RN - Cardiac/Telemetry/Obs Full Time - Nights

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Nursing



Job Description

This is a full time dayshift opportunity on a cohesive cardiac unit that is great for med/surg nurses who want to expand their knowledge. We are comparable to a specialized medical unit but focus on diagnostic cardiac testing and quick patient turnaround. Telemetry and/or cardiac experience preferred.

  • Requires an Associates degree in nursing; BSN, preferred.
  • Requires current Florida RN license in good standing with at least 2 years experience.
  • Requires American Heart Association BLS & ACLS prior to hire .
  • Evaluates assigned patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care.
  • Assists physicians during examinations and procedures.
  • Performs various patient tests and administers medications within the scope of practice of the registered nurse.
  • Completes the initial admission assessment and medication reconciliation.
  • Documents patient vital signs and records intake and outputs during each shift.
  • Safely administers medications and blood products.
  • Administers and monitors appropriate cardiac unit infusions.
  • Performs patient hourly rounding,
  • Promotes patients' independence by establishing patient care goals and teaching patients and families to understand conditions, medications, and self-care skills.
  • Role models and promotes teamwork with co-workers.
  • Assists with the orientation of new co-workers.
  • Requires completion of other duties as assigned.

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