A recruitment/relocation incentive is not authorized for this position. 5CN is an acute Medical/Surgical Telemetry Unit that provides complex care to primarily Cardiology and Cardiothoracic patients. 5CN has the highest turbulence (admissions, transfers and discharges) in the Medical Center. The telemetry station in the hospital is located on this unit providing monitoring of the 15 beds on 5CN, as well as remote monitoring on 4C, 6C and 7C. All staff achieves and maintains telemetry competence, allowing flexibility in staff assignment to the telemetry station 24/7. Major Duties - 5CN - Nursing Assistant Personal patient care including bathing, feeding, grooming and mobilizing with demonstration of skills which reflect the needs of the adult population Appropriate support duties i.e., individualized patient care, proper implementation of policies and procedures, use of appropriate body mechanics, including use of assistive devices, and operation of specialized functional equipment (including Telemetry and EKG equipment) Support duties for proper environmental maintenance such as identification of potential safety hazards and adequate stocking of supplies etc. Manage the Telemetry Station monitoring patients on the unit as well as remotely including proper identification of basic rhythms and arrhythmias (need successful completion of the Telemetry course). Work Schedule: Part Time (0.7 FTE) PMs (3:30pm-Midnight or 11:30am-8:00pm) Weekend and Holiday Rotations Required Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 600302600
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