Telemetry Nurse Job Description

telemetry nurse job description includes a detailed overview of the key requirements, duties, responsibilities, and skills for this role.

Last update : July 14, 2023

Telemetry Nurse Job Description

A telemetry nurse primarily cares for patients who are on continuous cardiac monitoring due to heart conditions.

They typically perform routine testing, prepare patients for tests, and assist physicians with interpreting test results.

These nurses assess patients’ health and progress, and administer treatment.

Job Brief:

We’re looking for an experienced Telemetry Nurse to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of cardiac monitoring and be able to provide exceptional patient care. If you are a passionate and dedicated professional, we want you on our team!

Telemetry Nurse Duties:

  • Performs duties for the patients in their own homes through telemetry monitoring
  • Monitors patient’s vital signs, records data, and communicates any abnormalities to the physician
  • Record all data, complete all paperwork, and report observations to physician
  • Communicate with physicians, families, patients, and staff
  • Deliver patient’s medications, ensure medications are taken, and record dosage
  • Maintain accurate patient medication records
  • Maintain patient’s charts

Telemetry Nurse Responsibilities:

  • Provide nursing care to telemetry patients, following established policies and procedures to provide for their needs
  • Monitor patient’s condition, respond to patient needs, and report findings to physicians
  • Maintain accurate patient records
  • Encourage participation in rehabilitative programs
  • Practicing excellent communication skills to encourage patient and family participation in patient care
  • Performing other duties as assigned

Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing or related field
  • 1+ years experience in telemetry nursing
  • Knowledge of telemetry monitoring equipment, including patient monitors, blood pressure cuffs, pulse oximeters and blood-pressure transducers
  • Knowledge of cardiac monitoring equipment and procedures
  • Knowledge of body

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