RN TELE - Travel Nurse

Travel Nurse Across America
Burien Washington
Feb 26, 2021
Mar 26, 2021
Traveling Nurse
Contract Type
Full Time

We're looking for Telemetry RNs for an immediate travel nurse opening in Burien, WA. The right RN should have 1-2 years' recent acute care experience. Read below for more requirements.

As a TELE Travel Nurse, you will provide care by connecting patients to machines that measure heart rate, blood pressure, breathing rate, as well as blood-oxygen levels and electrocardiogram information. These machines then send data to computer screens for RNs to monitor. Telemetry RNs read and interpret the data to better determine patient care.

As a TELE Travel Nurse, you should be prepared to perform the following tasks:

  • Provide basic bedside care.
  • Monitor and adjust specialized equipment used on patients, and interpret and record electronic displays.
  • Identify irregular telemetry readings and notify appropriate medical team members.
  • Initiate corrective action whenever information from monitoring equipment shows adverse symptomatology.
TELE Travel Nurses should be able to stand and walk for long periods of time, as well as bend, lean and stoop without difficulty. RNs should be able to easily lift 20 pounds. Moving or lifting of patients may require lifting of up to 50 pounds at times. RNs must have specific vision abilities including close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Highline Medical Center - Burien, WA Facility Overview : Located in Burien, Highline Medical Center provides advanced medicine and trusted care for the surrounding community. Highline offers 24/7 emergency services, a Family Birth Center, urgent care, orthopedic care and other specialty services. We are proud to have some of the regions finest doctors practice at Highline. For more information on the facility, please click here . Awards and Recognition: andbull; Highline Medical Center has been designated a Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission. andbull; Highline Cancer Center is an American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer accredited program andbull; A Certified Primary Stroke Center Telemetry The Telemetry Unit at Highline consists of 34 beds. The staff is comprised of RNs with support services provided by Monitor Techs, Unit Secretaries, Sitters as needed and an Inpatient Wound Care RN. Assignments are determined by patient census and acuity and the normal RN ratios are 4:1 on day shift and 4-5:1 on the night shift. 3-4 C.N.A.s are staffed on this unit depending on census. Monitor Techs are staffed 24 hours per day in 12 hour shift to assist with monitoring patients. There is also a charge RN on 24 hours per day who does not typically have a patient assignment. iSTAT, a handheld, easy-to-use, and portable blood analyzer that provides health care professionals with access to real-time, lab-quality results within minutes, rather than hours is also utilized in the critical care areas. Usual Patients and variances are: andbull; Tele Monitoring andbull; Post Pacemaker placement Telemetry Experience Required RN o Tele 1- 2 years minimum experience o BLS, ACLS and an NIHSS are required o Epic experience strongly preferred o Minimum of 1 year experience as a travel RN is preferred

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