Texas Health Resources TECHN TELEM/MONITOR in Fort Worth, Texas
H.S. Diploma or Equivalent Req
1 Year direct patient care experience involving telemetry monitoring Req or
completion of educational program which includes telemetry monitoring Req
Licenses and Certifications
Other Completion of Telemetry/EKG test 30 Days Req
Basic Understanding/ability to learn medical terminology
Extreme Heat 1-33%
Extreme Cold 1-33%
Extreme Swings in Temperature 1-33%
Extreme Noise 1-33%
Working Outdoors 1-33%
Working Indoors 67% or more
Mechanical Hazards 34-66%
Electrical Hazards 1-33%
Explosive Hazards 1-33%
Fume/Odor Hazards 1-33%
Dust/Mites Hazards 1-33%
Chemical Hazards 1-33%
Toxic Waste Hazards 1-33%
Radiation Hazards 1-33%
Wet Hazards 1-33%
Other Conditions 1-33%
Demonstrates competency in the set up and use of the telemetry monitoring equipment.
Collects, reports and documents patient information (rhythms/rate) timely and accurately.
Seeks assistance, supervision or consultation when unsure of rhythm(s) identification.
Distinguishes and reports abnormalities and initiates action to provide continuity of care.
Admission/dismissals are processed promptly; Preparations are made to get the monitor ready for admission.
Notifies RN promptly of any changes in monitor
Communicates promptly of perceived risks specific to patient safety or immediate need for assistance.
Safety checklist/quality controls completed as required
Assures that alarms are activated with appropriate settings and are sufficiently audible
Monitors are cleaned after each use
Timely reporting of equipment malfunction
Answers phone in timely manner
Keep work area neat and orderly
Serves as a patient advocate
Assists with documentation that supports and meets hospital and regulatory requirements
Complies with personnel policies i.e. Attendance, ID badge, Dress Code, et. al.
Take steps to learn and develop own performance
Maintains monitor skills
Communicates per department expectations
Uses Clinical Practice Model philosophy to work in partnership with patients, families, physicians, peers, and all other disciplines
Actively participates in informal training, development and evaluation of team members
Acceptable use of interpersonal relationship skills with patients, families, co- workers, physicians, all disciplines, and other customers
Works assigned schedule and adjusts to help meet departmental and patient needs
Accepts other duties, as assigned
Maintain appropriate skills i.e. rhythm interpretation 10%
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