Travel Nurse - RN - TELE - Telemetry
Salem, MA
Vitalink Health
08/13/2024
Travel
13 weeks
4x10 hr PMs
$1,826/week
estimated weekly gross
Job Details

Vitalink Health is seeking an experienced TELE RN for an exciting Travel Nurse job in Salem, MA.:

Discipline: RN
Specialty: TELE
Shift: 4x10 hr PMs
Start: 08/13/2024 (may be flexible)
Hours: 32/week
Type: Travel
Duration: 13 weeks

Travel Telemetry Registered Nurse job duties

While job duties may vary depending on the facility you work with, here are some common Travel TELE RN responsibilities:

  • Monitor and assess patients' vital signs, including heart rate, blood pressure, and oxygen levels, using telemetry equipment to detect any changes promptly.
  • Administer medications, treatments, and intravenous fluids as prescribed by physicians, ensuring accurate documentation and adherence to protocols.
  • Provide comprehensive care for patients with a variety of medical and surgical conditions, including post-operative care, wound management, and pain control.
  • Develop and implement individualized care plans in collaboration with patients, families, and multidisciplinary healthcare teams.
  • Educate patients and their families on disease management, treatment options, and post-discharge care to promote health and recovery.
  • Assist with diagnostic tests and procedures, ensuring patients' comfort and safety throughout the process.
  • Document patients' medical histories, assessments, treatments, and progress accurately and promptly in electronic health records.
  • Provide emotional support and reassurance to patients and their families, helping them cope with illness and hospitalization.
  • Coordinate patient transfers to other departments or facilities as required, ensuring seamless continuity of care.
  • Ensure a clean, safe, and organized environment by adhering to infection control protocols and safety guidelines.
  • Participate in ongoing professional development and continuing education to stay current with advancements in medical-surgical and telemetry nursing practices.
  • Ensure compliance with healthcare regulations, policies, and ethical standards in all aspects of patient care.
  • Maintain accurate and thorough documentation of all nursing interventions, patient responses, and any changes in condition.
  • Collaborate with physical therapists, occupational therapists, and other specialists to support patients' rehabilitation and recovery goals.
  • Manage emergency situations by providing advanced life support and other critical interventions as necessary.

Pay quotes are an estimate of gross weekly pay, including non-taxable reimbursements, based on available information and subject to confirmation.

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