Baton Rouge General Medical Center
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RN (Staff) - Telemetry-Cardiac
at Baton Rouge General Medical Center
Baton Rouge, LA
Work Hours: 645am-715pm
The Telemetry unit is seeking dedicated, interesting nurses to join their TEAM of caring professionals. Telemetry is a fast paced unit that offers the nurse a great opportunity to develop time management and critical thinking skills. This unit cares for patients who are acutely ill such as post-operative bypass and vascular surgical patients as well as those requiring the monitoring of arrhythmias. The nurse will gain experience in management of IV, PICC and central lines, heparin, Cardizem and amiodarone intravenous drips.
Educational Opportunities within the first year of employment include: ACLS, EKG, Charge Nurse and Nurse Preceptor Training programs. After one year of service there is a Core Telemetry-Vascular Course that is offered for nursing specialization in Telemetry.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Current Louisiana RN licensure required, BLS required. 1 year of Nursing experience is preferred, ACLS preferred