolution. It is also world renown for its universities and colleges, making a top destination for international study.  Finally, Philadelphia is know for its medical sector, so much in fact that 1 in every 6 doctors is trained in Philadelphia.
  • Profession:

    RN  
  • Specialty:

    Telemetry  
  • Location:

    Philadelphia, PA 19140  
  • Start date:

    ASAP  
  • Duration:

    13 Week(s)
  • Status:

    Open  
  • Term:

    Travel  
  • Job Id:

    12208

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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