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Telemetry Monitor Technician- Full Time- Egleston CSU

Work Schedule/Days:  Variable / Variable
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Egleston 
Requisition #:  33496

 

JOB SUMMARY

Provides excellent patient care through monitoring and evaluating of patients requiring telemetry observation of cardiac status. Proactively supports efforts that ensure delivery of safe patient care and services and promote a safe environment at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

EDUCATION
  • High school graduate or equivalent
CERTIFICATION SUMMARY
  • No professional certifications required
EXPERIENCE*
  • No minimum experience required
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*
  • Previous experience in a healthcare setting
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*
  • Completion of Telemetry Exam with a minimum of 80%
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*
  1. Monitors cardiac rhythm on telemetry monitor screen throughout shift. 
  2. Evaluates patient baseline rhythm, oxygen saturations, and any changes noted throughout stay.
  3. Communicates effectively with other staff members in support of patient care. 
  4. Prepares patient properly for telemetry monitoring process.   
  5. Maintains 24- hour database in Cardio-Vista Diagnostics System.
  6. Ensures upkeep of telemetry area to allow for most efficient workflow. 
  7. Participates in professional and staff development.    
  8. Performs related responsibilities as required. 
SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*
Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistance
Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)
Standing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
WORKING CONDITIONS*
Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 27 neighborhood locations and a total of 638 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 70 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been ranked on Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for fourteen consecutive years and named one of the “100 Best Companies” by Working Mother magazine.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  1405 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30322
Function:  Clinical/Nursing Support - Clinical Support


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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