Telemetry Technician - Nights
Location:
Aurora , Colorado
Posted:
October 16, 2017
Reference:
03191-66231
Full-Time Nights

At The Medical Center of Aurora and Centennial Medical Plaza patients are our first priority. We take extreme measures to ensure high quality, safe care in the most comfortable setting possible. Highlights About The Medical Center of Aurora: Metro Denver's first community hospital to earn Magnet Recognition for nursing excellence. Primary Stroke Certification (The Medical Center of Aurora). Two accredited Chest Pain Centers (Main Campus and Centennial Medical Plaza). Ranked the #4 hospital in the Denver metro area and the #4 hospital in Colorado in U.S. News & World Report's 2014-15 Best Hospital Rankings. Level II Trauma Center at our Main Campus. Level IIIa NICU at our Main Campus. Emergency Nurses Association Lantern Award Recipient for 2013-2016. State-of-the-art Heart Care Tower on Main Campus. Community Hospital Cancer Program accreditation from American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer. NAPBC-accredited Breast Cancer Care Center. Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children affiliation.

Position Summary: The Telemetry Tech performs assigned tasks and activities according to skill level and
Patient needs as assessed by the RN. The Telemetry Tech supports nursing personnel in providing care to patients and assists with providing a safe, quiet, clean, organized environment for healthcare delivery. When the need arises, will perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

q Telemetry Tech: Monitors and reports patients' cardiac rhythms and other monitored vital signs assuring a safe patient care environment.

The Medical Center of Aurora/Centennial Medical Plaza expects our Code of Conduct Value Statements to be reflected in the way every employee interacts with co-workers, patients and family members, and with others in the community. The intent of these values is to assure that TMCA/CMP creates the environment where individuals choose to work, and that patient care services are of the highest quality.

Position Requirements:

A. Licensure/Certification/Registration: Nursing Assistant Certification or EMT Certification preferred, or have completed first year at an accredited Nursing program which included a medical/surgical rotation. BLS-Healthcare provider required.

B. Education:

q Must successfully pass competency EKG test within 3 months of hire.

C. Experience: Telemetry Tech experience required . One year hospital experience preferred. Competent skills to operate monitor systems and computer. Ability to interpret cardiac rhythms, heart rate, and arrhythmias and communicate abnormalities to nurses and physicians within a year of hire

D. Special Qualifications: Knowledge of basic clinical practices, procedures, and standards. Ability to work with others as a team to ensure quality patient care. Basic knowledge of computer systems and good interpersonal skills. Strong critical thinking skills. Must be flexible in job duties to meet patient care and team goals.

Degree of Supervision Required: Involves general guidance and direction by the Patient Care Director, Nurse Manager, Unit Charge Nurse or Staff RN. Employee will be expected to perform most job duties independently and in accordance with established departmental and hospital policies and procedures.

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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