Travel Nurse (RN) - Telemetry Unit

$3,064/wk

Bangor, ME
Night
4 shifts x 12 hours
Start June 18th · 10 wks
Contract Details
Job Type
Travel
Nurse/Patient
1/5-6
Shift Type
Night
Contract Date
06/18/2024 - 08/27/2024
Expected Length
10 weeks
Hours Per Shift
12
Shifts Per Week
4
Radius Rules
Candidates must live at least 160 miles away from this facility in order to be considered a traveler when applying for this role.
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Requirements
Experience
24 months of Telemetry Unit experience is required.
3 months of experience with Cerner is required.
References
Candidates must provide 2 manager/supervisor references from within the past 12 months in order to be considered for this role
License
Candidates must have a Maine license or compact license in hand at the time of application.
Certifications
BLS (Required)
Proof of Identification
Proof of identification required
Additional Information

Pre-employment modules may be required for this role. Please upload any certifications or health documents you have to your profile to expedite your on-boarding process.

Additional Details:

Candidates with a permanent Maine Address are NOT eligible for assignment at Eastern Maine Medical Center.

Guaranteed Hour: 48

2 years of Med/Tele experience – no exceptions

Must get manager approval on 1st time travelers

Patient Types:

Travelers will routinely work between Merritt 3 (48 beds) and Haskell 3 (10 meds) both units are considered one large Med/Tele department on the same floor with private and semi-private rooms

Surgical:

  • Bariatric: Gastric Bypass, Gastric sleeve
  • Vascular Surgeries: carotid endarterectomies, femoral endarterectomies, amputations, AAA repair, peripheral artery bypass grafts, fem-pop bypass
  • Urology: TURP, cysto, cystectomy, penectomy, nephrectomy, ureteral stents
  • General/GI: mastectomy, breast reduction; hemicolectomies, exploratory laps, bowel resection, cholecystectomy, colorectal surgeries; whipples
  • Ortho: total joint, ORIF, external fixation, Ortho Trauma
  • ENT: parotidectomy, neck dissection, and thyroidectomy
  • Plastics: muscle flaps, skin grafts
  • Neurosurgery: spinal fusions, laminectomies, craniotomies

Medical Overflow:

  • CHF, Pneumonia, COVID, COPD, sepsis, cellulitis, GI Bleed, Chron’s, Vascular Gangrene, ETOH withdrawal, IVDA, etc.
  • All beds have remote Telemetry monitoring capabilities

Basic EKG certification (ability to read/interpret cardiac rhythm strips)

Skills required:

  • NO more than 6 days RTO (NO HOLIDAYS) is accepted at this time
  • Please ask all travelers about charge experience and include in the offer info if they have/have not worked in a CRN capacity
  • Telemetry experience (Cardiac rhythm interpretation) – will not transport patient on Tele but must be able to verify/interpret strips on the unit
  • General post-surgical experience is a MUST
  • Vascular surgical patients comprise a large portion of our patient population. This person would need to have the basic knowledge of what to look at and for (assessment-wise) with this type of patient.
  • Ortho post-op (total joints, ORIF) experience is preferred, peripheral IV starts, tube feedings, TPN, Trach Care, Chest tubes, continuous bladder irrigation, drain management and removal (JP, Accordian), dressing changes, wound vacs
  • Comfortability to discontinue non-tunneled catheters, will wean patients off Epidural pump per order set, PCAs
  • Heparin Drips, Insulin Drips; NO cardiac drips or cardiac push meds

Floating to any other unit to care for patients within or below scope of practice

Scheduling:

  • Weekend rotation: every other; occasionally back-to-back weekends – flexibility is key
  • On call? No call
  • Holiday Expectations: no RTO requests at this time
  • RTO approval: Must be sent to Manager for approval
  • Schedule cycle: 4 weeks at a time; will receive 2 weeks in advance

Scrub Color: Any color, must be professional

Housing in ME becomes more expensive in the summer months, beginning in May. Be sure to confirm you are comfortable with housing options before applying.

Northern Light facility start dates are typically 3-4 weeks from the offer.

RTO and shift requests will not be accepted after submittal. Northern Light facilities will not accept any RTO for 4th of July weekend.

Trusted Benefits

Health

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Dental

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Vision

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401k

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