Telemetry Tech (Days, 36hrs/wk)
Methodist Health System Omaha, NE
Purpose of Job
Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):
Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
Explosives (pressurized gas)
Radiation Alpha, Beta and Gamma (particles such as X-ray, Cat Scan, Gamma Knife, etc)
Radiation Non-Ionizing (Ultraviolet, visible light, infrared and microwaves that causes injuries to tissue or thermal or photochemical means)
Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)
Mechanical moving parts/vibrations
Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) (BBF)
Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment)
Essential Job Functions
Essential Functions I
Cardiac Rhythms and Vital Signs
Demonstrates knowledge of cardiac rhythms outlined in departmental competency requirements.
Demonstrates knowledge of vital signs outlined in departmental competency requirements.
Displays the ability to prioritize cardiac arrhythmias and vital signs based on severity.
Policy and Procedure
Monitors patients continuously and report changes as appropriate.
Ensures patient rhythms are easily visible on the work station.
Verifies ST setup is accurate and ST alarms are appropriate.
Refrains from using electronic devices such as cell phones, tablets, etc.
Accurately enters patient information
Frequently checks patient status when telemetry leads are off or having procedure.
Ensures station alarm settings are appropriate for each patient.
Obtains guidelines from nursing before making changes to alarm settings.
Validates all alarms.
Cleans out alarm history, keeping all relevant alarms.
Documents all relevant communication on the communication log.
Keeps patient/nurse assignment sheet up to date and easily accessible at work station.
Documents patient guidelines from nursing where they can be easily seen by coworkers.
Labels rhythm strips appropriately.
Transfers all relevant rhythm strips into the patient chart.
Documents changes in rhythm status on patient log.
Notifies RN about rhythm changes and events in accordance with policy.
Notifies appropriate staff about leads off, loss of signal, or low/dead batteries.
Communicates to coworkers all relevant information in report during station hand-off.
Sends all-page email when low on Telemetry boxes as per policy.
Keeps coworkers informed about important patient issues on their station.
Maintains work environment
Keeps work area clean and organized.
Cleans equipment when necessary.
Performs equipment inventory daily.
Reports equipment issues to Biomed and supervisor.
Other duties as assigned
Essential Functions II
Participates in mandatory in-services and/or CE programs as mandated by policies and procedures/external agencies and as directed by management.
Follows and understands the mission, vision, core values, Employee Standards of Behavior and company policies/procedures.
Other duties as assigned.
| Date Posted
November 2, 2018
| Date Closes
January 1, 2019
| Located In
| Work At
NE Methodist Hospital
6:45am - 7:15pm + Every 3rd Weekend hours per week
| SOC Category