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Telemetry Technician

Job ID 84631 Date posted 12/01/2017
  • Facility: Sharp Chula Vista Medical Ctr
  • City: Chula Vista
  • Department: IMCU-DOU 1 (3E)
  • Category: Clinical Technician Jobs
  • Job Status: Per Diem
  • Shift: Variable
  • FTE: 0.0
  • Shift Start: Variable
  • Shift End Time: Variable
Location
This position is located in Chula Vista, San Diego County
 
Hours
Per Diem position - 12 hour shift
Variable start and stop times of shift
Weekends as needed
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for Healthcare Providers
  • Effective interpersonal skills
 
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • One year recent Acute Care experience
  • One years experience as Unit clerk/secretary or related field in an acute care setting
  • Completion of accredited telemetry course
  • Current EKG/Telemetry Technician certification

Summary
The Telemetry Technician performs technical and clerical duties. The technical components include monitoring and interpreting patients’ cardiac rhythms and reporting life-treating arrhythmias to appropriate personnel.
The Telemetry Technician also performs as the coordinator of communication for the unit and assumes primary responsibility for medical record management. Greets visitors and ensure meeting of needs or referred to appropriate resources answers call lights. Facilitate patient data management through transcription, order entry, and documentation. Support best use of resources in management of equipment, supplies, and other department resources.
Sharp Chula Vista 3 East IMCU-DOU1 is a 44 bed unit. It is a stroke designated unit. Patient population includes cardiac patients, S/P coronary angiography patients, and critical drip protocols. The staff is enthusiastic, and quality of care and patient satisfaction is most important to them.
Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center is a 343-bed hospital with the largest array of health care services in San Diego's South Bay.  A Designated Planetree Patient-Centered Care Hospital, Sharp Chula Vista is home to the region's most comprehensive heart program and also offers exceptional services for orthopedic care and women and infants. The Douglas & Nancy Barnhart Cancer Center offers patients the most advanced treatment technology, a unique healing environment and an extraordinary level of care.
Essential Physical Requirements May Include
  • Sitting
  • Gripping/grasping
  • Fine manipulation/pinching
  • Keyboarding
  • Mousing
  • Lift up to 10 pounds
  • Carry up to 10 pounds
Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.
Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

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