Travel Registered Nurse | Weirton, West Virginia | PCU | 2021
Temp - RN - IMCU / Telemetry - Cardiac / Step Down (Days) Weirton, WV
Progressive Care Unit
Telemetry (TELE) Travel Nurses
Are you looking for telemetry (TELE) travel nursing jobs? Do you know the roles and responsibilities of nurses who work in telemetry? Keep reading to learn more about TELE nursing jobs with Elite Specialty Staffing.
As hospitals and healthcare facilities throughout the nation continue to increase their use of high-tech equipment, the demand for telemetry travel nursing jobs also continues to rise. Telemetry equipment is used to remotely monitor the health status of patients. Telemetry travel nurse pay is typically higher than the average RN pay rate because this is a specialized area of nursing that requires very specific skills and additional training.
Registered nurses who work in telemetry provide care for patients with cardiovascular complications and they oversee the continuous monitoring of the patient’s heart rhythm and vital signs. In order to perform telemetry, echocardiogram sensors are placed on a patient’s chest and the patient’s cardiac rhythm appears in a central location. Telemetry nurses are found throughout the United States in clinical facilities, including hospitals and other inpatient health centers. Patients who are typically taken care of by TELE travel nurses can be of any age and often present with conditions such as cardiac arrhythmias, heart failure, electrolyte imbalances, and other diagnoses.
Cardiac monitoring services are offered to patients 24-hours per day, so TELE travel nurses will have the flexibility to choose from travel nursing positions on different shifts. Telemetry nurses play a pivotal role in the healthcare setting by preventing sudden cardiac death and saving lives. Telemetry nursing is a very critical and rewarding nursing specialty.
Telemetry nurses need to be able to think quickly and make sound decisions for patients who begin to display complications. Typical duties of telemetry nurses include the monitoring of patient’s vital signs, maintenance of the equipment for telemetry, administration of medication, and patient and family communication.
Job Skills / Requirements:
- Valid BLS and ACLS from the American Heart Association
- A valid professional license within the state of practice
- Specialty-related certifications are preferred and may be required for specific positions
- Proof of right to work in the United States
- Experience as a telemetry RN in a hospital setting
Telemetry Travel Nurse Salary and Job Outlook
Telemetry travel nurses are in high demand throughout the country because hospitals and healthcare facilities are increasing the use of high-tech equipment for continuous monitoring. Telemetry travel nurse pay is quite competitive and is typically higher than the average RN salary. The exact amount of pay depends on several factors such as the type of facility, location, skills, and experience of the nurse.
Elite Specialty Staffing also offers referral bonuses and other incentives that can further increase pay. Telemetry travel nurses who work with Elite Specialty Staffing can choose to take free, private, luxurious housing, or a generous housing subsidy. When you work as a TELE travel nurse with Elite Specialty Staffing, you will gain all the lucrative travel nursing benefits we offer. Apply today!
Travel Nursing Jobs in West Virginia
Have you ever listened to the iconic John Denver song, "Take Me Home, Country Road"? If you have, odds are you've belted out the chorus, "West Virginia, mountain Mama! Take Me Home..." How would you like to be in West Virginia while belting out those tunes? Choosing West Virginia for your next travel healthcare job destination, will have you exploring their beautiful mountains and feeling those lyrics from deep within.
Travel nursing jobs in West Virginia can settle you in a friendly community, with scenic winding roads and daily vistas that will have you thinking you're in heaven. If you're an outdoors enthusiast, all four seasons in West Virginia offer much for you to do.
Winter sports in the Mountain State have travel nurses in West Virginia wishing the season will never end. Beautiful ski resorts with powdery snow slopes, while warmer seasons offer amazing white water rafting in the New River Gorge. Go fly fishing for trout in the Potomac River, or hiking, geocaching and biking trails at the beautiful Beech Fork State Park.
It isn't only outdoors activities and small-town charm for West Virginia travel nurses. The Mountain State also has a lot to offer history buffs and those looking for great eats and live music. History buffs can explore old Civil War battlefields, or explore the Greenbrier, the de-classified U.S. bunker hidden in the hills. Get into the unique genre of mountain music by following the Mountain Music Trail and identify the mix of influences that combine to make this genre so special. Experience West Virginia through taste as you'll find fine-dining restaurants and delicious locally owned restaurants that utilize local, seasonal products for their menus.
West Virginia travel nurse pay, when added to the great benefits of working with Elite Specialty Staffing, make this mountain mama state an excellent choice for your next destination.
Resources for West Virginia Travel Nurses
If you are considering taking a travel nursing job in West Virginia, be sure that all your registered nursing licenses and credentials are up to date. Check out the West Virginia Board of Nursing's website for further information about the nursing regulations in the state of West Virginia.
Work with Elite Specialty Staffing to Enjoy Lucrative Travel Nursing Benefits:
- High Pay and Bonuses
- Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
- Generous Housing Allowance
- Tax Advantage Plan
- Weekly Payroll Deposit
- Free Online CEUs
- Traveler Rewards and Discounts
- Travel and Licensure Reimbursements