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Registered Nurse - Med/Surg - Medical Surgery, Telemetry

Company: Alto Health Care Staffing
Location: Owensboro
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Job Summary: As a Registered Nurse in our Medical Surgery Unit with telemetry experience, you will play a critical role in delivering exceptional patient care, monitoring vital signs, and ensuring the safety and well-being of our patients. You will collaborate closely with healthcare professionals, including physicians, surgeons, and other nursing staff, to provide comprehensive care to patients undergoing medical and surgical procedures.Key Responsibilities:

  • Patient Care: Provide compassionate and evidence-based nursing care to patients in the Medical Surgery Unit, with a focus on those requiring telemetry monitoring.
  • Telemetry Monitoring: Utilize telemetry equipment to continuously monitor and interpret cardiac rhythms, identifying any abnormalities and taking prompt action when necessary.
  • Assessment and Documentation: Conduct thorough patient assessments, document patient information accurately, and maintain up-to-date medical records. Report changes in patient condition to the healthcare team.
  • Medication Administration: Administer medications and treatments as prescribed by physicians, ensuring proper dosage, route, and patient education.
  • Collaboration: Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to develop and implement patient care plans, including physicians, surgeons, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals.
  • Patient Education: Educate patients and their families on medical conditions, treatments, and post-discharge care plans to promote optimal health outcomes.
  • Safety and Infection Control: Adhere to infection control protocols and maintain a safe and clean patient care environment.
  • Emergency Response: Respond effectively to emergencies, including code situations, by following established protocols and providing appropriate nursing care.
  • Professional Development: Stay current with advances in nursing practice, attend continuing education programs, and actively participate in departmental meetings and training.Qualifications:
  • Current and valid Registered Nurse (RN) license in state of practice.
  • Looking for an experienced RN with MS/Tele experience Pulmonary exp preferred
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as an RN in a medical surgery unit with telemetry expertise.
  • BLS and ACLS certifications required.
  • Strong clinical assessment and critical thinking skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.
  • Proficiency in using electronic health records (EHR) systems.Benefits:
    • Competitive salary and benefits package.
    • Opportunities for professional growth and advancement.
    • Access to ongoing training and development programs.
    • Supportive and collaborative work environment.
    • Meaningful work that makes a difference in patients' lives.

Keywords: Alto Health Care Staffing, Owensboro , Registered Nurse - Med/Surg - Medical Surgery, Telemetry, Healthcare , Owensboro, Kentucky

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