Registered Nurse - Telemetry in Philadelphia, PA at Roxborough Memorial Hospital

Date Posted: 11/7/2019

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Overview

Founded in 1890, Roxborough Memorial Hospital has a long tradition of providing high quality and compassionate care. As a 141-bed acute care hospital, Roxborough Memorial serves the medical and health care needs of the Roxborough, Manayunk, East Falls and northwest Philadelphia communities. A recipient of the prestigious Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award for four years in a row (2016-2018), Roxborough Memorial serves the community with emergency services, offers a convenient express care for urgent care needs and has been recognized for its cardiology services as a five-star recipient for treatment of heart attack and heart failure by Healthgrades. Roxborough Memorial Hospital strives to improve the overall health of those in the communities we serve by making Roxborough Memorial Hospital an excellent place to work and to receive care.

Responsibilities

The Registered Nurse is responsible for the delivery of safe patient care utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Provides direct patient care within the scope of practice. The Registered Nurse also directs and guides patient/family teaching and activities of other nursing personnel while maintaining standards of care in Telemetry Unit. The Registered Nurse is directly responsible and accountable for the care given to his/her assigned patients. He / She communicates with the physician about changes in the patients clinical condition including cardiac monitoring, results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition and/or response to treatment.

Qualifications

Education and Work Experience

  • Current and valid state RN License.

  • Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.

  • Current ACLS (AHA) certificate 30 days upon hire and maintain current.

  • Previous Acute Care hospital experience preferred.

  • Ventilator Management experience preferred.

  • Medical-Surgical Nurse-Board Certified (RN-BC) or similar certification; preferred.

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred.

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