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Monitor Technician - Telemetry

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2131 South 17Th Street
Wilmington, NC
Job ID: 21540
Date Posted: May 21, 2024

Job Description

Description

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  • Come join a remarkable team where quality care meets quality service, in every dimension, every time. Let Novant Health be the destination for your professional growth, as you take advantage of the opportunities to advance to other roles and responsibilities!
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About the Job

Location: New Hanover Regional Medical Center

Department: Telemetry

Full Time Equivalent: FTE: 0.900000

Work Type: 64 to 80 Hours Pay Period

Work Schedule: 12HR DAY - Most of shift btwn 7A-7P

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No

Overview

Summary:
Works under the supervision of the Manager. Provides continuous monitoring services to nursing care units through out the hospital. Specially trained in cardiac rhythm analysis and EKG patterns. Provides rhythm analysis, documents and interpret rhythm strips and communicates with Licensed Care Provider rhythm and rhythm changes. Interacts with patients, physicians, nursing staff, biomedical engineers and purchasing department staff. Assists in Code Blue as needed, enters telemetry charges in computer.

 

Responsibilities:
1. Greet patients upon admission, explains telemetry equipment and procedure.
2. Attaches electrodes and lead wires determining best lead placement for patient. Re-assess placement every shift or as needed.
3. Maintains working knowledge/expertise of all monitoring equipment. Utilizes computerized arrhythmia system for data collection. Enters and discontinues patient telemetry in computer.
4. Continuously monitors rhythms with analysis and interpretation, documents and mount rhythm strips.
5. Responds appropriately to lethal and pre-lethal arrhythmia’s and reports to nursing staff.
6. May perform moderate or waived point of care testing per CLIA guidelines.
7. Assists in performing routine EKGs on cardiac telemetry unit and routine house EKGs from 3PM to 7AM daily.
8. Assists in appropriately cleaning of equipment.
9. Assists with planning telemetry budget as requested by Director/Manager.
10. Maintains work area and adequate supplies.
11. Responsible for 24-hour coverage for department based on autonomous staffing policy, by maintaining and adjusting schedules to enhance team performance.
12. Demonstrates standards of performance (ownership, teamwork

Qualifications

Credentials:

Education:
Essential:
* General Education Degree

Other information:
Experience: Previous experience in telemetry monitoring preferred. Demonstrates standards of performance (ownership, teamwork, communication, compassion) that support patient satisfaction and principles of service excellence.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Individual will possess commensurate combination of education, experience and qualifications.

Other Information

This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications which may be required of the employee assigned to the position. Depending on the location of the job, duties may vary. Receipt of the job description does not imply nor create a promise of employment, nor an employment contract of any kind; my employment with the Company is at will.

It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.

  • Our team members are part of an environment that fosters teamwork, team member engagement and community involvement.
  • The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.
  • All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".

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