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SoutheastHEALTH RN - Rapid Response in Cape Girardeau, Missouri

RN - Rapid Response

Nursing - RN
Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Rapid Response Full-Time

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Description

Night ShiftThe Rapid Response RN utlizes critical nursing and thinking skills in a manner that supports quality of patient care and optimum outcomes. The Rapid Response RN acts as a role model by mentoring and educating the nursing staff while delivering bedside care in a supportive relationship that facilitates the appropriate and timely treatment of patients.Begin

  • Critical Thinking Skills

  • Has the ability to recognize patient charges, assess and stabilize patients utilizing the nursing process

  • Assist with all communications in critical situations. Promotes and establishes good interpersonal interactions with all persons the rapid response RN interacts with

  • Educate and support staff about patients critical situations

  • Ensures Patient Safety at all times

  • Provides excellent customer service

  • Monitoring of telemetry responsible for reading and interpreting all telemetry rhythm strips each shift (Telemetry Banking Area)

  • Treats patients for new on-set irregular rhythms with ACLS required drugs as ordered by the physician

  • Responds to all Code Blue calls (will take notes for code)

  • Responds to all stroke calls as the Stroke Team

  • Responds to and follows up on all visitor falls

  • Responsible for doing EKGs on nights and weekends

  • Strong IV therapy skills

  • Assist with starting IVs

  • Assist the lab with drawing blood from ports

  • Give medications in the sleep lab at nights as needed

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Become

  • Registered professional nurse licensed by the state of Missouri

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English

  • Graduation from an accreditation professional nursing program

  • Experience as a Critical Care or Progressive Care Nurse, ACLS, knowledgeable in advanced arrhythmias

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