RN TELE - Travel Nurse

Location
Bronx, NY
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 07, 2020
Closes
Apr 17, 2020
Specialty
Traveling Nurse
Contract Type
Travel
Hours
Full Time
We're looking for Telemetry RNs for an immediate travel nurse opening in Bronx, NY. 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.

2 year(s) of experience required; 41 beds in unit. Nurse must be comfortable reading basic strips. Nurse needs to have good IV and blood draw skills. Floating: : May be expected to float to all Med/Surg/Tele units. Common diagnosis / Types of patients:: Med/Surg patients also many more Tele patients on this unit. Additional Notes: very diverse patient population very busy unit but they work well as a team and staff is helpful and pleasant to work with and many resources available for help unit also has social workers , case manager and transitional nurse available

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