Telemetry Technician- 0.6
Hennepin County Medical Center - Minneapolis, MN

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Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) offers employment opportunities in a variety of settings, including our downtown Minneapolis hospital and clinics, and neighborhood clinics throughout the metro area. We are committed to creating a culturally competent and inclusive work and care environment for patients, families, and staff, and we encourage interested applicants with bilingual and bicultural skills to apply for positions at HCMC.

This is a 0.6 Teletech position.

Minimum Education/Work Experience:
--Acute and/or emergency care experience as telemetry/cardiac monitor tech or related cardiac monitoring experience OR an approved equivalent combination of education and experience. Successful completion of required competency test.

-- Excellent verbal expression and written communication skills.
-- Demonstrated ability to prioritize, organize, and efficiently perform job functions in a fast paced environment.
-- Computer and clerical skills
-- Knowledge of medical terminology

Preferred Qualifications:
-- Experience with Telemetry monitoring and EKG interpretation.
-- Acute healthcare experience preferred
-- Related college/vocational preparation preferred

-- Interprets telemetry rhythms, monitors for changes, and notifies RN of patient telemetry
status changes.
-- Recognizes and trouble shoots equipment malfunction.
-- Exhibits critical thinking skills and appropriate judgments in decision making and
actions related to alarm parameters, antiarrhythmic detection and rhythm quality.
-- Maintains knowledge and skill level in all aspects of telemetry equipment and monitoring.
-- Assists in emergency situations as directed by nursing and/or medical staff
-- Follows procedure for correct patient identification
-- Performs routine and complex telemetry monitoring procedures within established
-- Reviews patient information to determine normal heart rhythm pattern, current pattern,
and prior variances.
-- Informs nurse of variances to initiate examination of patient.
-- Measures length and height of patients rhythm pattern on graphic tape readout using
calipers, and posts information on the appropriate documentation form/EHR.
-- Supports unit with communication and other operational duties as delegated by the
-- Organizes assigned work and accurately completes workload.
-- Communicates with departments when needed to ensure an orderly, efficient, and timely
-- Under direction of the manager, helps in the training/orientation of new employees.
-- Readily accepts changes in assignment and demonstrates flexibility in altering workflow
and/or job responsibilities.
-- Communicates effectively and works collaboratively with the unit charge nurses, staff nurses, RRT/Flyer, and physicians.

You've made the right choice in considering Hennepin County Medical Center for your employment! HCMC offers a wealth of opportunities for our ever-changing population and is a place you'll feel challenged, rewarded, and appreciated. We are dedicated to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for both current and future employees, who want to make an impact in our patients' lives. Thanks for choosing HCMC!

HCMC has the following Success Factors that apply to all our employees to ensure competency. They are: exhibits accountability, demonstrates ethics and trustworthiness, delivers customer service, embraces differences, uses resources wisely, communicates clearly, builds and strengthens relationships, champions change and seeks continuous growth. Employees must be able to demonstrate competency in these areas.

Please Note: external applicants selected for an interview with Hennepin County Medical Center must provide data for a Criminal Background Study. Offers of employment from Hennepin County Medical Center are conditional and contingent upon successful clearance of all background studies.

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