$14.83 per hour. Includes a comprehensive benefits package.
Description of Duties:
The Telemetry Technician monitors heart rhythm patterns of patients to detect abnormal pattern or rate variances, using telemetry equipment; reviews patient information to determine normal heart rhythm and rate pattern, current pattern and rate and prior variances; observes screen of cardiac monitor and listens for alarm to identify abnormal variation in heart rhythm and rate; informs nurse of variances to initiate examination of patient; initiates EMS if necessary; measures length and height of patient’s heart rhythm pattern on graphic tape readout, using calipers, and post information on patient records; answers inquiries concerning patients from medical staff; performs other unit tasks; obtains patient vital signs by using appropriate monitoring devices; charts vitals for patients in the electronic medical record; informs nursing staff regarding abnormal vitals so that they can be addressed; may distribute food trays and/or water to patients as appropriate; stocks supply carts; removes soiled linen bags and/or patient food trays; distributes linen to patient rooms.
Applicants must possess current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers. Applicants also must have an Associate’s degree in cardiovascular technology or an equivalent telemetry-related program; or a High School diploma or G.E.D. and the equivalent of two (2) years of full-time experience as an EMT Intermediate, Paramedic or in an equivalent role requiring the monitoring of EKG/arrhythmias; or Matriculation in a Bachelor’s degree program in Nursing, having completed at least one (1) year of coursework.
Applicants must reference the Posting # when applying for this position.
Interested applicants may apply by uploading a cover letter and resume below in Microsoft Word or PDF format.