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. 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 Memorial Hospital — the first hospital in San Diego with all private patient rooms — is dedicated to providing the highest-quality, patient-centered care and consists of 368 beds . Designed to promote comfort and healing with the use of natural light and soothing colors, the hospital offers the latest medical technology.
Sharp Memorial is known for outstanding programs in cardiac and vascular care, cancer treatment, orthopedic and neurological services, rehabilitation, robotic surgery and multi-organ transplantation, and has been recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for nursing excellence and is also designated as a Patient-Centered Hospital by Planetree, an organization committed to personalizing, humanizing, and demystifying the hospital experience for patients and their families.
This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County
Per Diem - 12 hour - Variable shift
One weekend per schedule period
Required Skills and Qualifications
- Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for Healthcare Providers
- Ability to demonstrate EKG competency
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
- One year experience as a Telemetry Technician/Monitor Technician in an acute care setting
- Completion of accredited telemetry technician course
- Current EKG/Telemetry Technician certification
- High school diploma or equivalent
Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.