MedSurg/Telemetry RN (day OR night shift)

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MedSurg/Telemetry RN (day OR night shifts)

 

·         Schedule: 36/36 guaranteed, 36/48 scheduled. 12-hour days OR nights; 36 hrs./week guaranteed, scheduled 36/48 EOW.  Weekends required, minimum of 4 weekends per 8-week schedule.  WILL consider block scheduling.

·         Contract Duration: 8-20 weeks

·         Floating to other units/departments: Floating to other depts. required per union contract

·         Location: Beckley, WV

·         Openings: 2

·          Rate: $40-$45/hour, DOE


Summary: RN is responsible for a care of medical telemetry patients.  Pt. population includes chest pain, R/O MI, COPD, PNA, CHF, Renal Failure, Psych pts. needing medical clearance, and some surgical pts. deemed not suitable for 2nd or 4th floors. Busy floor with lots of admissions and discharges.  May assist with some bedside procedures such as central line insertion, thoracentesis, and paracentesis. No cardiac or vasoactive infusions- only heparin, insulin, and occ. Lasix gtt.

 

Equipment utilized in the unit/dept: Nihon Koden telemetry, Braun IV pumps, Pyxis medication delivery system, Paper documentation- Meditech coming 2/2019

 

Required skills and minimum years of experience: Basic arrhythmia interpretation, 3 yrs. Med/tele experience, previous travel preferred.

 

Specific licensures and certifications/registrations required: BLS, ACLS, NIHSS, active WV nursing license (or compact state)

 

Bed size/number of rooms for this unit/dept.: 35 beds, 14 private rooms, 7 semi private rooms with 3 beds each

 

Nurse to patient ratio of this unit: 1:5-7 with 1-2 NA per shift.  Efforts in place to recruit and retain NAs.

 

Dress Code: Solid colors only- no prints.  No visible tattoos, facial piercings, or artificial nails. 

 

Unit/department specific training and orientation program: 2 days general hospital orientation, followed by two 12-hour shifts with a preceptor

 

Level One Personnel is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

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