RN TELE - Travel Nurse

Location
Asheville, NC
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 15, 2020
Closes
Jan 19, 2020
Specialty
Traveling Nurse
Contract Type
Travel
Hours
Full Time
We're looking for Telemetry RNs for an immediate travel nurse opening in Asheville, NC. 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.

Must have: 2 yrs exp Familiar with pulmonary patients, bipap, tracheostomy, chest tubes, wounds, wound vac, drains, renal patients, IV insertion, maintenance of central lines, and post-op monitoring. Must have: BLS, ACLS, Telemetry Advanced skills needed: Medication administration/instillation via chest tube. If RN does not have, our staff can train and check off for advanced competency

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