Kadlec Monitor Technician - Telemetry in Richland, Washington
Kadlec has an exciting opportunity for a Monitor Technician to join our growing Telemetry team located in Richland, Washington!
Shift Details : Per Diem. Variable shifts. (Typically 12 hour shifts.)
GED or High School Diploma from an accredited educational institution required.
Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS required.
One-year experience in a patient care environment preferred.
Medical Terminology experience preferred.
Unit Secretary Certification preferred.
Arrhythmia detection certification preferred.
Bi-lingual or multi-lingual skills preferred.
Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
As a Monitor Technician you will assists in dysrhythmia detection and may perform clerical and receptionist duties.
Continuously monitors telemetry patient EKG screens for dysrhythmia.
Recognizes changes in cardiac rhythm and/or life-threatening dysrhythmia and promptly notifies nursing personnel using the chain of command when necessary.
Obtains rhythm strips at baseline, every twelve hours and prn for telemetry patients each shift and promptly mount and scan into the medical record.
Attends dysrhythmia recognition class and passes a yearly dysrhythmia test.
Reports any dysrhythmia to primary nurse promptly.
Maintains constant communication with the nursing units and the 4RP lead nurse.
Receives and greets patients, visitors and Medical Center personnel and responds to inquiries with tact and courtesy.
Maintains Telemetry equipment by appropriately cleaning, storing and reporting maintenance issues.
Receives and delivers telemetry equipment to the appropriate personnel using proper protection and identification within the tube system.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details —
Provide safe compassionate care. We promise to answer the call of every person we serve; to know them, care for them and ease their way. We are committed to safety, compassion, respect, integrity, stewardship, excellence and collaboration.
Located in sunny Tri-Cities, Washington, Kadlec is the largest non-profit healthcare provider in the region. Kadlec is the premier choice for customer service excellence, providing compassionate healthcare to the region by combining cutting-edge technology and innovation with evidence-based, patient-focused care. Kadlec is proud to be part of Planetree (Planetree.org) and continues to be recognized nationally as a “Best in Class Employer.” Kadlec does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Law. EOE. To learn more, click here: http://www.kadlec.org/careers/about-kadlec
Schedule: On Call
Job Category: Patient Care Tech/Asst/Aide (non licensed)
Req ID: 192781