These are some examples of job descriptions we have handpicked from real Telemetry Nurse resumes for your reference.
- Closely monitor patients to identify signs of arrhythmias and other life-threatening complications.
- Responsible for administering prescribed medications and perform treatment of patients as prescribed by physician.
- Educate patients and families on disease prevention, healthy diet and exercise, and lifestyle changes.
- Ensure that the service meets the expected goals and objectives of the organization.
- Develops and implements nursing care plans for veteran patients with cardiac needs.
- Conscientiously watches telemetry monitors of a maximum of 10 patients.
- Attends interdisciplinary meetings with doctors and social workers to discuss plan of care and of discharge.
- Work as part of a cohesive team within a 46 bed telemetry unit primarily focusing upon cardiac patient care.
- Individually responsible for 5-10 patients at time while accepting admissions to the floor.
- Well versed in dysrhymias as well as the ability to quickly recognize a life-threatening condition.
- Work as part of a cohesive team within a 31-bed telemetry unit focusing primarily on cardiac patients.
- Provide close monitoring of adults with acute & chronic heart failure, arrhythmias, MI screenings, anticoagulation therapy, and pre/post cardiac diagnostic procedures.
- Educate patients and family members on disease processes, medications, treatment plans, procedures and ongoing wellness.
- Assessment, evaluation and individualized care of patients requiring constant cardiac monitoring.
- Responsible for admission, care and treatment of patients brought to the telemetry unit.
- Provided patient care in telemetry units and float nurse duties in the Med/Surg unit.
- Responsible for reading and filing Telemetry strips for patients on the floor.
- Researched and compiled daily Telemetry reports and patient statistical data for surgical services director, nursing director and utilization review (UR) coordinator.
- Consistently praised for efficient handling of administrative duties (e.g., answering phones, scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, patient processing, billing and bookkeeping) that allowed doctors and nursing staff to focus on the health concerns of their patients.
- Demonstrated proficiency in taking patient medical histories and vital signs, as well as in performing venipunctures, injections and various diagnostic procedures and ancillary tests (e.g., EKGs, immunoassays, chemistry analysis, hematology, urinalysis and sigmoidoscopies).
- Provide professional nursing care in collaboration with other members of the healthcare team, including physicians.
- Plan and implement patient care/teaching as needed, based on total assessment and age of the patient.
- Core competencies for patient population that includes cardiac/cardiovascular, neuro, GI conditions and diseases that include CAD, PVD, COPD, CHF, metabolic disorders among others.
- Evaluate/document patient response to treatment and recognize changes; take appropriate actions based on assessment.
- High-performing team member in a 35-bed telemetry unit with primary focus on patients with medical conditions requiring continuous cardiac monitoring.
- Assisted in launching and running Chest Center Program in Emergency Room.
- Perform cardiac and respiratory assessment, identify abnormalities, reporting it to a physician, documenting all patient data concisely into the EMR and carry out treatments.
- Provide patient and family teaching regarding disease processes, procedures, medications and treatments in a supportive manner.
- Responsible for the patient’s well being, safety, and the progression of treatment for the patient.
- Able to recognize a change in the patient’s condition by using the senses along with assessment.
- Being a patient advocate is essential for establishing good rapport with the patient.
- Educate patients on the disease process with an in depth knowledge of the advance technologies and equipments with the perfect knowledge of the medical terminology and communicating to the patient in layman terms.
- Provides close monitoring with acute and chronic disease for arrhythmia, MI screening, anti coagulation therapy, cardiac and peripheral diagnostic procedures.
- Assists doctors on PICC line insertions, Chest tube insertions, Bone Marrow biopsy, Thoracentesis.
- Monitors and discontinues chest tubes and various drainage devices along with epidural and pacer wires.
- Educated patients and family members of patients condition, following procedures and tests.
- Assisted with the preparation and implementation of patient treatment plans.
- Evaluated patient needs, prioritized patient care flow and provided health treatments.
- Facilitated medical care – Identified critical medical needs and emergency situations and provided health care treatment within legal scope of medical/nursing practices.
- Documented nursing procedures, maintained medical records and patient status, maintained a clean, sanitized and safe environment.
- Conducted patient assessment and care based on patients’ individualized care plans, prioritized tasks and interventions based on needs of patient within specified timeframe.
- Performed appropriate treatments and tasks specified by physicians in collaboration with other healthcare team members while maintaining patient dignity and rights.
- Documented patient assessment findings, physical and psychosocial responses to nursing interventions performed as well as progress towards problem resolution.