Delivers professional and technical nursing to adult and geriatric patients admitted to the Telemetry unit with real or potential life threatening illnesses. Monitors, interprets and intervenes for patients experiencing cardiac arrhythmia, working under the direction of, and in collaboration with the medical staff. Performs nursing techniques for the comfort and wellbeing of the patient. Nursing care delivered complies with the objectives and policies of the hospital utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Prepares equipment and assists physician during treatments and examinations of patients. Collaborates with multidisciplinary team members to provide age/developmentally appropriate care in accordance with unit specific standards. Assists in planning, supervising, and instructing Patient Care Assistants, thereby providing nursing care to a number of patients
Current Florida RN License
Current BLS Certification
Current ACLS Certification
Basic Arrhythmia skills
Completion of a Telemetry/Critical Care course preferred
Ability to communicate in English
Primary Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Facility: Florida Medical Center
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Nights
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We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.