RN-Tele (Telemetry Nurse)

Access Healthcare Services Baltimore, MD

Telemetry Nursing positions available in the Baltimore and Washington, DC areas. RN-Tele opportunities available in the Baltimore-metro area. Both Contract and Per Diem positions available for Telemetry Nurses. Night shift and Day shift positions available at various different hospitals in the Baltimore and Washington, DC areas.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

* Consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans

* Prepares and administers (orally, subcutaneously, through an IV) and records prescribed medications.

* Reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments in accordance with the policy regarding the administration of medications by a licensed registered nurse

* Monitors and adjusts specialized equipment used on patients, and interprets and records electronic displays

* Identifies irregular telemetry readings and notifies appropriate medical team members

* Initiates corrective action whenever information from monitoring equipment shows adverse symptomatology

* Provides basic, bedside care

* Initiates patient education plan, as prescribed by physician. Teaches patients and significant others how to manage their illness/injury, by explaining: post-treatment home care needs, diet/nutrition/exercise programs, self-administration of medication and rehabilitation

* Records patients’ medical information and vital signs

* Prepares equipment and aids physician during examination and treatment of patient

* Responds to life-saving situations based upon nursing standards and protocol

* Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms

* Performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting

Requirements:

* Two years of Telemetry Nursing experience, preferably in the hospital setting

* Active RN license

* BLS/CPR certification

* ACLS preferred

* Clean background check and drug screen

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