RN-Telemetry Job Description

RN-Telemetry Job Description

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Rn-telemetry provides advanced ECG interpretation while concentrating on monitoring patient status through assessment of ECG strips and arrhythmia interpretation.

RN-Telemetry Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Provides patient care, reviews and administers patient medications, cardiac monitoring, treatments and procedures in a safe, effective and age appropriate manner that meets scope of practice and standards of nursing practice
Assists the doctor with various procedures and treatments for cardiac issues
Apply and interpret hospital policies and legal requirements of nursing practice guidelines
Observe medical staff activities in surgery to ensure conformity with hospital policies and reports violations to designated management personnel
Provides nursing care to adult to geriatric medical and post-surgical patients
Provide care to behavioral management patients that require monitoring
Conduct individualized patient assessment, prioritizing collection of data based on individual needs and condition
Conduct ongoing nursing assessment as dictated by the patient’s condition and in accordance with client facility’s protocols
Collaborate with other team members in the development, implementation, and evaluation of an individualized plan of care
Perform appropriate treatments and therapies as ordered by physician in an appropriate and timely fashion

RN-Telemetry Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for RN-Telemetry

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ACLS, CPR, BLS, BCLS

Education for RN-Telemetry

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the rn-telemetry job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Nursing, Science, Associate Degrees, Teaching, Patient Care, Education, Nursing Program, Graduate, College of Nursing, Associates

Skills for RN-Telemetry

Desired skills for rn-telemetry include:

Clinical practice for the assessment of patients
Cardiac monitoring and basic arrhythmia interpretation
Policies
Procedures
Relevant equipment
Strategies to promote effective quality outcomes
Staging and documentation
Therapeutic application of Pulmonary/Medical nursing regarding common disease entities and complications
Use of skin products
Human growth and development to modify services to the age and development stage of the patient

Desired experience for rn-telemetry includes:

Prior telemetry training course preferred
Active Duty Military, Reserves or Veteran / Spouse of Active Duty Military, Reserves or Veteran
Minimum of one year experience or equivalent calculated experience in military or civilian setting
Must be licensed as Registered Nurse with the State of Texas, 1 year RN bedside experience
Experience as a Registered Nurse in an acute care setting is preferred
Takes responsibility for own actions, including the impact of own decisions on patients and others

