RN - Cardiac/Telemetry/Obs Full Time - Nights
Employment Type: Full-Time
Industry: Healthcare - Nursing
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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