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RN Pediatrics

Company: Sigma Inc
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

AHN0341 - Pediatrics RN, Des Moines, GA - 13 Weeks Contract

Sigma Healthcare Team is looking for two experienced Pediatric Registered Nurse for our client hospital in Des Moines.

Shift : 12.00hr - NOC

Position Summary:

  • Pediatric/Telemetry Nurses provide care by connecting patients to machines that measure heart rate, blood pressure, breathing rate, as well as blood-oxygen levels and electrocardiogram information.These machines then send data to computer screens for nurses to monitor.Telemetry Nurses read and interpret the data to better determine patient care.

    Position Responsibilities:

    Telemetry Nurses provide direct and individualized nursing care to patients based on the application of scientific nursing principles. In addition to general nursing care, responsibilities of Telemetry Nurses include (but are not limited to):

    • Consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans.
    • Prepares and administers (orally, subcutaneously, through an IV) and records prescribed medications. Reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments in accordance with the policy regarding the administration of medications by a licensed registered nurse.
    • Monitors and adjusts specialized equipment used on patients, and interprets and records electronic displays .
    • Identifies irregular telemetry readings and notifies appropriate medical team members.
    • Initiates corrective action whenever information from monitoring equipment shows adverse symptomatology.
    • Provides basic, bedside care
    • Initiates patient education plan, as prescribed by physician.
    • Teaches patients and significant others how to manage their illness/injury, by explaining: post-treatment home care needs, diet/nutrition/exercise programs, self-administration of medication and rehabilitation.
    • Records patients' medical information and vital signs.
    • Prepares equipment and aids physician during examination and treatment of patient.
    • Responds to life-saving situations based upon nursing standards and protoco.
    • Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms
    • Performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting

      Depending on setting, may also:

      • Float among various clinical services, where qualified and competent

        Position Requirements:

        • Must have 2 years exp in specialty.
        • COVID/Flu vaccine required,No exemptions accepted.
        • BLS/ACLS required

Keywords: Sigma Inc, Des Moines , RN Pediatrics, Healthcare , Des Moines, Iowa

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