Telemetry Nurse - Travel - (Tele RN)

  • 409739
  • Registered Nurse
  • 8/22/2018
  • 3901 Lone Tree Way
  • Antioch, CA
  • 8 D
  • 13 Weeks
  • 9/18/2018
  • Onward
  • Temporary
  • $28.00 - $33.00*
  • *Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements. 

Job Description & Requirements

Telemetry Nurse - Travel - (Tele RN)

POSITION SUMMARY: The Telemetry RN delivers and coordinates the delivery of care for acutely ill adult and geriatric patients who require cardiac monitoring so that physiological, psychosocial, safety, learning and self-care needs of patients and their families are addressed. The RN uses his/her understanding of physiology/pathophysiology, nursing process, technology and interpersonal communications to accomplish these accountabilities. ____________________________________________________________________________________ REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: The staff RN reports to the Inpatient Clinical Manager and/or Charge Nurse. The staff RN may direct nursing activities of other RN's, LVN's, and Unit Secretaries. The nurse also supervises nursing students assigned to his/her patients. _____________________________________________________________________________________ MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Education/Licensure: 1. Graduate of accredited school of nursing. 2. BSN preferred. 3. Current California RN Licensure required. Experience: 1. Previous Med Surg experience and telemetry nursing preferred. Knowledge: 1. Must demonstrate basic med-surg nursing skills 2. Ability to work with all levels of nursing personnel and assist them in a resource capacity. 3. Able to provide guidance to personnel in appropriate procedures and/or policies. 4. Knowledgeable in current acute care nursing practices, techniques and procedures. 5. Works independently with minimal direct supervision. Special Skills/Equipment: 1. BLS, ACLS certification required. 2. Medical Surgical certificate preferred. 3. EKG Interpretation certificate required 3. Learn operations of relevant critical care equipment. Physical Requirements: See Essential & Physical Position Functions Quantifiable Dimensions: Adheres to the Code of Conduct set fourth in Sutter Delta Medical Center, standards for business conduct policies and procedures. Performs duties in a safe, ethical, and honest manner, and promptly and appropriately addresses any potential violations of the Sutter Delta Medical Center standards for business conduct policies and procedures. __________________________________________________________________________________ FREEDOM TO ACT/ACCOUNTABILITY: The Staff RN is accountable to the patients, Nurse Manager, and co-workers in the provision of care and promoting a collaborative environment. The RN practices within the scope of the California RN Nurse Practice Act. The Staff RN is accountable for reviewing the patient's condition, evaluating and revising time lines, evaluating the performance of team members, reviewing and reporting diagnostic study results to physicians. The Staff RN must make decisions relevant to patient care, and provide recommendations to the physician, patient care team, and family on the most appropriate plan of care and appropriate discharge options including patient care teaching plan, basic home care plan, and transfer options. _____________________________________________________________________________________ WORKING RELATIONSHIPS/CONTACTS: Maintains effective working relationships with patients, visitors, all levels of nursing personnel, ancillary services and physicians. The Telemetry RN demonstrates the principles of continuous quality improvement in problem solving and promoting excellence. _____________________________________________________________________________________ HIPPA = ACCESS TO PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION BY JOB TITLE 1. Demographic information, including name and contact information. 2. Date of Service Information 3. Patient Location Information 4. Billing and Insurance Coverage Information 5. Medical Record Information

About the Facility

This award-winning acute care facility, featuring 145 beds, is equipped with a nationally-ranked 24-hour level II Emergency Room. The Cardiovascular Interventional Laboratory is part of the award-winning STEMI program with a nationally-accredited advanced medical imaging and diagnostic center.

Facility Location

Located in San Francisco's East Bay, Antioch offers residents Bay Area living at a more relaxed pace. The city is rife with historical and cultural sites and entertainment options. Visitors will want to take in a play or dance production at the El Campanil Theatre, a historic building that opened its doors in 1928 and continues to delight with dramatic and musical entertainment to this day. Culture seekers can visit the Antioch Historical Society Museum or check out one of the myriad events put on by the Arts and Cultural Foundation of Antioch. With its close proximity to cultural epicenters San Francisco and Oakland and an active arts and entertainment community in its own right, Antioch is one of the Bay Area's most livable communities.

Job Benefits

Onward Healthcare's travel nursing assignments typically last 13 weeks, and include:

  • Competitive pay rates and comprehensive benefits
  • Medical plans with dental and vision
  • Complimentary, high-quality private housing
  • 401(k) and flex spending options
  • Life insurance
  • Accident and short-term disability coverage
  • Free continuing education (CE) courses
  • Travel allowances
  • Guaranteed pay program
  • Tuition discount program
  • Referral bonuses

About the Company

Onward Healthcare, an AMN Healthcare company, is a travel nursing company dedicated to moving our nurses careers "onward and upward." Our team of expert recruiters connect clinicians with exclusive travel nursing opportunities at the nation’s top hospitals and healthcare facilities. Onward's nursing assignments are part of a larger, comprehensive RN career development and consultation service. Onward/AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.

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