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Med/Surg – Telemetry Registered Nurse (RN)

Tucson, AZ, US

Med Surg

28.5/hour - 42.5/hour

Feb 16, 2021


Med/Surg – Telemetry Registered Nurse (RN)

 

 

POSITION TYPE: Registered Nurse (RN)

SPECIALTY UNIT: Med/Surg – Telemetry

LOCATION: Tucson, AZ

SHIFT: Days and Nights

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Permanent

 

Job Description:

 

We are looking for an RN – Med/Surg – Telemetry nurse to provide the highest degree of care and treatment to ill, injured, and recovering patients. You should be able to assess patient condition, administer medications, change dressings, monitor vital signs, keep records, and provide patients with support and education. Likewise, you will assist physicians during examinations and procedures, as well as perform various patient tests and administer medications within the scope of your practice.

 

Your role as an RN-Med/Surg – Telemetry nurse also involves promoting patient independence by establishing patient care goals. Additionally, you should be able to teach patients and families to understand conditions, medications, and self-care skills utilizing your knowledge and skills.

 

Med/Surg – Telemetry nurses are specially trained to utilize and interpret technological devices that monitor the internal functioning and vital signs of a patient. Telemetry nurses look at activities such as blood pressure, oxygen saturation, heart rhythms, and respiration.

 

To be a successful RN-Med/Surg – Telemetry, you should be able to rely on your experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected, and you will benefit from being creative, quick-thinking, and a good communicator.

 

Responsibilities:

 

·        Assess the psychological, social, spiritual, educational, developmental, cultural, and discharge planning needs of patients.

·        Review patient history and physical with the patients and/or their family members and assure completion within an appropriate timeframe.

·        Review all available information obtained by other health care team members.

·        Formulate an individualized care plan, including a discharge plan, using the assessment data, as well as the input of the patient, family, and healthcare team.

·        Evaluate patient progress towards goals and expected outcomes in collaboration with other health care team members.

·        Assess, plan, implement, and evaluate documents in the patient record.

·        Work as an advocate for the physical and emotional well-being of the patient.

 

Job Benefits:

 

·        Competitive salary

·        Direct Deposit

·        401K

·        Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision benefits

·        Employee discount program

·        Excellent room for growth and advancement

 

Requirements:

 

·        Minimum of 1 year of recent experience as an RN in a clinical setting.

·        Active RN license within the State of practice.

·        Graduate of a State Board School of Nursing or equivalent.

·        AHA BLS – within two (2) weeks of employment 

·        ACLS – required within eight (8) weeks of employment

·        Arrhythmia Recognition Course – within eight (8) weeks of employment 

 

 

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