Registered Nurse-Telemetry, FT; 7a-7p- Day Shift
Care for patients in adult and older adult age groups.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Cares for medical and surgical cardiac patients undergoing antiarrhythmic therapy, invasive treatments or procedures, cardiovascular surgery and patients with pulmonary disease, who require an intermediate level of care.
- Monitors and assesses patients requiring continuous cardiac monitoring (telemetry).
- Manages patients requiring mechanical ventilation or IV Insulin therapy.
- Provides postoperative care for cardiovascular surgery patients including coronary artery bypass, femoral-popliteal bypass, thoracotomy/lobectomy and abdominal aneurysm repair.
SCOPE OF CARE:
The 6th floor is an Intermediate Care Unit and contains 46 beds. It provides care to patients who no longer need or do not need the level of care provided in the Intensive Care Unit, but requires a greater amount of care than that which can be provided on a general acute unit. Services provided include telemetry monitoring.