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Registered Nurse (RN) Medical Telemetry Observation

Company: Mission Hospital
Location: Hickory
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

Overview Medical Telemetry Observation Unit at HCA Mission Hospital-Registered Nurse - PRN - Days - Stepdown---Medical Tele Observation Unit Profile:

  • Fast-paced stepdown / observation unit handling patients from Emergency Department, transfers from outlying hospitals, primary care referrals
  • Beds:- 18 - currently 15 stepdown beds, 3 medical beds
  • Ratios:- 1:4 to 1:5
  • Rapid Response and a sister stepdown unit are resources for support
  • Patient population:- variety of patients: medical, renal, pulmonary, preop for cardiac cath; many patients on telemetry, on a variety of drips (vasoactive, insulin)
  • Opportunity to work with higher-acuity patients, conduct higher-level of cardiac monitoring, build time-management skills, use critical thinking, discernment in assessments
    • Patients may be discharged to home, or transferred to specialized units within the hospital based on situationBenefits:Discover a generous benefits package!- Our total rewards package includes but is not limited to:401k retirement plan, paid time off (PTO), medical, dental and-vision insurance, flex spending account options, life and-disability insurance, tuition reimbursement, student loan assistance program, employee discount program and employee stock purchase program.-Submit your application TODAY and help us raise the bar in patient care!--Registered Nurses at HCA Mission Hospital:Role Summary:Provides leadership which facilitates the delivery of professional nursing care for the comfort and well-being of patients.-Utilizes the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation, to provide, delegate, supervise and document care and teaching of patients and family. -Implements medically-prescribed interventions.-Required Education:Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Effective 3/1/18 Bachelor of Science in Nursing OR enroll in a BSN or advanced degree program within 6 months AND obtain a BSN within 4 years of hire date into RN position. Previous signed BSN commitment letter OR grandfathering will be accepted between departments and Mission Health entities. Exemptions may be approved with CNO System Council approval.--Certifications & Licensure:
      Must have and maintain current licensure as registered nurse with the North Carolina Board of Nursing. eNLC (Enhanced Nurse License Compact) license may apply, licensee should confirm with NCBON BLS Healthcare Provider.National Certification in area of specialty preferredRequired Experience: One-year hospital nursing experience is the base requirement for the Registered Nurse role.- Please see "Preferred Experience" for department-specific needs.-Preferred Experience:-prior nursing experience in a stepdown or progressive care unit.- Will also consider those with MedSurg experience, willing to train on the higher acuity aspects of the work on this unit.--Mission Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such offers equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other protected characteristic.

Keywords: Mission Hospital, Hickory , Registered Nurse (RN) Medical Telemetry Observation, Healthcare , Hickory, North Carolina

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