West Des Moines, IA
Posted 4 weeks ago

Location: West Des Moines, IA

Shift: Night : 7pm-7am, every other weekend requirement, 36hr/week, 89 days contract

Start date: ASAP

Job Description:

As a Telemetry Nurse, you will play a crucial role in providing care for critically ill patients, monitor the condition of patients in telemetry units, and administer medication. Key responsibilities include:

  1. Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Studying patients' medical history, test results, and treatment plans.

    • Tracking routine heart rate, blood pressure, and pulse oximetry measurements.

    • Monitoring, interpreting, and recording data from specialized medical technologies and equipment.

    • Administering medication and performing treatment interventions in consultation with healthcare specialists.

    • Maintaining and updating ward charts, patient files, and medical records.

    • Instructing Telemetry Unit staff on patient care and treatment plans.

    • Explaining tests results and procedures to patients and their families, as well as answering questions.

    • Advising patients on post-hospital care, including prescribed medicine, home care protocols, disease prevention, and lifestyle changes.

    • Other assignments as needed

  2. Education and Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree in nursing.

    • Must have 1+ years of recent RN M/S tele experience

  3. Certifications:

    • Current and Valid State RN License required

    • BLS and ACLS Certification required.

  4. Other requirements:

    • Fully vaccinated for COVID-19

This position requires a compassionate, detail-oriented individual with excellent communication and critical thinking skills. You will need a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN) and a valid state Registered Nurse (RN) license. Prior experience in an acute care setting and additional certifications in nursing are highly desirable.

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