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RN - Telemetry
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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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RN - Telemetry
## Description
**Role Purpose:**
The Registered Nurse in the Telemetry Unit assesses, plans, coordinates, implements, and evaluates nursing care for assigned patients while ensuring that quality care is provided in a safe and efficient manner.
* Obtains and records initial admission assessment and establishes priorities according to patient's age, symptoms, and psychosocial needs. Reassesses patients systematically to identify progress and condition changes that require intervention.
* Utilizes critical thinking to analyze patient assessment data. Completes an individualized Care Pathway for each assigned patient.
* Implements individualized nursing interventions for each patient assigned. Communicates effectively with attending/consulting physicians and other members of the health care team as needed to ensure high quality patient care.
* Evaluates nursing care and modifies interventions based on the patient's response.
* Documentation is completed according to policy and procedure and adheres to nursing standards.
* Consistently and accurately reviews and implements physicians orders.
* Maintains up-to-date knowledge of critical care procedures and medications. Demonstrates ability to assist physicians with critical care procedures.
* Routinely educates patients and families based on assessed needs and keeps them informed of tests and treatments.
* Regularly rounds on all assigned patients according to departmental guidelines.
## Qualifications
**Minimum Qualifications:**
* Associate's Degree in Nursing
* Current Illinois RN License
* Current CPR (Healthcare Provider)
**About SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Centralia**
SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital-Centralia, operating in partnership with the Felician Sisters, is a 113-bed hospital specializing in cancer care. For six consecutive years, Healthgrades has presented SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital-Centralia with the Outstanding Patient Experience Award and with the Critical Care Excellence Award. In 2014, Quest by Premier Inc. recognized SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital-Centralia with the Citation of Merit Award for High-Value Healthcare.
*Req ID:* 18004168
*Primary Location:* Illinois-Centralia-SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Centralia
SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Centralia (0801)
400 N. Pleasant Ave.
Centralia, 62801
*Schedule Hours Per Pay Period:* 62801
*Call Rotation:* Full Time, 12 Hour Night, Nights, Rotating Weekends
*Normal work hours:* Nursing
*Job:* SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Centralia
*Organization:* SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Centralia
*Weekend Rotation:* 7pm-7am
*Work Locations:* SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Centralia (0801) 400 N. Pleasant Ave. Centralia, 62801
*Posting:* 12 hours every 2 weeks-12 hours every 2 weeks

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