RN Registered Nurse Cardiac Telemetry

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United States
Job Summary
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License: RN - Registered Nurse
Location: Austell, GA
Job Reference #: CH-1159457
Job Description
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Telemetry is a twenty-eight bed, specialized care unit with a primary focus on the care of cardiac patients who require continuous cardiac monitoring. Telemetry monitoring is provided with the capability to identify and trend rhythm disturbances.

The patient population served by this unit includes adult and geriatric patients. Diagnostic procedures/treatments for twenty-three hour observation patients are also served. Admission criteria for the unit include transfers from CCU/ICU, post cardiac catherization and/or PCI, suspected or significant potential rhythm disturbances, pre-infarction syndrome, unstable angina, and acute stroke patients, as well as patients with medical conditions requiring cardiac monitoring.

The most common admission criteria and treated diagnoses, include but are not limited to :

Non STEMI, primary diagnose cardiac diseases, p re and post cardiac catheterization, pre and post percutaneous angioplasty, pre and post ablations and EP studies, pre and post pacemakers and AICD, pre-open heart patients, cardiac arrhythmias requiring IV anti-arrhythmic therapy, and general cardiac patients with a cardiologist as primary attending physician.

JOB SUMMARY: a brief description of the job.

The RN Clinical Nurse is a proactive member of an interdisciplinary team of licensed and unlicensed care givers who ensure that patients, families and significant others receive individualized high quality, safe patient care. They practice in a clinical environment that is administered by Nurse Managers and other leaders and is supported through the WellStar Shared Governance Model. The framework for practice is steered by the WellStar Professional Practice Model, 5-Star Nursing and evidence based practice and research. RN competencies are derived from these models and supported by the WellStar Core Competencies.

It is expected that all RN Clinical Nurses are licensed, knowledgeable and uphold the practice of nursing as outlined by the Georgia Professional Nurse Practice Act and implements the Scope of Practice and Code of Ethics Standards put forth by the American Nurses Association. As a member of the patient services team, it is expected that the individual upholds the voice of the patient, system policies and procedures while supporting service excellence goals.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS : minimum requirements to be considered qualified to do the job.




Required Minimum Education :

Graduate of an accredited/approved school of nursing: Baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing preferred; National certification in area of specialty preferred

Required Minimum Licensure/Certification:




Current/active license as a registered nurse in the State of Georgia; Must have a current BLS card from the American Heart Association on the first day of employment in position.




Required Minimum Experience:




Experience with direct patient care preferred.




Required Minimum Skills:




Ability to read, write and speak English language, optimize the use of technology to support clinical care and holds basic computer skills; Strong interpersonal, collaborative skills along with customer service skills required; Ability to function in a fast paced environment and respond to emergencies in using a decisive, composed and respectful manner; Possess

excellent time management skills; practices nursing using evidence and analytical skills along with possessing strong critical thinking skills.

We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package, including a fully funded Pension Plan, Retirement Savings Plan (403b) with company match, on-going training to include leadership development & advancement, tuition reimbursement, bonus incentive programs, free employee parking on campus, cutting edge technology, onsite fitness and child care facilities.
Thank you for your interest Wellstar Cobb Hospital. We are an equal opportunity employer.

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RN Registered Nurse Cardiac Telemetry

Job Summary
col-narrow
License: RN - Registered Nurse
Location: Austell, GA
Job Reference #: CH-1159457
Job Description
col-wide

Telemetry is a twenty-eight bed, specialized care unit with a primary focus on the care of cardiac patients who require continuous cardiac monitoring. Telemetry monitoring is provided with the capability to identify and trend rhythm disturbances.

The patient population served by this unit includes adult and geriatric patients. Diagnostic procedures/treatments for twenty-three hour observation patients are also served. Admission criteria for the unit include transfers from CCU/ICU, post cardiac catherization and/or PCI, suspected or significant potential rhythm disturbances, pre-infarction syndrome, unstable angina, and acute stroke patients, as well as patients with medical conditions requiring cardiac monitoring.

The most common admission criteria and treated diagnoses, include but are not limited to :

Non STEMI, primary diagnose cardiac diseases, p re and post cardiac catheterization, pre and post percutaneous angioplasty, pre and post ablations and EP studies, pre and post pacemakers and AICD, pre-open heart patients, cardiac arrhythmias requiring IV anti-arrhythmic therapy, and general cardiac patients with a cardiologist as primary attending physician.

JOB SUMMARY: a brief description of the job.

The RN Clinical Nurse is a proactive member of an interdisciplinary team of licensed and unlicensed care givers who ensure that patients, families and significant others receive individualized high quality, safe patient care. They practice in a clinical environment that is administered by Nurse Managers and other leaders and is supported through the WellStar Shared Governance Model. The framework for practice is steered by the WellStar Professional Practice Model, 5-Star Nursing and evidence based practice and research. RN competencies are derived from these models and supported by the WellStar Core Competencies.

It is expected that all RN Clinical Nurses are licensed, knowledgeable and uphold the practice of nursing as outlined by the Georgia Professional Nurse Practice Act and implements the Scope of Practice and Code of Ethics Standards put forth by the American Nurses Association. As a member of the patient services team, it is expected that the individual upholds the voice of the patient, system policies and procedures while supporting service excellence goals.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS : minimum requirements to be considered qualified to do the job.




Required Minimum Education :

Graduate of an accredited/approved school of nursing: Baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing preferred; National certification in area of specialty preferred

Required Minimum Licensure/Certification:




Current/active license as a registered nurse in the State of Georgia; Must have a current BLS card from the American Heart Association on the first day of employment in position.




Required Minimum Experience:




Experience with direct patient care preferred.




Required Minimum Skills:




Ability to read, write and speak English language, optimize the use of technology to support clinical care and holds basic computer skills; Strong interpersonal, collaborative skills along with customer service skills required; Ability to function in a fast paced environment and respond to emergencies in using a decisive, composed and respectful manner; Possess

excellent time management skills; practices nursing using evidence and analytical skills along with possessing strong critical thinking skills.

We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package, including a fully funded Pension Plan, Retirement Savings Plan (403b) with company match, on-going training to include leadership development & advancement, tuition reimbursement, bonus incentive programs, free employee parking on campus, cutting edge technology, onsite fitness and child care facilities.
Thank you for your interest Wellstar Cobb Hospital. We are an equal opportunity employer.


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