The Telemetry/Progressive Care LPN/RN, as a professionalpractitioner employed by MaximHealthcare Services, Inc, assumes the responsibility andaccountability for delivery of patient care of telemetry/progressive care patients. The nurse demonstrates ability to make clinical judgments in an effective and efficient manner with supervision. The nurse demonstrates critical thinking and performance ability in the coordination of patient care. Consistently performs according to nursing standards and is accountable in managing patient care and assisting others in the management of patient care.
Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care on telemetry unit.
Performs focused interview to identify specific patients needs.
Assess signs and symptoms indicating physiologic and psycho-social changes in the patient's condition.
Collects, analyzes, and interprets data and information from health care members and documents actual and/or potential nursing diagnoses.
Documents the patient s plan of care using identified nursing diagnoses, expected patient outcomes, and selected nursing interventions.
Identifies and prioritizes actions based upon patient care requirements.
Monitors consistency between patient plan of care and actions of medical staff.
Performs interventions according to identified priorities, plan of care, and the hospital policies and patient care outcome standard.
Provides a safe, comfortable and therapeutic patient environment.
Initiates and evaluates patient and/or family education.
Revises the plan of care according to evaluation, changes in medical plan of care, effective/ineffective nursing interventions.
Documents patient s response to nursing and other interventions.
Uses clinical judgment in evaluation activities to meet patient care needs of an assigned unit/floor including establishing priorities
Monitors safety and effectiveness of the environment and equipment.
Supports professional practice by observing the following: Uses knowledge and practices in accordance with 1) the Nurse Practice Act 2) Standards of Nursing Practice; 3) Standards of Patient Care; 4) Joint Commission, state and local laws; 5) Patient's Bill of Rights; and 6) Maxim Healthcare, nursing and client hospital policies
Other duties as assigned
Current Registered/ Licensed Practical Nurse License for the state in which the nurse practices.
Full command of the English language, both verbal and written.
Current Health Certificate (if applicable).
Current PPD or Chest X-Ray
One year prior professional nursing experience preferred with one year Telemetry experience Preferred.
Current BLS card
Successful completion of screening tests for the clinical specialty area(s) in which the LPN/RN practices
Maxim Background Screening
At Maxim Healthcare Services, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
401(k) savings plan
Awards and recognition programs
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.
Maxim Healthcare Services is a leading provider of home healthcare, medical-related staffing, travel nursing, and population health and wellness services across the United States. As an established community partner, we have been making a difference in the lives of our employees, caregivers, and patients for more than 30 years. Our commitment to customer service, improving patient care, and staffing experienced healthcare professionals has paved the way for many rewarding career opportunities in the healthcare industry.
Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer