Loma Linda University Health Telemetry Technician in Loma Linda, California
Nursing Core Critical Care (Full-time, Night Shift) -
Our mission is to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our core values are compassion, integrity, excellence, teamwork and wholeness.
The Telemetry Technician performs cardiac monitoring and dysrhythmia recognition under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN); identifies and reports life-threatening dysrhythmias immediately to RN; posts cardiac strips in the medical record; serves in a key role during a code blue of a patient on telemetry; operates and troubleshoots equipment used for basic job functions; assists with care and maintenance of equipment and supplies as needed; follows policies, protocols, techniques, and guidelines; meets qualifications and competencies as identified in the unit-specific Plan for Providing Care; utilizes interpersonal skills to maximize customer service in a manner that supports excellence in customer service, and safe patient care; contributes to a work environment of caring and cooperation among a culturally diverse workforce and patient population. Performs other duties as needed.
High School Diploma or GED required. Successful completion of a basic dysrhythmia course required. Minimum one year of cardiac monitoring experience preferred. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.
Able to read; write legibly; speak in English with professional quality; use computer, printer, and software programs necessary to the position; operate and troubleshoot patient care equipment required for the position; perform basic patient care activities using proper body mechanics and safety precautions. Able to: relate and communicate positively, effectively, and professionally with others; be assertive and consistent in following policies; work calmly and respond courteously when under pressure; accept direction. Able to communicate effectively in English in person, in writing, and on the telephone; follow directions; perform basic math functions; manage multiple assignments effectively; organize and prioritize workload; work well under pressure; collaborate with RN to problem solve; recall information with accuracy; pay close attention to detail; function within scope of practice. Able to distinguish colors, hear sufficiently for general conversation in person and on the telephone; identify and distinguish various sounds associated with the work place; see adequately to read computer screens, medical records, and written documents necessary to position; discern temperature variances through touch.
Keywords: Monitor Technician, Monitor Tech, Tele Tech
- Organization: Loma Linda Univ Medical Center
- Employee Status: Regular
- Schedule: Full-time
- Shift: Night Job