Telemetry RN Job at Prime Healthcare, Kansas City, MO

  • Prime Healthcare
  • Kansas City, MO

Job Description

We are seeking a Telemetry RN internally referred to as our Telemetry Registered Nurse (RN) at St Joseph Medical Center a member of Prime Healthcare. A dedicated nurse specializing in attending to patients within medical-surgical (Med-Surg) units, including those needing cardiac monitoring and may float to Ortho when needed. Our Telemetry RN (Med-Surg) is instrumental in overseeing the safety, comfort, and overall well-being of individuals needing cardiac surveillance during their hospitalization.


Bonus Options: up to $20,000 (paid out in stipends every 90 days)

Shift’s Available: Days

Employment Type: Full Time

Hours: 12hr Shifts ( Self-Scheduling )


** If you are a licensed Registered Nurse (RN), we're prepared to provide training to suitable candidates for this role. Newly graduated RNs are encouraged to apply. No experience needed, entry-level **


Essential Duties and Responsibilities (includes, but not limited to):

  • Assess patients' conditions, including vital signs, cardiac rhythms, and overall health status, to create individualized care plans
  • Monitor patients' cardiac rhythms and vital signs using telemetry equipment, which allows for remote monitoring of patients' heart rates and rhythms
  • Communicate with the physician about changes in the patient's clinical condition, including cardiac monitoring, results of diagnostic studies, and symptomatology
  • Administer medications as prescribed by physicians, including intravenous medications, and monitor patients for any adverse reactions
  • Provide hands-on care to patients, including wound care, administering treatments, assisting with activities of daily living, and providing emotional support
  • Educate patients and their families about their conditions, medications, and treatments, as well as provide guidance on self-care practices and lifestyle modifications in the Telemetry Unit (Med-Surg Unit)
  • Respond quickly to changes in patient conditions throughout shift and be able to address any concerns to the physician as soon as possible
  • Responsible for the delivery of safe patient care utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation


Before we go any further, we do have some deal-breakers. You must have: 

  • Current and valid state RN License
  • Current BLS certificate upon hire and maintain current


It will be great if you also happen to have these qualifications but not required:

  • Current ACLS certificate 30 days upon hire and maintain current
  • Previous Acute Care hospital experience
  • Ventilator management experience
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)


As we all know, compensation isn’t just the salary. Here are some of the benefits of working at Prime Healthcare):

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance options
  • Paid vacation, sick time and holidays
  • Bereavement leave, FMLA and other leave options
  • Employer 401K options
  • Secondary insurance options
  • Tuition reimbursement options 
  • Life, disability, and other insurance options
  • Many other amazing benefits

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About Prime Healthcare:

Make an impact on people’s lives. Every day you have the opportunity to really make a difference. Whether it’s saving a life, bringing a new one into the world, or helping a person understand and better manage his or her health, the interactions you have with patients and family members make our community a healthier, happier place. Whether connecting directly with patients or providing behind-the-scenes support, you are a member of our team and your role contributes to the quality care and service that is the hallmark of our hospitals. St. John Medical Center - A Full Service, Local Hospital Serving You - Providence Medical Center - Dedicated to Providing Expert Care, Close to Home - St. Joseph Medical Center - Providing Quality, Compassionate Care Since 1874 - St. Mary's Medical Center - Care begins with a safe place -

Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, Local area, Remote job, Shift work,

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