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RN Telemetry - (Contract) - 1655492

Louisville, KY

Job Title: RN Telemetry - Contract


Location: Louisville, KY


Schedule: 7:00 pm - 7:00 am, Monday to Friday (3 Days/12 Hours)


Per Week: 36 Hours


Start Date: November 7, 2023


Duration: 2 months


Experience: 1-3 years of experience required


Rate: $45.19/hr


Job Overview:

The RN Telemetry clinician is responsible for providing specialized nursing care to patients in a telemetry unit. This is a contract position with a duration of 2 months.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Studying patients' medical history, test results, and treatment plans.
  • Tracking routine heart rate, blood pressure, and pulse oximetry measurements.
  • Monitoring, interpreting, and recording data from specialized medical technologies and equipment.
  • Administering medication and performing treatment interventions in consultation with healthcare specialists.
  • Maintaining and updating ward charts, patient files, and medical records.
  • Instructing Telemetry Unit staff on patient care and treatment plans.
  • Collaborating with healthcare specialists and reporting changes and deteriorating conditions.
  • Explaining test results and procedures to patients and their families, as well as answering questions.
  • Advising patients on post-hospital care, including prescribed medicine, home care protocols, disease prevention, and lifestyle changes.


Certifications & Clearance Requirements:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • The National Institutes of Health (NIH)


Additional Details:

  • The clinician is willing to float throughout the hospital they are assigned to and could go to any unit within their scope of practice every other weekend required.
  • This is a general application for all of our Telemetry units in 4 different facilities in Louisville. The candidate will be placed in the Telemetry unit that most closely matches their work history and has the greatest need.
  • Candidates will know which unit they are going to before accepting the position. Some units are mixed acuity - PCU and Tele - appropriate assignments will be made for Telemetry RNs.
  • NO RTO (Requested Time Off) accepted. The candidate will work 4 of 6 holidays (Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day) to be chosen by the manager of the unit.
  • Lunch break: 1/2 hr
  • Nurse Patient Ratio: 1:5-1:6, varies depending on staffing/acuity
  • Use of Ancillary staff: Yes
  • Does supplemental staff float: Yes
  • EPIC Documentation



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  • Medical

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