Cardiac / Telemetry Registered Nurse (RN)

Cardiac / Telemetry Registered Nurse (RN)

Cardiac/Telemetry – Registered Nurse (RN)

 

POSITION TYPE: Cardiac/Telemetry Registered Nurse

SPECIALTY UNIT: Telemetry Unit

LOCATION: Lakewood, CO

SHIFT: Variable

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Permanent

 

Job Description:

 

We are looking for a highly-capable Cardiac Telemetry Registered Nurse to analyze medical equipment measurements. In this role, your duties will include studying patient history, administering specialized treatment to critically ill patients, and keeping medical records. You will also be required to update family members on the medical condition of the patients.

 

Our ideal candidate is a cardiac telemetry registered nurse, specializing in reviewing and interpreting data measured by our sophisticated medical equipment. You will provide care for critically ill patients, monitor the condition of patients in telemetry units, and administer medication. Likewise, you will advise patients and their families on post-hospital care.

 

To ensure success as a cardiac telemetry rn, you must demonstrate extensive experience in caring for critically ill patients and the ability to work in a highly demanding environment. Accomplished candidates expertly interpret medical technology data and provide their patients with dedicated care.

 

Responsibilities:

 

?       Under general supervision, you will deliver care to patients utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation, and evaluation, following the established philosophy. 

?       Collaborate with other professional disciplines to ensure effective patient care delivery and achievement of desired patient outcomes.

?       Effectively interact with the patients and their family members or significant others, while maintaining the standard of professional nursing.

?       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 nurses to monitor.

?       Read and interpret the data to better determine patient care.

?       Administer medication and perform treatment interventions in consultation with healthcare specialists.

?       Maintain and update ward charts, patient files, and medical records.

?       Instruct Telemetry Unit staff on patient care and treatment plans.

?       Collaborate with healthcare specialists and report changes and deteriorating conditions.

?       Explain test results and procedures to patients and their families, as well as answer questions.

?       Advise patients on post-hospital care, including prescribed medicine, home care protocols, disease prevention, and lifestyle changes.

 

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.

?       Current certifications (variable depending on the facility).

?    Extensive knowledge in interpreting data from specialized electronics and medical equipment.

?    Proficiency in recordkeeping and patient management systems, such as PatientTrak and ModDoc HMS.

?    Advanced proficiency in administering medication and performing treatment interventions.

?    Ability to consult with healthcare specialists and instruct Telemetry Unit staff.

?    In-depth knowledge of best practices in healthcare and medical recordkeeping.

?    Exceptional interpersonal skills to advise and support patients and their families.

 

 

 

Welcome to Centura Health – the largest health ecosystem in Colorado and Kansas. Welcome to living your mission among thousands of people on fire to live theirs too. Welcome to options and possibility where you can chart the direction and flow of your career. Welcome to the freedom to believe in what you believe, and welcome to a family guided by shared values and a commitment to extending the healing ministry of Christ. Welcome to extremely important industry challenges and opportunities to solve complex problems. Welcome to highly intelligent teams and overflowing community. And welcome to wholeness of mind, body and spirit. Welcome to Centura Health

You have a purpose, unique talents and NOW is the time to embrace it, live it and put it to work. At Centura Health, we value incredible people with incredible skills – but your commitment to a greater cause is something we value even more. This is the heartbeat of our organization and your time will be spent in a supportive, team environment with resources to help you flourish and leaders who care about your success.

 

Centura Health’s nurses have the right resources and leadership to practice at the top of their license with an organization that is consistently raising the bar on care excellence. Our system includes several Magnet®-designated facilities (with more hospitals on the Magnet® journey) and provides nurses with development, cross-training and options to flex and advance throughout their career journey.

 

Assumes responsibility and accountability for facilitating, communicating, and collaborating with both the healthcare team, and the patient/family to identify and meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the patient. Promotes the optimal health, well-being and safety of the patient through use of the nursing process and in accordance with patient care standards, guidelines and the State Nurse Practice Act. Demonstrates personal accountability for relationship-based care, organizational mission, and core values.

Qualified external applicants eligible for a $15,000 sign on bonus! Cannot be a current or recent Centura employee to qualify. Minimum of 1 year experience required.

 

In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following:

  • RN License required; Current state nursing licenses or RN license from a participating state in the National Licensure Compact
  • Nursing Diploma or Associates Degree in Nursing required; Bachelors Degree in Nursing preferred
  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing required for new graduates, preferred for experienced RN’s
  • BLS from the American Heart Association required
  • One year experience preferred
  • Nursing skills and knowledge base specific to specialty

Physical Requirements – Medium Work – (Exert up to 50lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 20lbs frequently, and/or up to 10lbs constantly)

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