Catholic Health Initiatives Telemetry Tech - Med Surg K5 Lufkin (PRN) in LUFKIN, Texas
Telemetry Tech - Med Surg K5 Lufkin (PRN)
Provides continuous observation of monitored EKG patterns of patients on telemetry and reports significant information to appropriate nursing personnel; Functions within a designated hospital area to assist nursing personnel in the close observation in the monitoring of patients.
Continuous observation of monitored EKG patterns and pulse oximetry as ordered. Sets up, calibrates and Maintains settings and alarms on telemetry module.
Obtains rhythm strip at beginning of shift, on admission and whenever changes occur.
Labels strip with patient identification, time, lead monitored, PR interval, ST interval, QRS interval
Trouble shoots telemetry equipment
Ensures monitors are functioning properly
Ensure telemetry supplies are readily available
Accounts for all telemetry transmitters
Verifies daily telemetry charges
Identifies changes in rate, rhythm, or pattern, notifying RN of these changes.
Responds appropriately to emergency situations, runs a continuous EKG strip and notifies appropriate staff
Assists in answering telephone
Ensures pull down desks are in upright position after posting EKG strips on patient chart
Keeps work area neat and clean, no food or drink in work station
Ensures transmitters are properly cleaned between patients, electrical cords off floor
Demonstrates a commitment to personal growth and development by completing annual mandatory in-services and Code Validation within given time frame, attends unit-based in-services, attends monthly departmental meetings.
Demonstrates flexibility in responding to unit/service needs, i.e., floating to other areas
- High School Diploma/GED
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Critical thinking skills
Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills both written and verbal
Basic Computer skills – familiarity with Windows based software programs
Does not require prior experience
One (1) year of experience as a Monitor Techpreferred
Job Clinical Support
Primary Location TEXAS-LUFKIN-MEMORIAL HLTH SYS LUFKIN
Daily Schedule PRN
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0
Weekends Required Occasional
Req ID: 1800000623
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