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Monitor Technician / Telemetry Tech

US-OK-Tulsa
ID
2016-6537
Category
Nursing
PAM Specialty Hospital of Tulsa, a Post Acute Medical Hospital
Type
PRN
# of Openings
2

Overview

Monitor Technician / Telemetry Tech - PRN All Shifts

 

Under the direct supervision of the Nurse Manager, Department Head, Charge Nurse, Staff Nurse, or Charge Nurse, the Monitor Technician / Telemetry Tech  is responsible for:

  • Continuous monitoring of cardiac functions for telemetry patients to detect heart rhythm variations
  • Rhythm strip interpretation, documentation and functioning of the monitoring equipment in accordance with the standards and procedures of the hospital
  • Interpret readings and ascertain differences between rhythms that require closer monitoring and those that would require staff notification for immediate medical response

  • Responsible for assigning and applying telemetry monitor to the patient
  • Assigns transmitters and wire sets for all telemetry patients
  • Follows policies for placing telemetry leads on patients; troubleshoot any telemetry problems
  • Prints and interpret rhythm strips every six hours and place in patient's chart each shift; alert nursing personnel of rhythm changes or new occurrences and obtaining a graphic tracing for each
  • Measures PR, QRS, ST Intervals
  • Post rhythm strips in medical record

The Monitor Technician / Telemetry Tech must:

  • Be a high school graduate or equivalent
  • Completed an EKG course/rhythm interpretation successfully
  • Voluntary certification from the American Board of Cardiovascular Medicine is desired, but not required
  • Previous work experience in a medical environment is preferred

Post Acute Medical/Warm Springs Hospitals provide competitive employee benefits packages, 401K, life insurance, bonuses, and more!

 

 

 

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