Registered Nurse – Telemetry RN Critical Need job in Houma, LA
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Telemetry RNs consult with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans. The RN utilizes machines that measure a patient’s heart rate, blood pressure, breathing rate, as well as blood oxygen levels and electrocardiogram information. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Prepare, administer, and record prescribed medications and report an adverse reaction to medications in accordance with policies
- Prepare equipment and assist physician during examination and treatment of patient
- Identify irregular telemetry readings and notify the appropriate medical team member
- Monitor specialized equipment used on patients and interpret electronic displays