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Telemetry – TELE RN – TravelNurse

Travel Nurse Across America

This is a Contract position in Huntersville, NC posted March 20, 2023.

We’re looking for Telemetry RNs for an immediate travel nurse opening in Huntersville, NC. The right RN should have 1-2 years’ recent acute care experience. Read below for more requirements.

As a TELE Travel Nurse, you will provide care by connecting patients to machines that measure heart rate, blood pressure, breathing rate, as well as blood-oxygen levels and electrocardiogram information. These machines then send data to computer screens for RNs to monitor. Telemetry RNs read and interpret the data to better determine patient care.

As a TELE Travel Nurse, you should be prepared to perform the following tasks:

  • Provide basic bedside care.
  • Monitor and adjust specialized equipment used on patients, and interpret and record electronic displays.
  • Identify irregular telemetry readings and notify appropriate medical team members.
  • Initiate corrective action whenever information from monitoring equipment shows adverse symptomatology.
TELE Travel Nurses should be able to stand and walk for long periods of time, as well as bend, lean and stoop without difficulty. RNs should be able to easily lift 20 pounds. Moving or lifting of patients may require lifting of up to 50 pounds at times. RNs must have specific vision abilities including close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

REQUIRED SKILLS / CERTS / EXP: Minimum Years of Experience: 2 years Traveler Experience: Accepts 1st time travelers Locals Accepted / Rate Difference: Yes Skills: IV Start and Telemetry. Certs: BCLS and NIH PREFERRED SKILLS / CERTS / EXP: ACLS JOB DETAILS: Target Ratios: 1:5-6 but could fluctuate up/down based on unit needs and/or surges. Float Requirement: FLOATING REQUIRED as needed to other Med/Surg units. Weekend Requirement: Every other weekend. Travelers will be required to take COVID patients if necessary. No team members are exempt from taking a COVID patient with the exception of pregnant team members. SPECIAL PROCEDURES / UNIT DETAILS: Variable med-surg unit with focus on cardiac and neurology services. Stroke certified, hip and knee certified, colorectal cancer certified, ERAS, general surgical patients, occasional GYN surgeries, hospice, cardiac services, pre and post cath, tele neurology, oncology. UNIT SYSTEMS (Medication, Documentation, Communication): Pyxis, EPIC, SBAR SCHEDULING TYPE: Done by unit. UNIT ORIENTATION: 2, 12hr shifts. SCRUBS: Any combination of navy and white *** INTERNAL NOTES *** Must pass EKG Testing prior to start for this specialty