Medical Surgical/Telemetry Registered Nurse
Job Title: Registered Nurse - Medical Surgical/Telemetry
Location: Chesapeake, VA 23320
Shift: 3x12-Hour (19:00 - 07:30)
Start Date: ASAP
Job Duration: 13-week renewable contract
We are seeking a highly skilled and compassionate Registered Nurse with experience in Medical Surgical/Telemetry to join our dedicated team in Chesapeake, VA. As an integral member of our healthcare team, you will provide quality patient care in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. If you are a motivated and experienced nurse ready to make a positive impact, we encourage you to apply.
- Provide direct patient care, including comprehensive assessment, monitoring, and administering medications.
- Collaborate with the interdisciplinary healthcare team to develop and implement individualized care plans.
- Monitor and interpret telemetry readings, recognizing and responding to any abnormalities or changes in patient condition.
- Perform IV starts and manage intravenous therapy as required.
- Document patient assessments, interventions, and outcomes accurately and timely.
- Communicate effectively with patients, families, and healthcare team members.
- Provide emotional support and education to patients and their families.
- Float to other units within the hospital as needed, maintaining flexibility in the assignment.
- Adhere to infection control protocols and ensure patient safety.
- Valid and active Registered Nurse license in the state of Virginia (Compact or VA license).
- Current BLS and ACLS certifications via the American Heart Association.
- NIHSS certification.
- Proficiency in using EPIC electronic medical record system.
- Minimum of 2 years of recent experience working with neurology/stroke patients in a Medical Surgical/Telemetry setting.
- Experience with telemetry interpretation and ability to respond to changes in patient condition.
- Travel nursing experience is preferred.
- Ability to work weekdays, every other weekend, and holidays as required.
- COVID-19 vaccination is mandatory as per facility guidelines, with medical or religious exemptions considered.
Join our team of dedicated healthcare professionals and make a difference in the lives of our patients. If you meet the requirements and are ready to take on this exciting opportunity, apply now!