How Becoming a Telemetry Nurse Can Help Your Career

Telemetry nurses live a fast-paced life. Experience in this specialty can boost a young nurse’s career. For a nurse specializing in another unit, it can provide a different experience and a new way of seeing nursing. What Can Telemetry Nursing Offer You? Cardiac Patient Interaction Telemetry nurses work in a challenging environment, but it’s an

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Three Steps to Resolving Clinical Issues

Working in fast-paced work environments such as healthcare facilities creates stress. Increased stress can then create additional problems, such as employee-to-employee and employee-to-manager conflicts. Conflicts happen, but they need to be resolved appropriately and efficiently. Do not let the problem fester. Fix it – both for the needs of your patients and for your professional

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Keep the Rhythm to Earn Compliance

You’re excited about your upcoming traveling nurse assignment. Everything is almost wrapped: You’ve cleared the background and drug screenings. Your medical records, physical exam and flu vaccination are all in order. But there’s one final item you’re kind of dreading: Passing the ECG dysrhythmia test. Even if you’ve passed a TaleMed ECG test previously, some

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To Float or Not to Float

Ask any experienced travel nurse and they’ll tell you that at some point, you’ll likely be asked to float. Unfortunately, “floating” has become the organic chemistry equivalent for the working RN – a real angst-inducer. I know it’s uncomfortable to float. I’ve been there. However, if you want to expand your skill set, hone your

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