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Staff Nurse - Med/Tele

companyLabMinds Staffing & Recruiting LLC
locationWhittier, CA, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

  • Continuously monitor and interpret patients' vital signs, such as heart rate, blood pressure, and oxygen saturation, using telemetry equipment.
  • Analyse and interpret data from monitoring devices, recognizing any abnormalities or changes in patients' conditions. Report findings to the healthcare team.
  • Maintain effective communication with the healthcare team, including physicians, other nurses, and support staff. Provide updates on patient status and collaborate on care plans.
  • Accurately document patient assessments, interventions, and responses in the medical records. Keep detailed records of telemetry data and any changes in the patient's condition.
  • Respond promptly to alarms and emergency situations, initiating appropriate interventions and notifying the healthcare team as needed.
  • Provide education to patients and their families about the use of telemetry equipment, the purpose of monitoring, and what to expect during their stay in the telemetry unit.
  • Administer medications as prescribed, ensuring accurate dosage and monitoring for potential side effects.
  • Collaborate with other healthcare professionals to develop and implement comprehensive care plans tailored to each patient's needs.
  • Participate in quality improvement initiatives to enhance patient care, safety, and outcomes within the telemetry unit.
  • Adhere to all relevant policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements related to patient care and telemetry monitoring.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills to assess, prioritize, and manage multiple patients with varying levels of acuity.
  • Adapt to changes in patient conditions, unit priorities, and healthcare protocols.

Requirements

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of six months Registered Nurse experience - Preferred
  • Strong Med/Surg Background preferred.
  • Recent Telemetry experience preferred.
  • Post Cardiothoracic Surgery and PCI & post spine care experience preferred.
  • Recent experience with non-titrating vasoactive agents preferred.

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE:

  • Current California licensures as a Registered Nurse required.
  • Current Basic Life Support certification required.
  • Current ACLS certification.

OTHER SKILLS, ABILITIES & KNOWLEDGE:

  • Knowledgeable of the California Nursing Practice Act.
  • Able to understand and follow all policies, procedures, guidelines, rules and regulations of the Nursing Service, of the facility
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills

Benefits

  • LabMinds provides professional liability and workers compensation coverage
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Travel Allowance
  • Referral Bonuses

Shift: Variable

Salary: Competitive pay rate

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