Observes cardiac monitors for changes in cardiac rhythm and communicates this to the nurse caring for the patient of diverse ages. Documents cardiac status appropriately.
Monitors cardiac rhythms on telemetry units.
Obtain and interpret rhythm strips reporting identified changes.
Performs clerical duties (i.e., maintenance of rhythm strips in the patient record, answering phones, intercom, notify the assigned nurse).
Maintains telemetry supplies (i.e., paper, batteries, patches, and pouches).
Maintains knowledge of telemetry equipment set-up, maintenance and use.
Works rotating shifts, weekends and holidays, as scheduled.
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
High School Diploma or GED required and 18 years of age.
Previous health care experience, including monitor experience, desired. Successful completion of monitor class.
Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served within three (3) months of hire.
Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.
Adheres to and exhibits our core values:
Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us.
Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness.
Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community.
Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.
Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.
Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines.
Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members.
Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community.
Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers
Patient Care Support
IA-Des Moines-Mercy Medical Center
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period
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