Registered Nurse – Med/Surg, Telemetry

Registered Nurse - Med/Surg, Telemetry

Division

Healthcare - Travel + Acute Care Nursing

Location

Salem, Massachusetts

Employment Type

Temporary


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WCS Healthcare is currently seeking a Med/Surg, Telemetry Registered Nurse for a contract assignment at a Prestigious Hospital in Essex County, MA! This nurse may be expected to float as needed.

Compensation : $59 - $63
Job ID : 27148

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 Med/Telemetry RN experience is required
  • Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing or Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN)
  • Current 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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