RN - Telemetry

Location: Hammond, IN

Type of Job: Travel or Local Contract

Job Description

The TELE RN is responsible for taking care of patients that need special monitoring, often including patients recently released from the ICU.

Responsibilities

As a TELE Registered Nurse your duties include:
  • Distributing medications and use life measuring equipment.
  • Reviewing data produced from various medical equipment and act upon findings.
  • Giving updates to the patient and their families about their condition.
  • Educating patients about the best ways to adjust to major lifestyle changes.

Requirements

One year of experience as a Telemetry Nurse within the past two years.
  • Active Nursing License in good standing.
  • Up to date Basic Life Support from American Heart Association.
  • Negative Drug Screen.

Benefits

  • Weekly Pay
  • Direct Deposit
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • AFLAC
  • Referral Bonus
  • Renewal Bonus
  • 401-K
  • Joint Commission Certified

Hammond, IN

Chicago is an epicenter of culture where a travel nurse can spend months of exploring without reaching the end of the city's gigantic to-do list. Located in the Midwest, Chicagoans enjoy four distinct seasons. Each season brings with it a new menu of ways to experience the city whether exploring the beaches of Lake Michigan via water taxi or getting hot cocoa and ice skating at famous Millennium Park. 

Although it's a bustling city, Chicago is filled with diverse smaller neighborhoods with identities of their own. As the starting place for several world-famous comedians, Chicago's a great place for comedy lovers to take in a show. Go to Second City, the home theater of many of Saturday Night Live's own comedians. 

Music loving nurses will feel right at home in Chicago. Its history of jazz and blues holds strong with free festivals throughout the year and jazz and blues clubs throughout the cities. Larger festivals like Lollapalooza feature big names in a variety of types of music. You can also get to know the city through Taste of Chicago, the largest outdoor food festival in the world.

Chicago's parks are filled with museums of art, history, and science along with world-famous zoos and aquariums. Its many neighborhoods feature an array of cuisine including Chicago's famous deep-dish pizza and the Chicago hot dog. Chicago is a city that everyone should experience, and taking a travel nursing contract there is the excuse you're looking for. Give Nurses PRN a call when you're ready to check it out!

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