HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Telemetry Technician in Lewisville, Texas
Telemetry Tech Medical City Lewisville Part Time
Position Summary: The Telemetry Tech is responsible for performing the clerical tasks required by the ICU and is also responsible for monitoring the EKG patterns of telemetry patients. The Telemetry Tech functions as a receptionist for the Unit and responds to the patient call systems. In addition, the Telemetry Tech is responsible for promptly notifying the ICU RN when EKG patterns change.
Job Duties and Responsibilities: * Notifies nurse in timely manner of patient changes as indicated on monitors. * Attends staff meetings. * Seeks opportunities to improve department. * Professional when working with other departments. * Assists on floor as needed. * Observes continual EKG rhythms for patient on telemetry. * Runs telemetry rhythm strips and places on patient medical record. * Record data in telemetry log book. * Transcribes physician orders. * Computer order entry. * Manual order entry during computer down time. * Clerical Duties related to Nursing Unit activities. * Operates the Nursing Unit Patient Call system. * Receptionist/greeter. * Use and trouble shooting of computer printers. * Orders unit office supplies. * Participates in hospital or departmental performance improvement activities. * Perform special assignments as needed/requested. * Serves as a resource to department staff, students, volunteers and other departments, and contributes to the teamwork essential to ensuring quality patient care * Takes appropriate measures to ensure safety of patients. * Performs responsibilities consistent with the needs of adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.
Education: * Completion of medical terminology course preferred.
Licensure/Certification: * BLS Certification from HCA approved vendor
Experience: * Previous Unit Clerk experience or demonstrated ability in order entry and medical terminology.
Specific Requirements: * Completion of cardiac rhythm interpretation course. * Successful test score on rhythm interpretation test prior to completion of initial employment period.
Special Qualifications: * Effective verbal and written communication skills. * Computer skills. * Ability to work with others to ensure quality patient care. * Possess the ability to deal tactfully with physicians, employees, patients and families.
About Medical City Lewisville: Medical City Lewisvilleis focused on providing high-quality care to our community. We are dedicated to providing family-centered care with our experienced, multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals, state-of-the-art technology, and compassionate environment.
Built in 1976, Medical City Lewisville is a full-service medical and surgical facility offering 24-hour emergency services. We are licensed for 186 patient beds. Excellent customer service and patient safety are our top priorities. We are proud that more than 360 physicians and over 800 healthcare associates have chosen to make Medical City Lewisville their professional home. Our supportive environment, advanced technologies, and innovative medicines allow them to best treat you – our treasured patients – with the highest quality health care in a comfortable and compassionate setting.
We offer an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and growth opportunities. Our benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program and employee stock purchase program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity!
Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications immediately. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted promptly for interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of caring!
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Job: *Nursing Support
Title: Telemetry Technician
Location: Texas-Lewisville-Medical City Lewisville
Requisition ID: 00950-135316