Med Surg RN

Med Surg RN


Healthcare - Travel + Acute Care Nursing


Utica, New York

Employment Type



WCS Healthcare is offering up to $2,300/week to a Med/Surg Registered Nurse for a contract assignment at a Prestigious Hospital near Utica, NY.

Compensation : $60 - $62.5
Job ID : 29896

Job Function:  

  • Using electrocardiogram (EKG) machines to continuously track heart performance  
  • Analyzing EKG results to establish baselines and spot abnormalities; Recording EKG results to keep patient information accurate  
  • Overseeing stress tests to assess patients’ heart function  
  • Delivering emergency medical care when patients suffer heart attacks or other life-threatening problems  
  • Administering medications and other treatments ordered by physicians
  • Educating patients on lifestyle changes and ongoing treatments prior to discharge from the hospital  

Job Requirements:  

  • Two full years of Telemetry RN experience is required  
  • Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing or Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN)  
  • Current NY State RN license  
  • BLS & ACLS certifications from the American Heart Association  
  • High-level knowledge of cardiac medicine;  Proficiency at operating EKG equipment and interpreting EKGs  
  • Strong oral communication skills to interact effectively with patients, physicians and other staff  
  • Thorough understanding of infection control, privacy laws and health and safety regulations  
Disclosure: The hourly rates and/or salaries listed may or may not reflect total compensation packages including bonus and fringe benefits, etc., nor are the advertisement(s) posted a guarantee of a certain compensation package for a position or bona fide offer of employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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