RN-Telemetry Examples

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RN-Telemetry Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a rn-telemetry. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for rn-telemetry
  • Document patient assessments, findings, and psychosocial responses to nursing interventions
  • Initiate emergency measures according to adult and client advanced adult resuscitation protocols, as applicable
  • Maintain confidentiality related to patient, family, client facility and staff in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  • Advocate patient rights with respect to advance directives and organ donation
  • Report patient condition to appropriate personnel during each shift, as needed based on individualized patient assessment
  • Maintain competency in post-acute (telemetry) care by participating in continuing education programs and meets state specific requirements
  • Assessment, teaching, planning and coordinating care including discharge needs, performance of RN-specific tasks, and providing team leadership to assure that care is accomplished effectively and efficiently
  • Care Team members focus primarily on their Essential Functions, but all members of the team perform other duties as their scope of practice allows in order to meet patient needs efficiently and effectively and in support of cohesive team functioning
  • Other Telemetry Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) / Registered Nurse (RN) duties as assigned
  • Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Florida Department of Health obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date, or Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) licensure required
Qualifications for rn-telemetry
  • PA RN license in good standing
  • 2 Step PPD
  • Credentials as requested
  • Minimum of one year acute care hospital experience preferred
  • Basic Life Support Certification required within 90 days of hire date
  • ACLS is required within one year of hire date
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RN-Telemetry Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of rn-telemetry. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for rn-telemetry
  • Responds to patients experiencing cardiac pain
  • Performs various diagnostic tests
  • Monitors vital signs including oxygen levels, blood pressure, breathing patterns
  • Administers medication as needed
  • Educates patients on cardiac health
  • Recognizes cardiac arrhythmias after telemetry training, and provides appropriate interventions
  • Manages the care of patients with temporary pacemakers
  • Identifies the cardiac patient at risk for complications and provides appropriate interventions
  • Plan and coordinate ante, intra, and post partum and intra-operative care for obstetric patients in accordance with individual patient needs and physician plan of care
  • Plan and coordinate newborn assessment and care at delivery, transition, and through newborn recovery to discharge
Qualifications for rn-telemetry
  • Current RN license for Texas, 1 year RN bedside experience
  • Associate Degree or greater in Nursing from NLN certified School
  • One year prior Telemetry Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) / Registered Nurse (RN) experience preferred
  • 1 year full time telemetry nursing experience within the last 2 years
  • Current Registered/ Licensed Practical Nurse License for the state in which the nurse practices
  • One year prior professional nursing experience preferred with one year Telemetry experience Preferred
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a rn-telemetry. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for rn-telemetry
  • Participate in and collaborates with the Director, in meeting the department’s budgetary objectives
  • Behaviorally support the philosophy, objectives and goals of hospital administration and its representatives
  • Perform patient assessment and data collection
  • Participate in goal directed plan of care based on patient outcomes
  • Implement care based on department and hospital standards
  • Participate in evaluating effectiveness
  • Participate in identifying patient/significant others learning needs and demonstrates measures to meet these
  • Delegate duties and assignments to appropriate team members
  • Demonstrate applied knowledge when caring for selected patient populations including care appropriate to the age of patients served
  • Advanced fetal monitoring
Qualifications for rn-telemetry
  • Successful completion of screening tests for the clinical specialty area(s) in which the LPN/RN practices
  • Minimum 2 years most recent experience in telemetry
  • Prior travel nursing experience preferred
  • Current Physical
  • Two years Tele Experience
  • Current BLS/ACLS card
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a rn-telemetry. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for rn-telemetry
  • Inspect assigned rooms daily for cleanliness, sterility, functionality, and safety
  • Take corrective action when violations to perinatal principles and/or newborn protocols occur and follows through with written report(s) as indicated
  • Remove defective equipment from service and requisitions maintenance and repair services
  • Keep Charge Nurse of Perinatal Services informed of departmental activities, needs and problems in a timely manner so that problem resolution may take place without delay
  • Serve as a clinical resource to new staff members as requested or assigned
  • Anticipate the needs of physicians (ensures that specialty equipment and supplies are available)
  • Participate in educational offerings to maintain or attain a level of knowledge
  • Recommend and takes action for corrections to the system
  • Maintain current status of certifications, annual physicals and licensure
  • Practice cost-effective methods in the delivery of care through efficient use of available resources and completes assignments on time with minimal overtime
Qualifications for rn-telemetry
  • National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) upon hire
  • Proficiency with Information Technology
  • Fostering a supportive and compassionate
  • Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing
  • Current licensure with the Kentucky State Board of Nursing or Compact State
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) or higher, or must obtain BSN within 3 years of hire, or have at least 20 years of RN experience
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RN-Telemetry Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of rn-telemetry. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for rn-telemetry
  • Participate in departmental in-services in a consistent manner
  • Respond to identified team and/or patient care needs by directly assisting staff members
  • Adapt and accommodate to changes in daily routine in a positive manner
  • Behaviorally support the goals and objectives of the department
  • Facilitate the integration of new personnel into the group in a positive, non-threatening manner
  • Plans care appropriately based on needs identified during initial and on-going assessments
  • Coordinates nursing care and advocates for patient needs so that all appropriate disciplines are informed of and participating in the plan of care
Qualifications for rn-telemetry
  • Experience as a Registered Nurse required
  • Fostering a positive interactive team milieu
  • Facilitates optimal environment to support orientation, competency validation
  • BLS (AHA) certification and ACLS required
  • 1-2 years of previous experience or hired through the RN Versant Program
  • BLS and ACLS (issued by AHA)

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