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Company: A-Line Staffing Solutions
Location: Altoona
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

Telemetry Nurse


Registered Nurse Shifts (Tele)- Days, Afternoons, and Overnights

Registered Nurse Responsibilities (RN(: Tele

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 protocol
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

Registered Nurse Qualifications (RN) Tele

Graduate of an accredited nursing program
Current nursing license, in good standing with the State licensing board
Minimum of one (1) year Telemetry experience
Federal-, State- and GHR-required credentials current and on file
Cognitive skills as related to the position
Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Registered Nurse (RN) OR Temporary Practice Permit (TPP

Please reach out to Allison Ginotti at


Keywords: A-Line Staffing Solutions, Altoona , RN TELE, Healthcare , Altoona, Pennsylvania

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