Telemetry Technician

Hennepin County Medical Center Minneapolis , MN 55415

Posted 2 months ago

SUMMARY

Monitors heart rhythm pattern for identified patient care areas using telemetry equipment. Analyzes rhythm intervals, watches for acute rhythm changes, and communicates with nursing regarding patient telemetry status changes. Performs additional unit support duties under the direction of the unit manager/ designee.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Interprets telemetry rhythms, monitors for changes, and notifies RN of patient telemetry status changes

  • Recognizes and trouble shoots equipment malfunction

  • Exhibits critical thinking skills and appropriate judgments in decision making and actions related to alarm parameters, antiarrhythmic detection and rhythm quality

  • Maintains knowledge and skill level in all aspects of telemetry equipment and monitoring

  • Assists in emergency situations as directed by nursing and/or medical staff

  • Follows procedure for correct patient identification

  • Performs routine and complex telemetry monitoring procedures within established guidelines

  • Reviews patient information to determine normal heart rhythm pattern, current pattern, and prior variances

  • Informs nurse of variances to initiate examination of patient

  • Measures length and height of patients rhythm pattern on graphic tape readout using calipers, and posts information on the appropriate documentation form/ EHR

  • Supports unit with communication and other operational duties as delegated by the manager/designee

  • Organizes assigned work and accurately completes workload

  • Communicates with departments when needed to ensure an orderly, efficient, and timely workflow

  • Under direction of the manager, helps in the training/orientation of new employees

  • Readily accepts changes in assignment and demonstrates flexibility in altering workflow and/or job responsibilities

  • Communicates effectively and works collaboratively with the unit charge nurses, staff nurses, RRT/ Flyer, and physicians

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Acute and/ or emergency care experience as telemetry/ cardiac monitor tech or related cardiac monitoring experience OR an approved equivalent combination of education and experience. Successful completion of required competency test

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Telemetry monitoring and EKG interpretation

  • Acute healthcare experience preferred

  • Related college/ vocational preparation preferred

Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal expression and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize, organize, and efficiently perform job functions in a fast paced environment

  • Computer and clerical skills

  • Knowledge of medical terminology

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Maintenance Technician

Mary T Inc.

Posted 2 days ago

VIEW JOBS 9/17/2020 12:00:00 AM 2020-12-16T00:00 Many people in our community need personalized health care services, in-home care, and affordable housing. We provide homes and health care services to meet the needs of people in our community such as individuals with developmental disabilities and older adults, enabling them to maximize their independence and be part of our community. We currently have a full time maintenance position available. Come Visit the Mary T. Website: https://www.marytinc.com * You will be given a company phone. We offer Great PTO, Medical and 401k benefits* The successful candidate MUST have two years experience with hands on general maintenance including the trouble-shooting and repair of plumbing, appliance, electrical, HVAC, carpentry, painting and other property maintenance related issues. Must have a strong ability to independently prioritize work and handle a high volume work load. Willingness to be flexible, includes day hours, some weekends, and on call rotation, and open to a variety of tasks is expected. You will be part of the on-call rotation. Candidate must possess a minimum of a current driver's license with a clean driving record, and have the ability to pass a background check. Mary T, Inc. and Camilia Rose Care Center are Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Mary T Inc. Minneapolis MN

Telemetry Technician

Hennepin County Medical Center