Telemetry Nurse

  • 442343
  • Registered Nurse
  • July 03, 2019
  • 1 Good Samaritan Way
  • Mount Vernon, IL 62864
  • 12 N
  • 13 Weeks
  • August 06, 2019
  • Onward
  • Temporary
  • $1,724 - $1,900*
  • *Estimate of weekly payments is intended for informational purposes and includes hourly wages, as well as reimbursements for meal & incidental expenses and housing expenses incurred on behalf of the Company. Please speak with your Recruiter for additional details.

Job Description & Requirements

Telemetry Nurse

SSM Health is a Catholic, not-for profit health system serving the comprehensive health needs of communities across the Midwest through one of the largest integrated delivery systems in the nation. With care delivery sites in Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Wisconsin, SSM Health includes 20 hospitals, 63 outpatient care sites. Good Samaritan - 3200 (Telemetry) is a 32 bed unit with patient to nurse ratios generally 1:4 dependent upon acuity. Their patient population consists of s/p cardiac caths, patients with non-titrating cardiac gtts, higher acuity medical patients, s/p vascular procedures 4200 (Med/Surg/Peds) is a 32 bed unit with patient to nurse ratios generally 1:5 dependent upon acuity. Their patient population consists of medical patients, general surgical overflow, pediatrics CDU is our clinical decision unit for observation patients. It is an 8 bed unit and the nurse to patient ratio is generally 1:4 dependent upon acuity. St. Mary's - Telemetry is a 22 bed unit that consists of 2 sides. Tele 1 and Tele 2. Their patient population consist of patient with accommodation codes of tele/cardiac and tele/medical and patients with chronic home ventilators. Their nurse to patient ratios are generally 1:4 dependent upon acuity. 3E and 4E are medical/surgical units. 3E is an 18 bed unit and 4E is a 12 bed unit. Both take medical and surgical patients and sometimes pediatric patients when the pediatric unit is closed.

Required Qualifications

Float to St. Mary's Centralia license in hand EKG exam in Healthstream prior to start Conscious Sedation experience REQUIRED SKILLS: Basic EKG/Dysrhythmia interpretation, Basic Med/Surg skill set REQUIRED Certifications: BLS/ACLS

Preferred Qualifications


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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