HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse Telemetry PRN in Arlington, Texas

Registered Nurse RN Telemetry / PCCU

Work Schedule: PRN (As Needed/Varies)

The Telemetry RN manages the nursing care of critically ill patients in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. The tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Assesses plans and evaluates patient care needs.
  • Carries out physician orders.
  • Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, monitors vital signs.
  • Provides respiratory and ventilator management and monitoring for patients.
  • Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well coordinated patient care.
  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
  • Instructs and educates patients and families.
  • Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Required Job Qualifications include:

  • Current licensure as an RN or compact license is accepted.
  • Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider and ACLS.
  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.
  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.

Title: Registered Nurse Telemetry PRN

Location: Texas-Arlington-Medical Center of Arlington- Arlington (Dallas/Ft

Requisition ID: 00015-78762