Onward Healthcare Skills Checklists

Congratulations on your decision to apply for a travel nursing position with Onward Healthcare! Before we can offer you a nursing employment opportunity, an electronic skills assessment must be completed. From the nursing skills checklist below, please locate the list that matches your specialty and complete the online form. Be sure to review your information thoroughly before clicking the submit button. Thank you!


Intermediate Care/PCU/Stepdown/Telemetry Skills Checklists

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This profile is for use by healthcare professionals in this discipline and specialty.  It will not be a determining factor for the program.
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4. Proficient/can perform independently
 
Cardiac
1 2 3 4
 
Acute Coronary Syndrome
 
Congestive Heart Failure
 
Post Open Heart (12-24 hours)
 
Carotid Endarterectomy
 
Post Vascular Surgery
 
Heart Transplant
 
Pacemaker - Temporary/Permanent
 
Pacemaker - Epicardial
 
Sheath Removal
 
Heart Sounds
 
PULMONARY
1 2 3 4
 
Pneumonia
 
Respiratory Distress
 
COPD
 
Breath Sounds
 
Post Thoracic Surgery
 
Chest Tube Placement & Management
 
Trach Management
 
Modes of Ventilation (AC/PC/SIMV/CPAP)
 
Intubation/Extubation
 
External CPAP/BiPAP
 
Interpretation of Arterial Blood Gases
 
Neurologic & Psychiatric
1 2 3 4
 
Stroke Scale Assessment
 
CVA
 
Brain Injury
 
Post Craniotomy
 
Spinal Cord Injury
 
Seizure Disorders
 
ETOH/Drug Withdrawal
 
GASTROINTESTINAL
1 2 3 4
 
GI Bleeding
 
GI Surgery
 
Liver Failure
 
Pancreatitis
 
Liver Transplant
 
Pancreas Transplant
 
RENAL/GENITOURINARY
1 2 3 4
 
Renal Failure
 
Renal Surgery
 
Renal Transplant
 
Arteriovenous Fistula/Shunt
 
Nephrostomy Tubes
 
Peritoneal Dialysis
 
Endocrine Metabolic
1 2 3 4
 
Diabetes - Hypo/Hyperglycemic Crisis
 
Pituitary Disorders
 
IV Insulin Protocols
 
Indwelling Insulin Pumps
 
MEDICATIONS
1 2 3 4
 
Anti-Arrhythmics
 
Anticoagulants (IV, oral, & injection)
 
Anti-Hypertensives
 
Anti-Psychotics
 
Anti-Seizure Medications
 
Benzodiazepines
 
Procedural Sedation
 
Diuretics
 
Emergency Medications
 
Inhaled Medications
 
Insulin
 
Titrate Vasoactive Drips
 
Manage Vasoactive Drips - No Titration
 
Narcotics/Opioid Analgesics (IV, oral, & injection)
 
Nitrates (Oral & Topical)
 
Non-Opioid Analgesics (IV, Oral, & Injection)
 
Reversal Agents
 
Steroids (IV, Oral, Inhaled)
 
Automated Medication Dispensing (i.e. Pyxis, Omnicell)
 
IV THERAPY
1 2 3 4
 
Starting IVs
 
Central Line Blood Draws
 
Central Line/Implanted Line Care
 
Arterial Line Management
 
TPN & Lipids
 
Blood Product Administration
 
Administration of Chemotherapy
 
CARDIAC MONITORING & EMERG. RESPONSE
1 2 3 4
 
Dysrhythmia Interpretation
 
Dysrhythmia Management
 
Obtain 12 Lead EKG
 
Interpret 12 Lead EKG
 
Cardioversion
 
Defibrillation
 
Malignant Hyperthermia
 
PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
1 2 3 4
 
National Patient Safety Goals/Core Measures
 
Fall Risk Assessment/Prevention
 
Pressure Ulcer Risk Assessment/Prevention
 
Restraints/Use of Least Restrictive Device
 
Patient/Family Teaching
 
Age Specific/Population-Based Care
 
Isolation Precautions
 
Infection Prevention
 
Pain Assessment & Management
 
Charge Experience
 
Interpretation and Communication of Lab Values
 
Specialty Beds
 
EMR
1 2 3 4
 
Epic
 
Cerner
 
Eclipsys
 
McKesson
 
Meditech
 
Other Computerized System
 
Computerized Physician Order Entry
 
Bar Coding for Medication Administration
 
 
EMR Conversion
 
CERTIFICATIONS
 
BLS
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ACLS
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PALS
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PCCN
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CCRN
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Critical Care Course
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Telemetry Certificate/Course
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Intermediate Care/PCU/Stepdown/Telemetry Skills Checklists, version 4

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