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Telem Monitoring Tech - Centralized Telemetry (Days, 24 hrs/wk)

Methodist Health System locationOmaha, NE
511 positions

Web Mktg Technology Specialist

Methodist Health System locationOmaha, NE
511 positions
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Omaha, NE, United States


  • Purpose of Job
    • Provide continuous monitoring and analysis of patient cardiac rhythms for the purpose of reporting to medical staff. Perform EKGs and apply event/holter monitors as necessary.
  • Job Requirements
    • Education
      • High School Diploma or General Educational Development (G.E.D.) required
      • Completion of science/medical related classes preferred.
      • Basic understanding of cardiac rhythms preferred but not required. 
      • Completion of cardiac rhythm interpretation class and station competency test upon hire or within 90 days of hire required. 

    • Experience
      • Prior science/medical related experience preferred but not required.

    • License/Certifications
      • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.

    • Skills/Knowledge/Abilities
      • Ability to read, write, and perform mathematical calculations.
      • Ability to perform physical measurements.
      • Must have good communication and documentation skills. 
      • Ability to orient/train others in work procedures and processes.
      • Knowledge of telemetry applications and equipment.
  • Physical Requirements
    • Weight Demands
      • Medium Work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force.

    • Physical Activity
      • Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):
        • Climbing
        • Crawling
        • Kneeling
        • Sitting
      • Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
        • Balancing
        • Carrying
        • Crouching
        • Distinguish colors
        • Keyboarding/typing
        • Lifting
        • Pulling/Pushing
        • Repetitive Motions
        • Standing
        • Stooping/bending
        • Twisting
        • Walking
      • Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
        • Fingering/Touching
        • Grasping
        • Hearing
        • Reaching
        • Seeing/Visual
        • Speaking/talking

    • Job Hazards
      • Not Related:
        • Explosives (pressurized gas)
        • Electrical Shock/Static
        • 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)
      • Rare (1-33%):
        • Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)
        • Mechanical moving parts/vibrations
      • Occasionally (34%-66%):
        • 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)
        • Equipment/Machinery/Tools
  • 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
        • Demonstrates knowledge of department policies and procedures. 
        • Demonstrates the ability to follow department policies and procedures. 

      • Patient Safety
        • 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.

      • Alarm Management
        • 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.

      • Documentation
        • 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.

      • Communication
        • 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.

      • Scheduling
        • Performs self-scheduling in accordance with scheduling policy.
        • Willingness to provide coverage and be flexible when necessary.

      • Other duties as assigned
        • Performs EKGs when necessary.
        • Applies Event Monitors to patients as needed.

    • 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.


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