LPN / RN Telemetry

Recruiter
Maxim Healthcare Services
Location
New Haven
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 17, 2016
Closes
Sep 23, 2016
Industry
Education
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Requirements

The Telemetry Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) / Registered Nurse (RN) assumes the responsibility and accountability for delivery of patient care of telemetry patients. The Telemetry Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) / Registered Nurse (RN) demonstrates ability to make clinical judgments in an effective and efficient manner with supervision. The Telemetry Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) / Registered Nurse (RN) demonstrates critical thinking and performance ability in the coordination of patient care. Consistently performing according to nursing standards, the Telemetry Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) / Registered Nurse (RN) is accountable in managing patient care and assisting others in the management of patient care.

Responsibilities
Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care on telemetry unit
Performs focused interview to identify specific patient needs.
Assess signs and symptoms indicating physiologic and psychosocial changes in the patient s condition.
Collects, analyzes, and interprets data and information from health care members and documents actual and/or potential nursing diagnoses.
Documents the patient s plan of care using identified nursing diagnoses, expected patient outcomes, and selected nursing interventions.
Identifies and prioritizes actions based upon patient care requirements.
Monitors consistency between patient plan of care and actions of medical staff.
Performs interventions according to identified priorities, plan of care, and the hospital policies and patient care outcome standard.
Provides a safe, comfortable and therapeutic patient environment.
Initiates and evaluates patient and/or family education.
Revises the plan of care according to evaluation, changes in medical plan of care, effective/ineffective nursing interventions.
Documents patient s response to nursing and other interventions.
Uses clinical judgment in evaluation activities to meet patient care needs of an assigned unit/floor including establishing priorities.
Monitors safety and effectiveness of the environment and equipment.
Supports professional practice by observing the following: Uses knowledge and practices in accordance with 1) the Nurse Practice Act; 2) Standards of Nursing Practice; 3) Standards of Patient Care; 4) Joint Commission, state and local laws; 5) Patient s Bill of Rights; and 6) Maxim Healthcare, nursing and client hospital policies.
Other Telemetry Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) / Registered Nurse (RN) duties as assigned.

Qualifications
Current Registered Nurse (RN) / Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) License for the state in which the nurse practices.
Full command, verbal and written, of the English language
Current Health Certificate (if applicable)
Current PPD or Chest X-Ray
One year prior Telemetry Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) / Registered Nurse (RN) experience preferred.
Current BLS card
Successful completion of screening tests for the clinical specialty area(s) in which the Telemetry Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) / Registered Nurse (RN) practices with a score of 80% or greater.

Benefits
At Maxim Healthcare Services, we firmly believe that our caregivers are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer them the following benefits:
Competitive Pay & weekly paychecks
Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
401(k) savings plan
Continuous professional and clinical training
Awards and recognition programs

*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

Maxim Healthcare Services is a leading provider of home healthcare, medical-related staffing, travel nursing, and population health and wellness services across the United States. Our commitment to customer service, improving patient care, and staffing experienced healthcare professionals has paved the way for many rewarding career opportunities in the healthcare industry.

Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Recruiter's Name:Jennifer Balkaran

Recruiter's Title:Manager

Recruiter's Email: and Benefits

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Associated topics: ambulatory, bsn, domiciliary, intensive care, neonatal, psychatric, registed, rn registered nurse, transitional, unit