Registered Nurse (RN) Medical Telemetry

Location
Boca Raton, FL
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 06, 2017
Closes
Oct 06, 2017
Specialty
Telemetry
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Unit Description:
The 5th floor Medical Telemetry unit consists of 44 semi private rooms and 6 private rooms. This unit has the capability to accept up to 4 vented patients and one patient requiring a negative pressure room. This unit cares for patients who are being treated for illnesses including, but not limited to: CHF, MI, atrial fibrillation, diabetes, pneumonia, COPD, chronic ventilated patients, etc. The average nurse to patient ratio on this unit is 4:1.

Our Ideal Candidate...
The ideal Registered Nurse for the 5th floor Med Tele unit will have a minimum one year of experience working on an inpatient Telemetry department. Well qualified RN's will have experience hanging and titrating cardiac drips and will be proficient with reading and interpreting EKGs. All candidates for this department must have a positive attitude and demonstrate a commitment to working in a professional and caring environment. He/she will be an effective team player and must be committed to delivering the highest quality of patient care.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Current Florida Registered Nurse Licensure
  • Current BLS and ACLS certification issued by the American Heart Association
  • Minimum of 1 year of hospital RN experience
  • Previous telemetry nursing experience is required
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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