Unit Clerk-Telemetry Tech FT Day at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 7/22/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Wauchula, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    7/22/2019
  • Job ID:
    19004294
  • Job Family
    Nursing
  • Travel
    Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Sebring Wauchula Lake Placid

Job Description


Description

Unit Clerk-Telemetry Tech FT Day AdventHealth Wauchula

Location Address: 533 Carlton Street, Wauchula Florida, 33873
 

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Wauchula

Immediate Health Insurance Coverage

Sign on Bonus

Great benefits such as: Educational Reimbursement

Career growth and advancement potential

Work Hours/Shift:
Full Time Day


YOU ARE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT A RESUME WITH YOUR APPLICATION!

You Will Be Responsible For:
DEFINITIONS:

Primary:  The One priority job duty of the Telemetry Technician / Unit Clerk

Secondary:  The job duties that may be prioritized or delegated as secondary to the telemetry monitoring duty

Tertiary:  The job duties prioritized as least essential and completed during times when a qualified staff member assumes responsibility for telemetry monitoring duties.

  • Primary:  Accurately interprets rhythm, rate and morphology of strips.
  • Enters patient data into cardiac monitoring system, assures location of patient and monitor coincide.
  • Prepares and maintains patient record from admission to discharge through documentation of rhythm strips at predetermined intervals and with each change in rhythm.
  • Communicates changes in cardiac rhythm, rate or morphology promptly to the primary care nurse and/or charge nurse.
  • Recognizes need for and initiates Rapid Response / Code Blue timely and accurately.
  • Maintains responsibility for monitoring equipment Manages unit supplies, activities, time, and other resources in a cost effective manner to reduce waste and unnecessary expenditures.
  • Follows infection control standards with telemetry packs.
  • Assures telemetry hardware is cleaned and returned to assigned location.
  • Remains at the Telemetry monitoring station at all times unless handoff completed to another qualified staff member who assumes coverage with primary responsibility for telemetry monitoring duties.
  • Secondary: Prepares and maintains patients medical records from admission through discharge to organization, completeness and accuracy of the records system for the unit
  • Secondary: Monitors physician orders to assist medical/nursing staff to assure prompt, efficient timely care of all patients.
  • Tertiary: Manages unit supplies, activities, time and other resources in cost effective manner to reduce waste
  • Secondary: Maintains accurate focus on communication.
  • Secondary: Maintains current clinical, technical and professional competencies.
  • Tertiary:  Other Duties as assigned.  


Qualifications

What You Will Need:

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Ability to learn and apply computer related applications and programs, including using electronic keyboards and other peripheral devices.
  • Critical thinking / problem solving skill
  • Computer skills
  • Customer service skills

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Minimum of a High School diploma  or equivalent
  • Prior completion of Basic EKG course with passing certificate / or certificate of completion prior to end of 90-day orientation
  • Medical terminology preferred

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

  • BLS ( through American Heart Association)  
  • CPI  within 6 months of employment (Emergency Department and Behavioral Health Units only)
 
Job Summary:

The Unit Clerk / Telemetry technician is a dual function position with the Primary responsibility to observe cardiac rhythms using a central monitoring system and the prompt reporting changes in cardiac rhythm to primary nurse and/or charge nurse.  Secondarily, this position provides secretarial duties for the smooth running of the assigned patient care unit in accordance with the Hospitals' mission, physicians and patient expectations.  All other duties are tertiary to the Primary and Secondary duties outlined herein.




This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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