Registered Nurse (RN) - 3W Telemetry

Location
Alexandria, Louisiana
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Jan 31, 2018
Closes
Mar 17, 2018
Ref
02348-10004
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent
    General Summary of Responsibilities:
    The Telemetry RN provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.  The tasks and responsibilities include:
  • The Telemetry RN assesses plans and evaluates patient care needs. 
  • Carries out physician orders.
  • Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, monitors vital signs.
  • The Telemetry RN serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well coordinated patient care.
  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems. 
  • Instructs and educates patients and families.
  • The Telemetry RN Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

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