UnityPoint Health

  • Telemetry Technician

    Requisition ID
    2018-42536
    Category
    Emergency, Trauma, and Critical Cardiac Care - Non-Nursing
    Location
    US-IA-Fort Dodge
    Address
    802 Kenyon Rd
    Affiliate
    7020 UnityPoint Health Trinity Regional Medical Ctr
    City
    Fort Dodge
    Department
    Intensive Care Unit
    State
    IA
    FTE
    0.3
    FLSA
    Non-Exempt
    Scheduled Hours/Shift
    7am-7pm
    Work Type (Portal Searching)
    As Needed
  • Overview

     

    UnityPoint Health - Fort Dodge

    Telemetry Technician - Critical Care Unit

    FTE: .30 (As needed, 24 hours per pay period)

    Shift:  7am-7pm

     

    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.
    • Must complete and pass BCLS
    • Adheres to departmental and hospital policies and procedures.
    • Responsible for cleaning, maintaining and inventory of equipment for portable monitors.

     

     

    Qualifications

     

    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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