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Telemetry-Neruo Unit Charge Nurse

Tallahassee, FL, United States

Description

SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Capital Regional Medical Center


$10,000 Sign-on Bonus Offered to Qualified Nurses!


Capital Regional is a 266-bed acute-care hospital that offers 24/7 Emergency Services in Leon and Gadsden Counties including; a Pediatric ER, Senior Care ER and an Express Care ER. Offerings also include a Bariatric Center, Behavioral Health Center, Cancer Center, Chest Pain Center w/PCI, Comprehensive Breast Center, Family Center, Heart & Vascular Center, Orthopedic Center, Physical Therapy Services, Sleep Center, Stroke Center, Surgical Services, Network-of-Care Affiliated Physician Practices, and more.

 

Unit Description:  The Tele Neuro Care Unit (TNCU) is a 44 bed unit that provides acute level inpatient care to adult and geriatric patients and the designated Stroke unit for acute care of stroke patients. All beds have telemetry capabilities and patients are monitored unless otherwise ordered by the MD. Mechanisms are in place to monitor patients in transport and during procedures in ancillary departments. One negative pressure room is available for those patients whose condition requires respiratory isolation. TNCU is designed for patients who do not require the level of monitoring provided in the Progressive Care Unit or the Critical Care Units.

Patient population served, although not limited to are: ACS, AMI, CHF, CAD, Cardiac rhythm disturbance, Patients requiring diagnostic and / or therapeutic modalities such as, cardiac catheterization, pacemakers, AICD and others as deemed medically necessary by physician. TIA with and without symptoms, acute CVA.


Position Summary: The Medical Telemetry Charge Nurse is a Registered Nurse who is accountable to the Nursing Director for clinical and operations functions of an assigned unit.  The Charge Nurse assumes the responsibility of managing the unit’s clinical and operations activities in the absence of the Director.

 

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Qualifications

EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:

·         Associate Degree, Diploma in Nursing, or BSN required

 

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

·        Florida RN license and/or approved multistate RN license required

·         BLS – AHA Healthcare Provider

·         ACLS required

 

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED: 

·         1 year of acute care experience is required

 

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:

·         Reads and writes Basic English with the basic skills necessary to transcribe physician’s orders

·         Knowledge of universal precautions

·         Ability to listen, empathize and respond to patient, family, internal and external partners needs

·         Basic computer skills

·         Basic arrhythmia test recognition – have upon hire or within 30 days of hire with a 90% passing score

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Capital Regional Medical Center
Facility: Capital Regional Medical Center
Job ID: 00355-8418
Category: Nursing - Professional
Contract: Full-time
Shift: Nights (rotating weekends)
Job Class: Regular

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