NATURE AND SCOPE OF POSITION
This position will ensure continuous telemetry monitoring of all patients who are admitted into any of the three levels of Monitored Care in order to rapidly identify arrhythmias and maintain the appropriate standard of care.
Continuous telemetry monitoring of all patients admitted to a monitored care area.
Identification and notification of arrhythmias per established protocols
Documentation of rhythm strips per established protocols.
Communicates with designated Charge Nurse per established protocols
Maintains a current Spectra-link phone list for immediate communication capability with Primary RN
Ongoing maintenance of telemetry packs, leads, and monitors
Responsible for data entry reflecting the admission, discharge, and transfer of telemetry patients in the monitoring system
Acquisition of STAT 12-Lead ECG
Successfully completes the designated ECG interpretation class and test
Maintains annual ECG interpretation competencies
Maintains all mandatory competencies per CHS policy
Population served: adolescent to geriatric.
This position adheres to and is responsible for the safety standards of Centegra Health System including the completion of the mandatory organizational safety standards on an annual basis.
This position actively maintains confidentiality for our patients and their families as outlined in the CHS Patient Confidentiality Policy and shows the same level of respect for every Associate within CHS.
This position performs other duties as assigned.
This position integrates the CHS values of genuine respect, passionate caring and a joyful spirit into each of the responsibilities of this job and daily communication with all customers and co-workers.
Minimum Education, Skills and Abilities
High school diploma or GED: Required
CNA or EMT-B: Required, EMT-P preferred
CPR: Required, ACLS Preferred
Willingness to Work in a Team Environment - Required
Excellent Communication Skills - Required
Physical ability to perform functional requirements as detailed
EOE M/F D/V