Step Down-Tele Registered Nurse

Metairie, LA 70011

Posted: 04/18/2019 Employment Type: Travel Specialty : Nursing Professionals Job Number: 6131 Skills: Telemetry

Travel RN: Step Down-Telemetry

Responsibilities:
  • Basic cardiac rhythm monitoring techniques, interpretation, and treatment
  • Basic and advanced life support
  • Calculating drug dosage, administering continuous medication infusion, and monitoring patients for effects of medication
  • Monitoring patients before, during, and after invasive procedures
  • Recognizing the signs and symptoms of cardiopulmonary and respiratory emergencies and knowing how to start standard interventions to stabilize the patient
  • Consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans
  • Prepares and administers (orally, subcutaneously, through an IV) and records prescribed medications. Reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments in accordance with the policy regarding the administration of medications by a licensed registered nurse
  • Monitors and adjusts specialized equipment used on patients, and interprets and records electronic displays
  • Identifies irregular telemetry readings and notifies appropriate medical team members
  • Initiates corrective action whenever information from monitoring equipment shows adverse symptomatology
  • Provides basic, bedside care
  • Initiates patient education plan, as prescribed by physician. Teaches patients and significant others how to manage their illness/injury, by explaining: post-treatment home care needs, diet/nutrition/exercise programs, self-administration of medication and rehabilitation
  • Records patients’ medical information and vital signs
  • Prepares equipment and aids physician during examination and treatment of patient
  • Responds to life-saving situations based upon nursing standards and protocol
  • Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms
  • Performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting

Qualifications:
  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) License for the state in which the nurse practices
  • Louisiana RN License
  • BLS
  • Must be available for the Night Shift

$540/week taxable
$945/week non taxable
$1485/week gross pay
$1350/week after taxes

Please contact Samantha at  917-546-7211
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At Tact Medical Staffing we believe in building supportive personal relationships with our candidates to match them with the healthcare client that best meets their professional and personal lifestyle choices. Benefits include a personalized recruiter who is available 24/7, competitive pay packages, an advantageous referral program, and national health insurance coverage.

Samantha Batt

 Avid hiker, backpacker, kayaker and generally outdoorsy. I love helping people, understanding their passion, and connecting them to what they love doing.

I am a Travel Nurse Recruiter, and every day I get the opportunity to connect amazing nurses to incredible assignments!

 

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