Telemetry Technician

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Monitors heart rhythm pattern of patients to detect abnormal pattern variances by performing the following duties.
  • Reviews patient information to determine normal heart rhythm pattern, current pattern, and prior variances.
  • Observes screen of cardiac monitor and listens for alarm to identify abnormal variation in heart rhythm.
  • Informs Registered Nurse of variances to initiate examination of patient.
  • Measures length and height of patient's heart rhythm pattern on graphic tape readout and posts information on patient records.
  • Receives, greets, and directs patients, visitors and hospital personnel. Provides accurate responses in a friendly, timely, and courteous manner.
  • Posts to patient record and lab results printed off the computer.
  • Keeps desk area organized and neat throughout the work day.
  • Assists in orientation of new Telemetry Tech personnel.
  • Demonstrates behaviors consistent with organizational mission and goals.
  • Follows all applicable hospital policies and procedures.
  • Participates in facility Quality Improvement/IOP Program
  • Follows policies and procedures for infection control and facility safety in accordance with regulatory guidelines.
  • Follows "Patients Rights Policy" at all times.
  • Is knowledgeable of and follows National Patient Safety Goals while providing care.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of information management as appropriate.

The information above is for summary purposes, and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of essential functions.       

  • High School diploma or equivalent, required
  • Possess a current Basic Life Support Certification, or obtain certification within one month of employment, required
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, required
  • One (1) year of experience in a setting serving the same age/type of patient population served by this facility or department, preferred
Organization: St. Mary's Medical Center, Grand Junction, CO
Primary Location: CO-Grand Junction
Department: SMG-Telemetry1-Unit
Schedule: Part-time
Shift: Variable Shift
FTE: .6
Job Number: 17009965
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