Telemetry Nurse - (Tele RN)

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Company: American Mobile
Location: Madison, WI
Date Posted: March 23, 2015
Source: American Mobile Healthcare
Discipline
Registered Nurse
Specialty
Telemetry
Subspecialty

Shift
12 N, 8/12 N, 8/12 D/E
Duration
13 Weeks
Start Date
ASAP
Pay Rate
$30.00 - $34.00
Job Description & Requirements
Telemetry Nurse - (Tele RN)
Gynecology, Urology, Plastics, and ENT
Nurses on this 28-bed unit meet the acute care needs of gynecology and urology patients as well as those from plastic reconstructive surgery and ENT services. Nurses provide care for patients receiving new and innovative surgical procedures and specialize in care of patients requiring one of the three lead-lined patient rooms for radioactive implants. Nurses plan individualized patient care during hospitalization as well as home care upon discharge. Such a combination of patient populations and the opportunity to participate in the most advanced surgical procedures being performed today provides wonderful learning opportunities and challenges nurses by requiring a broad range of surgical and medical nursing skills

The role of the ...
Discipline
Registered Nurse
Specialty
Telemetry
Subspecialty

Shift
12 N, 8/12 N, 8/12 D/E
Duration
13 Weeks
Start Date
ASAP
Pay Rate
$30.00 - $34.00
Job Description & Requirements
Telemetry Nurse - (Tele RN)
Gynecology, Urology, Plastics, and ENT
Nurses on this 28-bed unit meet the acute care needs of gynecology and urology patients as well as those from plastic reconstructive surgery and ENT services. Nurses provide care for patients receiving new and innovative surgical procedures and specialize in care of patients requiring one of the three lead-lined patient rooms for radioactive implants. Nurses plan individualized patient care during hospitalization as well as home care upon discharge. Such a combination of patient populations and the opportunity to participate in the most advanced surgical procedures being performed today provides wonderful learning opportunities and challenges nurses by requiring a broad range of surgical and medical nursing skills

The role of the telemetry nurse (Tele RN) is to provide care for patients by comfortably connecting them to machines that measure blood pressure, heart rate, breathing rate, blood-oxygen level, and electrocardiogram information. The tele RN also monitors and interprets this data, assessing any potential health problems and needs, while also developing nursing care plans and maintaining accurate medical records. A telemetry nurse typically works in hospitals or other clinical environments.

Required Qualifications
Traveler must have permanent address outside 75 mile radius of Madison Traveler must have WI nursing license or compact license Traveler must have completed two years of acute care experience within last 3 years. Traveler must have one successful assignment as travel RN (13 weeks) Traveler must have experience in an Academic Level 1 - Trauma center. Traveler must have Basic Arrhythmia experience. Will be required to pass Telemetry test upon arrival at UWHC. If ICU nurse - traveler must have ACLS certification. If ER/Burn nurse - traveler must have ACLS, PALS certifications. When required, chemo certified. Needs 2 references from recent work environment/assignments (supervisor or manager only).
Preferred Qualifications
1. EPIC experience
About the Facility
Serving Madison and surrounding areas, this hospital has been providing top quality medical care since it opened its doors in 1924. Today, the facility exists as a 566-bed academic medical center that maintains a robust 85 outpatient clinics. The hospital is an ACS designated Level I adult and pediatric trauma center, one of 2 in the state. It maintains six intensive care units, including trauma, pediatrics, and cardiology. The Joint Commission accredited hospital is regarded as one of the leading healthcare providers in the region.
Facility Location
Blending big-city culture with small town charm, the state capital of Wisconsin is regularly rated as one of the best places to live in America. Home to the University of Wisconsin, Madison boasts a picturesque location with four lakes on its doorstep, more than 200 parks, maple-lined avenues filled with boutiques, bookstores and coffee shops, and an easy-going, friendly attitude.
Job Benefits
At American Mobile Healthcare we take care of our travelers! We offer:
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Free, quality, private housing
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401(k) and Flex Spending
  • Life Insurance
  • Accident and Short-term Disability Coverage
  • Free Continuing Education
  • Refer a friend and earn extra cash!

About the Company
Since its inception in 1985, American Mobile Healthcare has set the highest standards in professional recruitment for the travel healthcare industry. Our professional staffing team offers unparalleled customer service and industry commitment, as well as top pay and benefits. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply

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