Cardiac/Telemetry Nurse

$28.00 - $37.00 hourly
  • Coffee Shop Recruiting LLC
  • Lakewood, CO, USA
  • Aug 31, 2021
Full time Registered Nurse (RN)

Job Description

Telemetry Nurses specialize in monitoring, reading and recording the outputs of an electrocardiogram which converts the heart’s electrical impulses into a visible and readable rhythm. They are trained to detect harmful changes in these readable rhythms and notify the doctor on duty. They also monitor essential signs such as oxygen level and blood pressure. If an irregular heart impulse is noticed, telemetry nurses may help with some procedures such as treatments for cardiac and cardiovascular emergencies. They are also required to have an advanced medical knowledge and interpersonal skills, such as those learned in an RN to BSN program.

They are also responsible for the following duties.

  • Perform various diagnostic tests
  • Monitoring essential signs such as blood pressure
  • Administering medications required
  • Educating patients on cardiac issues
  • They help doctors with various procedures.
  • They monitor electrocardiograms output and keep the doctor informed


Job Skills & Qualifications

Required

Bachelor's or Associate's degree in nursing
Current RN licensed to the current standards of the state

Preferred

Minimum 1 year RN experience 

Specialty

Cardiac Nursing