RN TELE - Travel Nurse
We're looking for Telemetry RNs for an immediate travel nurse opening in Charleston, WV. 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.
Observation Cardiac--Acute MI unstable angina CHF unstable arrhythmias and cardiac disorders. CVA surgical patients. Two years of telemetry experience preferred. Required drips are heparin cardizem amiodarone dobutamine dopamine nitro. Must have a working proficiency. Will accept first time travelers. Required ACLS BCLS IV Start 1 year STRONG Telemetry experience Preferred Conscious Sedation Charge Nurse Experience