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PRN/Registry Tele Monitor Technician/Transporter - Fox Valley Regional Float Pool

Date: Mar 28, 2019

Location: Elgin, IL, US, 60123-4912

Company: Presence Health

Requisition ID: 61512

Location: Presence St Joseph Elgin

Location Address:
77 North Airlite Street, Elgin, IL  60123-4912 United States (US)

 

Daily Hours: 12
Standard Hours: 0
Employment Status: PRN / Registry 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Night
FLSA: N

 

SUMMARY

Observes cardiac monitors to identify abnormal heart rhythms under the supervision of a professional nurse and/or may be utilized as a transporter if not needed in the Telemetry Monitoring Department.  This portion of the position will require safe transportation of non-ventilator dependent patients with no titratable drips in stable condition to and from various tests, procedures and/or surgeries.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  1. Prioritizes work and provides prompt and efficient service.
  2. Continually observes cardiac monitors and reports any significant or life threatening changes in the cardiac rhythm to nursing personnel.
  3. Obtains and analyzes an initial rhythm strip on all admissions and on each patient at the beginning of shift.
  4. Mounts strip on designated form documenting the rate, rhythm, PR interval, and QRS interval accurately and timely per established procedure.
  5. Follows emergency procedures per established procedure.

                                                           

Other Functions and Responsibilities:

·      Continuously updates knowledge and skills.

·      Completes mandatory education on an annual basis.

·      Contributes to the training and development of new staff in surveillance functions.

·      Participates in a minimum of eight unit/department meetings annually.

·      Actively identifies areas of opportunity in own knowledge and skills, taking an active role in obtaining education and training to meet personal goals.

·      Maintains continuing education requirements and records as necessary for the position.

·      Provides self-improvement opportunities to enhance current practice and customer service.

·      Establishes and maintains open relationships with all members of the health care team and demonstrates appropriate communication skills.

·      Maintains and follows established department policies and procedures, objectives, quality improvement initiatives, safety, environmental and infectious control standards·

 

This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions.  Other duties may be assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience                                                              

High School diploma required.

12-18 months experience, training and/or education in cardiac rhythm interpretation required.

Prefer experience in healthcare as a C.N.A. or equivalent.

Must Complete and pass Telemetry Monitoring Course.  Continuing competency required.

 

Computer Skills                                                          

Basic computer skills required.

 

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

BLS

 

*AC

Business Unit: Corporate (LRHC and LPH)
Department Name: HR Central Registry-FV


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