RN TELE - Travel Nurse

Location
Charleston West Virginia
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 23, 2020
Closes
Oct 03, 2020
Ref
401069
Specialty
Traveling Nurse
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

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.
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.

Observation ardiac--Acute MI unstable angina CHF unstable arrhythmias and cardiac disorders. CVA surgical patients. Adult and Geriatric patient populations. Cardioversion TEE thoracentesis bone marrow biopsy chest tube insertion central line insertion paracentesis experience preferred but not required. Post Cardiac Cath Post Angiogram PTCA experience required. Two years of telemetry experience preferred. Required drips are heparin cardizem amiodarone dobutamine dopamine nitro. Must have a working proficiency. Needs a good positive attitude and want to be part of the team! Will accept first time travelers. Required ACLS BCLS IV Start 1 year STRONG Telemetry experience Preferred Conscious Sedation Charge Nurse Experience

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