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    About the Position: This position is located at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) within the Dept of Critical Care Nursing, Telemetry (3C) in Bethesda, MD. Incumbent will work primarily with cardiac patients whose problems range from chest pain to an Acute Myocardial Infarction. Work requires standing and walking throughout the unit and recurrent lifting of objects over 50 lbs. Parking is limited. Position is being filled using EHA - Critical Need Health Care Occupations.

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    Responsibilities

    • Document pertinent information in patient?s chart utilizing computer charting systems (i.e., Electronic Medical Record (EMR), Essentris).
    • Utilize stethoscope, blood pressure cuff, pulse oximeter, etc. to obtain and validate observations.
    • Monitor patient vital signs and clinical picture through telemetry, central monitoring and bedside.
    • Caring for patients, including observing, recording, and reporting changes in their vital signs and behavior.
    • Perform nursing care on Critical Care Unit/Intensive Care Unit patients.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    0621 Nursing Assistant

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