Telemetry nurse duties - page 2

As a new graduate, I am considering the thought of applying for a telemetry position. The job posting stated that they would consider a new graduate. Before I apply, I'm wondering if anyone can tell... Read More

  1. by   acl0727
    When I graduated from Nursing School, I worked on the telemetry floor for the first 2 years before transferring to the ICU. It was challenging, but I was able to hone in on my assessment skills and become more familiar with medications. Since you're a new nurse, I recommend following your senior nurses (the ones who want to teach). As you will see, some nurses just want to punch in, do their shift and punch out. Learn as much as you can. Good luck!
  2. by   toriphile23
    NO ACLS for telemetry unit? That's scary! What do you do if there's a code? Waiting for RRT to come?