Ms7- Telemetry Technician- 24Hrs- Nights

Connecticut Children's Medical Center Hartford , CT 06183

Posted 2 months ago

MS7- Telemetry Technician- 24hrs- NightsMS7-028071Part Time

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SUMMARY

Reports to and is under the general supervision of the Manager and/or Nursing Team Lead of MS7, the Telemetry Technician monitors cardiac rhythms, records pertinent data and reports abnormalities to the medical team.

WORK SCHEDULE

  • Two 12hr shifts per week in a PCA role from 7a-7:30p

  • Two 8hr shifts per week in a Telemetry Technician role from 7a-3:30p

  • Shifts will be scheduled regularly during the week, every other weekend, and also every other holiday

MS7 is a very fast paced medical surgical floor with 28 beds where our average patient turnaround and length of stay is between 24 hours to 3 days. We specialize in the care of children with complex Neurology, Cardiology, Pulmonary and Urology conditions as well as other general medical ailments. Our team is family oriented and we pride ourselves on teamwork, discovery, advocacy, communication and providing compassionate care. We work closely with a multitude of specialty areas including both the Neonatal and Pediatric intensive care units. We strive to provide patient and family centered care that incorporates our families input to ensure a comprehensive plan of care. Our goal is to build strong trusting relationships with our patients and families. We look forward to welcoming new team members!

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

Based on orders placed by physicians and under supervision of registered nurses, the telemetry technician is responsible for monitoring cardiac rhythms, recording pertinent data, and reporting abnormalities to the medical team in accordance with established protocols.

Applies knowledge of the age-related differences and needs of patients in appropriate, specific populations from neonate through adolescence and applies them to practice.

Demonstrate cultural sensitivity in all interactions with coworkers, patients, and family members.

Demonstrate support for the mission, values and goals of the organization through behaviors that are consistent with Connecticut Children's standards.

Understand and follow Connecticut Children's policies and procedures.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

Ability to learn basic Medical terminology, mathematics and measurements

Excellent interpersonal skills and communication required

Effective oral and written communication skills required. Ability to communicate in English is required.

Ability to maintain quality and safety standards

Learn and follow established protocols

Learn and demonstrate competency in reading and interpreting cardiac rhythms

Ability to demonstrate competency in cardiac telemetry monitoring

  • Minimum of High School Diploma, or GED equivalent required.

  • Completion of Connecticut Children's Cardiac Monitor Technician Training within 30 days of hire.

  • Basic familiarity with computers.

  • Experience navigating basic level web-based applications and Microsoft Office.

CPR/BLS for Healthcare Providers from the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross is preferred at time of hire, required within 1 month hire, and must be maintained thereafter.

Hartford, CT3 x 8 hour shifts, EOW, -- NIGHTS 11p-7:30a10886

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