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RN - Telemetry

Company: United Health Systems
Location: San Jose
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPosition: RN TelemetryLocation: San Jose, CADuration: 3 Months ContractJob Description:

  • The patients they work with are often at high risk for complications Registered nurse unit must carefully review equipment and data to detect potential symptoms of distress or danger.
  • Telemetry nurses specialize in monitoring, reading, and recording the outputs of an electrocardiogram which converts the heart's electrical impulses into a visible and readable rhythm.
  • They are trained to detect harmful changes in these readable rhythms and notify the doctor on duty.
  • They also monitor essential signs such as oxygen level and blood pressure. If an irregular heart impulse is noticed, telemetry nurses may help with some procedures such as treatments for cardiac and cardiovascular emergencies.
  • They are also required to have advanced medical knowledge and interpersonal skillsResponsibilities and Requirements of RN:
    • Basic cardiac rhythm monitoring techniques, interpretation, and treatment.
    • Basic and advanced life support.
    • Communicates with physicians about changes in patient clinical conditions including patient monitoring and the results of diagnostic studies.
    • Response quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment.
    • Current BCLS certification required
    • Minimum 1 year of experience
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Current active license as an RN to practice in the state

Keywords: United Health Systems, San Jose , RN - Telemetry, Healthcare , San Jose, California

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