UnityPoint Health

Telemetry Technician

Requisition ID
2017-38029
Category
Emergency, Trauma, and Critical Cardiac Care - Non-Nursing
US-IA-Fort Dodge
802 Kenyon Rd
Affiliate
7020 UnityPoint Health Trinity Regional Medical Ctr
Fort Dodge
Department
Intensive Care Unit
IA
FTE
0.3
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
19-07 every other Fri/Sat and every other holiday

Overview

Telemetry Technician-CCU

Position is part time: 12 hours a week.

Shift: 12 hour shift 7pm-7am, Fri/Sat every other weekend and holiday.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

      • Observes monitors for:   
      • Equipment malfunction
      • Blood Pressure
      • SPO2 levels
      • Abnormalities/changes in heart rate and rhythm
      • Responds immediately and appropriately to monitor observations
      • Communicates effectively and maintains confidentiality in interpersonal relationships with patients and other members of the healthcare team.
      • Maintains monitoring equipment for daily use, i.e., set up alarm system, changes batteries, changes paper, and cleans equipment.
      • Applies telemetry equipment to patient utilizing proper lead placement.
      • Functions in day-to-day and emergency situations in accordance with nursing standards and as assigned by the nurse.
      • Communicates with other members of the healthcare team in order to ensure continuity of care and coordination of services.
      • Participates in unit operations demonstrating professional behaviors to include supporting goals of nursing unit and maintaining awareness of resource utilization.
      • Participates in non-direct patient care activities including educational activities, performance improvement activities, and other related activities.
      • Completes environmental tasks as assigned:
      • Cleans and returns equipment to proper storage place.
      • Performs clerical duties as needed

      • Demonstrates positive customer relation skills.

Qualifications

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education: Scope Tech Course (provided at hospital)

Licensure: None

Experience: None

 

Skills/Abilities:  Ability to exercise good judgement, maintain effective interpersonal

 relationships and adapt to change. Ability to organize work. Must

demonstrate knowledge and skills required for specialized area of assignment. Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide

nursing care appropriate to adult and geriatric patients.

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