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CARDIAC TELEMETRY MONITOR TECH - Albuquerque

Company: Local Staffing
Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Type of Opportunity: Full Time FTE: 0.900000 Exempt: No Work Schedule: 12 Hour Nights Summary: Performs monitor technician duties and unit secretarial clerical duties while acting as a communication center for the nursing unit. RESPONSIBILITIES Observes patients cardiac telemetry oximetry and maintains records, documents in EMR, prints strips and reports any pertinent rhythm or rate changes especially life-threatening dysrhythmias and desaturations. Provides patient report to physicians, nurses, and the oncoming monitor technician. Notifies the nurse immediately of any lethal arrhythmias and documents findings in EMR. Exports and prints 12-lead ECGs per ED staff request. Performs cardiac device interrogations per order. Assumes responsibilities for the proper functioning of the computerized patient monitor system and reports malfunctions immediately to supervisor and the Medical Equipment Management Services. Assists in orientation of new staff or students and serve as a resource person and professional role model. Timely completion of mandatory initial and yearly competencies, including but not limited to cardiac rhythm interpretation, BLS, Philips system monitoring, safety training. Maintenance of all skill required for various aspects of job: telemetry monitoring, ECG assessment and exportation, cardiac device interrogation, and secretarial duties. Adheres to PHS policies, including but not limited with human resources, attendance, safety, and equipment. Adheres department specific policies, procedures and standard works. Maintains positive communication and relationship with peers and other healthcare team members. Participates in quality improvement activities. Promotes facilitates accurate unit communication. Courteously greets and directs customers. Answers communication devices and efficiently processes information. Effectively utilizes computer system to meet patient unit needs. Continually performs variety of tasks utilizing organizational and prioritizing skills to meet changing needs of patient unit. Communicates and processes necessary paperwork information for patient admissions, transfers and discharges. Maintains correct census and bed status report. Assembles patients charts and organizes them daily by filing pertinent reports and adding blank forms as needed. Maintains and accounts for office supplies for the unit. Assists in orienting new personnel to secretarial duties. Performs other functions as required. QUALIFICATIONS High School Diploma or GED 1 year monitor technician experience preferred. Specialized, short-term training in cardiac dysrhythmia interpretation with special emphasis on detection of life-threatening dysrhythmias preferred. 1 year experience as a unit secretary preferred. Take and pass Basic Arrhythmia Class within orientation period. Take and pass Basic Arrhythmia Test annually. BLS required to be obtained within 90 days of hire. Complete initial and annual competencies for cardiac device interrogations. Take and pass initial and annual competencies for Philips equipment operation and basic troubleshooting. BENEFITS Benefits are effective day-one (for .45 FTE and above) and include: Competitive salaries Full medical, dental and vision insurance Flexible spending accounts (FSAs) Free wellness programs Paid time off (PTO) Retirement plans, including matching employer contributions Continuing education and career development opportunities Life insurance and short/long term disability programs About Us Presbyterian Healthcare Services is a locally owned, not-for-profit healthcare system of nine hospitals, a statewide health plan and a growing multi-specialty medical group. Founded in New Mexico in 1908, it is the state's largest private employer with approximately 11,000 employees. Presbyterian's story is really the story of the remarkable people who have chosen to work here. Starting with Reverend Cooper who began our journey in 1908, the hard work of thousands of physicians, employees, board members, and other volunteers brought Presbyterian from a tiny tuberculosis sanatorium to a statewide healthcare system, serving more than 700,000 New Mexicans. We are part of New Mexico's history - and committed to its future. That is why we will continue to work just as hard and care just as deeply to serve New Mexico for years to come. About New Mexico New Mexico's unique blend of Spanish, Mexican and Native American influences contribute to a culturally rich lifestyle. Add in Albuquerque's International Balloon Fiesta, Los Alamos' nuclear scientists, Roswell's visitors from outer space, and Santa Fe's artists, and you get an eclectic mix of people, places and experiences that make this state great. Cities in New Mexico are continually ranked among the nation's best places to work and live by Forbes magazine, Kiplinger's Personal Finance, and other corporate and government relocation managers like Worldwide ERC. New Mexico offers endless recreational opportunities to explore, and enjoy an active lifestyle. Venture off the beaten path, challenge your body in the elements, or open yourself up to the expansive sky. From hiking, golfing and biking to skiing, snowboarding and boating, it's all available among our beautiful wonders of the west. AA/EOE/VET/DISABLED. PHS is a drug-free and tobacco-free employer with smoke free campuses.

Keywords: Local Staffing, Albuquerque , CARDIAC TELEMETRY MONITOR TECH - Albuquerque, Healthcare , Albuquerque, New Mexico

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