RN - Med/Surg, Telemetry


Division

Healthcare - Travel + Acute Care Nursing

Location

Cortland, New York

Employment Type

Temporary



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WCS Healthcare is currently seeking a Med/Surg Nurse for a contract assignment at a Prestigious Hospital in Cortland County, NY!


Compensation : $60 - $65
Job ID : 26556

Job Function:

  • Prepares and administers (orally, subcutaneously, through an IV) and records prescribed medications.
  • Reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments in accordance with the policy regarding the administration of medications by a licensed registered nurse
  • Educates patients on surgical procedures; Records patients’ medical information and vital signs
  • Monitors and adjusts specialized equipment used on patients, and interprets and records electronic displays


Job Requirements:

  • Two full years of Med/Surg Telemetry RN experience is required
  • Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing or Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN)
  • Current NY State RN license  
  • Candidate must be able to hang cardiac drips and ready telemetry strips
  • 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

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