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ICONMA, LLC Registered Nurse - Medical Surgical/Telemetry in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description

  • Assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating patient care plans in consultation with healthcare professionals.

  • Evaluating medical information, as well as providing direct and individualized bedside nursing care to pre-and post-surgery patients.

  • Preparing, administering and recording prescribed medications.

  • Changing dressings, inserting catheters, and starting IVs.

  • Adjusting specialized medical equipment as needed, as well as interpreting and recording measurements.

  • Monitoring patients' vitals and reporting adverse reactions to medications in a timely manner.

  • Collaborating on discharge planning with the healthcare team.

  • Answering questions and educating patients and their families on surgical procedures and post-surgery care.

  • Maintaining and updating patient files, medical charts, and health records.

  • Adhering to best nursing practices, standards, and protocols.

    Requirements

  • 1+ years of acute care experience, at least 2 previous travel assignments. Must be able to independently read and interpret telemetry rhythm strips. Tele test on day 1.

  • BLS by AHA/MA state RN license

    Preferred:

  • EPIC experience highly preferred. Unit: 36 bed with patient ratio generally 4-5:1 days/eves or 5-6:1 nights. Unit sees surgical services for Bariatric/Colo-Rectal, surgical oncology, GU, Trauma, and Acute Care.

    As an equal opportunity employer, ICONMA prides itself on creating an employment environment that supports and encourages the abilities of all persons regardless of race, color, gender, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, or disability.

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