Texas Health Resources TECHN TELEM/MONITOR in Fort Worth, Texas

Job Description

Education

H.S. Diploma or Equivalent Req

Experience

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

Skills

Basic Understanding/ability to learn medical terminology

Supervision

Individual Contributor

ADA Requirements

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%

Heights 1-33%

Other Conditions 1-33%

Physical Demands

Sedentary

Qualifications

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

50%

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

25%

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

15%

Maintain appropriate skills i.e. rhythm interpretation 10%

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