Travel – Contract – RN – Telemetry – Maryland

Amergis

The Amergis Travel Division is currently seeking highly skilled Telemetry RN for an assignment in Bel Air, MD.

Compensation: $2,446 weekly gross 36 hours

· Weekly Housing Allowance: $756.00

· Weekly Meal/Incidental Allowance: $448.00

· Weekly Taxable Income: $1,242.00

Based upon qualifying for position and allowances. Total package is inclusive of taxable wages and allowances.

Contract details:

36 hours

13 weeks (extensions highly possible)

7p-7a

Qualifications:

Active MD or Compact RN License

Active BLS, ACLS, and NIHSS certifications

As a professional practitioner, the RN – Telemetry assumes the responsibility and accountability for delivery of patient care of telemetry patients. The RN – Telemetry demonstrates the ability to make clinical judgments in an effective and efficient manner, with supervision. The RN – Telemetry exhibits critical thinking and performance ability in the coordination of patient care, and consistently performs according to nursing standards while remaining accountable for providing patient care and assisting others in the management of patient care.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate patient care on telemetry unit

Performs focused interview to identify specific patient needs

Assesses signs and symptoms indicating physiologic and psychosocial changes in the patient’s condition

Monitors EKG output and keeps doctors informed of any changes

Records vital signs, including oxygen levels, blood pressure, breathing patterns, etc.

Monitors patient progress and updates patient medical records as needed

Responds to patients experiencing cardiac pain

Performs various diagnostic tests

Manages and administers medication

Monitors and uses the electrocardiogram, EKG, or ECG

Educates patients on cardiac health and communicates with patient’s family when applicable

Administers tests, analyzes lab results, and reports them to the physician

Documents the patient’s plan of care using identified nursing diagnoses, expected patient outcomes, and selected nursing interventions

Identifies and prioritizes actions based upon patient care requirements

Performs interventions according to identified priorities, plan of care, and the hospital policies and patient care outcome standard

Provides a safe, comfortable and therapeutic patient environment

Revises the plan of care according to evaluation, changes in medical plan of care, effective/ineffective nursing interventions

Documents patient’s response to nursing and other interventions

Uses clinical judgment in evaluation activities to meet patient care needs of an assigned unit/floor including established priorities

Monitors safety and effectiveness of the environment and equipment

Minimum Requirements:

Current Registered Nurse license for the state in which the nurse practices

One year experience in Telemetry Preferred

Complies with all relevant professional standards of practice

Participation and completion of Amergis Competency program when applicable

Current CPR if applicable

TB questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable

Current Health certificate (per contract or state regulation)

Must meet all federal, state and local requirements

Successful completion of new hire training as applicable to job site

Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAA requirements

Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language is required

Computer proficiency required

Must be at least 18 years of age

Benefits

At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

401(k) savings plan

Awards and recognition programs

Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

About Amergis

Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.

Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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