RN - Neuro Telemetry - Full Time
Company: Queen's Health System
Posted on: March 20, 2023
Tower 5 is a 40 bed, private room unit which operates on a 24 hour basis. Neuro, medical/surgical patients are admitted based on the specialties of this unit as well as by bed availability.
Tower 5 has 12 telemetry beds of which 4 are tele monitored for epilepsy patients.
Tower 5 works closely with the Neuroscience Institute. The Neuroscience Institute consists of several interrelated programs with an overall objective to provide state-of-the-art medical care to patients with neurological diseases in the community of Hawaii and the greater Pacific Region through the integration of clinical excellence, education and research.
Tower 5 provides care to medical/surgical patients 14 years of age and older with a focus on neurosurgical and vascular problems.
The unit also provides care to patients 14 years of age and older with cerebrovascular diseases including stroke and subarachnoid hemorrhage (non-traumatic) requiring close neurological, cardiac and respiratory monitoring.
The most frequent diagnoses include: cerebral vascular accident (CVA), anterior cervical fusion (ACF), posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF), deep venous thrombosis (DVT), craniotomy for hemorrhage, tumor, or an aneurysm, seizures, and multiple system trauma resulting in traumatic brain injury (TBI).
I. JOB SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsible for coordinating clinical care of patient. - Integrates all health care providers to ensure high quality patient/family outcomes, and establishes a consistent and accountable relationship with patient/family. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to, initiation and development of the plan of care, patient/family education, utilization management and discharge planning.
II. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS -
Essential functions- Continuous: lifting up to 1/2 lb., seeing, hearing, talking, grasping, fingering. - Frequent to continuous: standing, walking, stooping, forward reaching, handling. - Frequent: pushing and pulling up to 30 psi, lifting up to 10 lbs., sitting, bending. Occasional to frequent: squatting, twisting. - Occasional: pushing and pulling up to 70 psi; - lifting: - horizontal lift/carry up to 75 lbs. with assistance, floor to waist up to 35 lbs., waist to shoulder up to 25 lbs., overhead level up to 15 lbs.; - carrying up to 35 lbs, running, climbing, side bending, - kneeling, crouching, overhead reaching. Operates various machines/tools/work aids.
III. - - - - TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS
Inside work. - Exposure to body fluids, blood products, and communicable diseases. - Work environment may be highly stressful, fast paced and hectic. - Assignment to inpatient adult psych areas and Family Treatment Center includes occasionally accompanying patients outdoors. - Management of confused/disoriented and combative patients may involve tasks which may compromise physical safety.
IV. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
A. Education/Certification and Licensure:
1.Licensure: - Registered Nurse, State of Hawaii
2.Diploma or Associate Degree in Nursing; Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing preferred.
3.Current BLS/HCP card in all areas; ACLS, NALS and/or PALS in designated areas.
4.Ability to read, write, speak and understand English effectively.
Additional Requirements for Experienced Tele RN positions:
A. - -EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE:
- - Current ACLS certification
B. - -EXPERIENCE:
- - 12 months of Telemetry RN experience within the last 5 years.
- - Neuro experience preferred.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Vet
PandoLogic. Keywords: Registered Nurse (RN), Location: Honolulu, HI - 96848 , PL: 565164788
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