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Flex Registered Nurse - Telemetry

Location
Northampton, Massachusetts
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
2 Sep 2022

Description:

** $6,000 Sign On Bonus Available for offers accepted by October 29, 2022 **

 

The Registered Nurse is responsible for delivering patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosing, planning, implementation, and evaluation. The Registered Nurse directs and coordinates all nursing care for patients based on established clinical nursing practice standards and collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes.

 

The Telemetry Nurse provides care to patients with critical or life threatening illness. The Telemetry Nurse monitors and interprets rhythms, monitors patient's hemodynamic statuses, administers prescribed cardiac medications and Telemetry approved drips.


The Telemetry Nurse is expected to recognize and assist patients in shock or those with other, life threatening, complications. The Telemetry assists with emergency and elective cardio versions as well as the insertion of temporary pacemakers. This position is part of the Massachusetts Nurses Association Bargaining Unit at Cooley Dickinson Hospital. This position reports to the Nurse Manager/Director and operates within established organizational and departmental policies and procedures.

 

Flex nurses will generally work 24 hours per week. However, based upon the Hospital's patient care requirements as determined at the discretion of the flex nurse's manager or designee, a flex nurse may be required to flex her/his hours either up 12 hours or down 12 hours within a week. Call is required for this position. 


Flex time nurses in a 24 hour position will receive health and dental benefits consistent with how regularly scheduled 30 hour nurses receive those benefits. Flex nurses will be paid each week based on how many hours worked and/or benefit time usage - although they are eligible to receive health and dental insurance benefits consistent with a 30-hour RN. 


 

Qualification:

 

  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing required; BSN preferred

  • Licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a Registered Nurse (RN) required

  • BLS certification required

  • ACLS certification required within 6 months of employment or transfer into position.

  • Critical care or Telemetry experience preferred.

  • Demonstrated excellent technical, interpersonal, organizational, oral, and written communication skills required.

 

EEO Statement It is the policy of Cooley Dickinson Health Care to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Cooley Dickinson Health Care will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Cooley Dickinson Health Care embraces diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, and encourages people of color, veterans, people with disabilities, LGBTQ candidates, and people from other underrepresented groups to apply.

Primary Location MA-Northampton-CDH Cooley Dickinson Hospital

Work Locations CDH Cooley Dickinson Hospital 30 Locust Street Northampton 01060

Job Registered Nurse

Organization Cooley Dickinson Hospital (CDH)

Standard Hours 24

Shift Rotating

Employee Regular

Job Posting Jun 10, 2022

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Details

  • Job Reference: 702129523-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Cooley Dickinson Hospital (CDH)
  • Location: Northampton, Massachusetts
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent