Telemetry Nurse - Travel - (Tele RN)

Job ID: 372662
Discipline: Registered Nurse
Specialty: Telemetry
Date Posted: 8/2/2018
Address: 13200 State Line Road
Location: Leawood, KS 66209
Shift: 12 N
Duration: 13 Weeks
Start Date: ASAP
Employment Type: Travel
Pay Rate: $34.00 - $37.00
Company: Onward

Job Description & Requirements

8 Inpatient Beds. An exceptional opportunity for a qualified, motivated and committed Telemetry nurse to deliver the highest quality holistic patient care resulting in the best healthcare outcomes and extraordinary patient satisfaction scores in a highly collaborative team model. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS " Upholds the values and mission of the Company " Assures safe care at all times and upholds the commitment to care for each patient as a sacred trust " Demonstrates the ability to manage care within the established standards of nursing care and practice as defined by the state of Indiana and the nursing profession " Delivers continuous competence in caring for individuals based upon age-specific needs " Appropriately triage patient and prioritizes needs, displaying a caring and responsive attitude " Conducts all activities respecting patient, family, and employee rights and expectations, realizing that primary patient needs take precedence " Provide basic bedside care and administer treatments under the direct supervision of the physician, anticipating patient needs and responding accordingly " Initiate care to stabilize patient and assist in managing life support needs by collaborating with physician and clinical staff, demonstrating appropriate admission, discharge and transfer procedures " Collect detailed patient history and symptoms, including Vital Signs, providing appropriate care in a timely and cost effective manner " Accurately and concisely documents services provided within the medical record in a thorough, timely manner " Consult and coordinate with medical team to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans " Prepare, administer and record prescribed medications according to the 5 Rights of Medication Administration " Collect laboratory samples and perform lab testing in accordance with COLA and CLIA regulations and established policies and procedures " Demonstrate ability to perform laboratory Quality Controls and Assessments, and routine daily, weekly, monthly and periodic maintenance and function according to Laboratory Policy and Procedure " Report adverse treatments or medications in accordance with current policies and procedures " Prepare patient meals, cleans the environment and assures a healthy workplace " Ensure proper supplies, appropriate medical equipment and medications are available for patient care and Par levels meet facility needs " Maintains confidentiality of all Hospital and patient information as required by facility policy and HIPPA laws " Participates in QAPI activities including participation in accreditation preparation and survey process, and maintenance of accreditation, state, and CMS standards " Adheres to established facility/departmental policies and procedures " Follows established policies and procedures with regard to attendance, requesting time off according to procedure established by supervisor " Maintains clean work area, facility, equipment and breakroom " Maintains dress and appearance according to policy " Seeks consultation/collaboration for complex issues or when unsure, utilizing resources appropriately " Attends and participates in all applicable facility meetings, training and development workshops " Performs all other duties as assigned by supervisor

Required Qualifications

licensed in the state of Kansas BLS ACLS Minimum 2 years' recent experience in a hospital Telemetry Experience using Electronic Medical Record and Electronic Medication Dispensing Unit (e.g. Pyxis)

Preferred Qualifications

3+ years preferred experience

Facility Location

Jack sock the America tennis player who won the 2011 US Open is from Leawood. The Motto for this city is “Growing with Distinction.” Park Place is in downtown and features tree-lined streets, a public square and man specialty boutiques and shops. The outdoor restaurants with international cuisine offer an excellent variety of cooking. Many visitors also enjoy going to the theatre when in Leawood.

Job Benefits

Onward Healthcare's travel nursing assignments typically last 13 weeks, and include:

  • Competitive pay rates and comprehensive benefits
  • Medical plans with dental and vision
  • Complimentary, high-quality private housing
  • 401(k) and flex spending options
  • Life insurance
  • Accident and short-term disability coverage
  • Free continuing education (CE) courses
  • Travel allowances
  • Guaranteed pay program
  • Tuition discount program
  • Referral bonuses

About the Company

Onward Healthcare, an AMN Healthcare company, is a travel nursing company dedicated to moving our nurses careers "onward and upward." Our team of expert recruiters connect clinicians with exclusive travel nursing opportunities at the nation’s top hospitals and healthcare facilities. Onward's nursing assignments are part of a larger, comprehensive RN career development and consultation service. Onward/AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.

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