Telemonitor Technician
The Monroe Clinic Inc

Monroe, Wisconsin

Posted in Health and Safety
9 days ago


Job Info


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WI-Monroe Clinic Hospital

Worker Type:
Regular

Job Summary:
Ensures continuous monitoring of cardiac rhythms by observing cardiac monitors; maintains all records and reports of rhythm strips in accordance with the established nursing standards and procedures.

Job Responsibilities and Requirements:

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Runs strip at time of admission, every 4 hours, and with any rhythm change.
  • Measures PR, QRS, and QT and interprets rhythm accurately when a strip is run.
  • Each strip is signed with first initial, full last name and position.
  • Tubes completed rhythm verification form to appropriate unit in a timely manner. Posts strips on telemetry log for all units.
  • Notifies appropriate unit and staff for any changes in baseline rhythm, including heart rate, or potentially lethal rhythms in adults or children according to protocol.
  • Ensures that alarms are on at all times and set at appropriate limits for adults and children according to protocol.
  • Notifies appropriate staff when electrodes or batteries need to be checked, replaced or changed.
  • Demonstrates awareness of the effect certain procedures or medications have on a patient's rhythm.
  • Runs continuous strip for sustained VT, V-fib, asystole and bradycardia less than 40 per minute until code team arrives or otherwise notified.
  • Maintains telemetry logs, current patient information, does transmitter/SPO2 inventory per shift, and telemetry charges.
  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION
  • High school diploma or equivalent

EXPERIENCE
  • No experience required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, reaching and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
  • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
  • Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication. Ability to hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
  • Frequent keyboard use/data entry.
  • Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting and gripping.
  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
  • Rare climbing.

Licenses / Certifications:

Basic Life Support HealthCare Provider (BLS HCP) - American Heart Association (AHA)

Work Shift:
Day Shift (United States of America)

Job Type:

Employee

Department:
10010028 Inpatient Services

Scheduled Weekly Hours:
16

SSM Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.

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