Medical Surgical/Telemetry Registered Nurse
Job Title: Registered Nurse - Medical Surgical/Telemetry
Location: Chesapeake, VA 23320
Shift: 3x12-Hour (07:00 - 19:30)
Start Date: ASAP
Job Duration: 13-week Renewable Contract
We are currently seeking a highly skilled and experienced Registered Nurse to join our Medical Surgical/Telemetry unit in Chesapeake, VA. As a member of our dedicated team, you will provide comprehensive nursing care to patients with medical and telemetry needs. This is a 13-week renewable contract position for day shifts, offering an exciting opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment and contribute to the delivery of exceptional patient care.
- Provide direct patient care, including assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the nursing care plan.
- Monitor and interpret telemetry readings to detect any cardiac abnormalities and take appropriate action.
- Administer medications and treatments as prescribed by physicians and monitor their effects on patients.
- Perform IV starts and manage IV therapy as needed.
- Collaborate with the interdisciplinary healthcare team to coordinate and implement patient care plans.
- Educate patients and their families on disease management, treatment options, and self-care techniques.
- Ensure accurate and timely documentation of patient information, nursing interventions, and outcomes.
- Adhere to infection control protocols and maintain a clean and safe patient care environment.
- Valid Registered Nurse license in Virginia or Compact state.
- Minimum of 2 years of experience in a Medical Surgical/Telemetry setting.
- BLS and ACLS certifications required through the American Heart Association.
- Proficiency in using EPIC electronic health record system.
- Strong skills in IV starts, telemetry interpretation, and experience with neurology/stroke patients.
- Ability to work autonomously and efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with patients, families, and healthcare team members.
- Previous travel experience is preferred.
- Current COVID-19 vaccination as per facility guidelines.
We offer competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and a supportive work environment where you can enhance your skills and grow in your career. We look forward to reviewing your application and considering you for this exciting opportunity in our Medical Surgical/Telemetry unit.