Registered Nurse (RN)-Medical Telemetry (Weekend Option/WIN) - Columbia

Columbia, South Carolina
Aug 20, 2019
Aug 29, 2019
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Bachelors Degree Preferred
BLS for Healthcare Providers required
Current South Carolina RN license required

This position is eligible for the $5,000 sign-on bonus for qualified RN's!


10 East - A 30-bed Accountable Care Unit (ACU), specializing in medical telemetry, partnered with the Internal Medicine Team from the University of South Carolina. Care is provided to various patient populations on this unit, and it is designated as the overflow unit for stroke patients. The fast-paced environment and varying levels of acuity affords the opportunity to develop and strengthen critical thinking skills. The unit offers numerous opportunities for learning, growth and professional development. This unit takes great pride in not only producing great outcomes for patients, but also preparing team members for the next step in their professional career. You can grow and go anywhere from here!

Job Summary:

This job has the responsibility of providing direct and indirect nursing care to assigned patients. Works under the direct and indirect supervision of the Nurse Manager or designee but is independent in the application of nursing knowledge and skills. Manages clinical situations for which he/she is responsible. Nurses assigned to this job code have committed to accept assignments where they will work a full-time or part-time status with shifts on every weekend (starting Friday at 7:00pm through Monday at 7:30am).

All team members are responsible for bringing life to our Purpose Statement - Inspire health. Serve with compassion. Be the difference - through every action and every interaction at work.


Assessment: Collects patient data and completes required forms with appropriate responses according to unit standards; identifies patient's problems/needs and sets priorities; identifies problems requiring further referral and/or follow-up; interprets and records latest diagnostic results; performs nursing assessment using critical thinking skills.

Planning Care: Develops a plan of care based on nursing process and which incorporates the plans of other disciplines and continuing care needs; includes the patient/family in developing or revising the plan of care; makes referrals to multidisciplinary support services.

Implementing/Managing Care: Care provided conforms to accepted practice standards; provides treatments/procedures and other care as prescribed and according to patient care standards; demonstrates understanding of age-related characteristics and needs of patients served; explains nursing procedures; provides discharge teaching; identifies emergency situations and independently initiates advanced therapy; acts as an advocate and coordinator of patient care with other health care personnel and evaluates patient care measures instituted; understands and demonstrates respect for patient rights and utilizes established mechanisms for management of ethical issues in patient care.

Evaluation: Records patient care delivered as planned and any variation, with appropriate rationale; makes and records observations related to impending or associated problems; implements nursing measures related to impending or associated problems.

Leadership: Using nursing process, delegates nursing care to appropriate personnel; integrates cost effective measures into nursing practice; recognizes unit problems and takes responsibility for documenting same; demonstrates active participation in QI processes; complies with hospital expectations to meet staffing demands based on patient care needs; complies with policies addressing safe working conditions; monitors unsafe working conditions; recognizes inappropriate and/or ineffective patient care management, resolves issue/problem and completes written reports; fulfills call for unit as assigned and adjusts staffing for census (volume) and acuity.


Two years of RN experience required for Weekend Option/WIN positions.

Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

Number and Type of Team Members Supervised: Licensed and non-licensed personnel.

Licensure, Registry, or Certification: RN currently licensed in South Carolina. Current BLS (Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers) required prior to start date directly through the American Red Cross, the American Heart Association, or the military. (To register: Blended Learning or In Person BLS through the American Red Cross ; or Classroom or Skills Session BLS through the American Heart Association . Certification must include an in-person skills session.

Special Training: Must possess knowledge and skills necessary to treat patients; other training as required by department.



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