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Telemetry Nurse

Company: CHI Franciscan St Clare Hospital
Location: Lakewood
Posted on: September 7, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

In 2020, united in a fierce commitment to deliver the highest quality care and exceptional patient experience, Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan Health came together as natural partners to build a new health system centered around the patient: Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. Our combined system builds upon the scale and expertise of our nearly 300 sites of care, including 11 hospitals and nearly 5,000 physicians and providers. Together, we are empowered to make an even greater impact on the health and well-being of our communities. 


CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to home. From basic health needs to the most complex, highly specialized care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs with convenient access to the region’s most prestigious experts and innovative treatments and technologies.  

 

As a part of our organization, we currently offer the following benefits:

Competitive starting wages (DOE) and training to grow within the company
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
Flexible health spending accounts (FSA)
Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
Care@Work premium account for additional support with children, pets, dependent adults, and household needs
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify Theft
Adoption Assistance
Wellness Program


Responsibilities

Our Medical/Telemetry unit has 38 beds. We have a varied medical/telemetry population of cardiac, sepsis, pneumonia, and diabetic patients. Our RN staff provide primary care and we have an RN to patient ratio of 4-5 to 1. We are most proud of our positive staff and the support that they provide for our patients and staff.

Our Med/Tele Department Leadership team is comprised of a two Clinical Managers, and a Unit Based Educator. We offer strong teamwork to support new staff on our unit and provide residency training for new graduates and/or RN's moving into the acute care setting.

 

Job Summary:
As a Med/Tele nurse you will provide nursing care to all patient populations to include chest pain, COPD, CHF, Sepsis, Renal/hepatic and some post surgical. This work includes developing, implementing and assessing the patient plan of care in collaboration with physicians, interdisciplinary teams and the patient and family.


Qualifications

Job Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, BSN preferred
  • One year of related work experience is preferred
  • Current State Licensure as a Registered Nurse is required
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support

Keywords: CHI Franciscan St Clare Hospital, Lakewood , Telemetry Nurse, Other , Lakewood, Washington

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