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Telemetry Tech - Washington

Job ID: 957754
Facility: Vidant Beaufort Campus of VMC
Location: Washington, NC
FT/PT: Part-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Aug 25, 2022

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About ECU Health Beaufort Hospital, a campus of ECU Health Medical Center

ECU Health Beaufort Hospital is located in Washington and serves as a campus ECU Health Medical Center, our Level I Trauma Center in Greenville. The 142-bed full-service hospital offers a broad range of inpatient and outpatient services including medical, surgical, intensive care, emergency, pediatrics and women’s services. In addition there is a lab, diagnostic imaging services, physical and respiratory therapy. The facility also features the Marion L. Shepard Cancer Center, offering leading-edge chemotherapy and radiation therapy, among other cancer services.

Position Summary

The Telemetry Technician is responsible for the monitoring of cardiac rhythms, documentation, and notifying primary nurse of abnormal rhythms. He/she is responsible for desk functions, answering telephone and patient call system, replenishing charts, etc. If certified as a Nursing Assistant, he/she may work in this capacity when the telemetry census is two or less, in absence of scheduled Nursing Assistant. He/she modifies and delivers care that is specific to the age, growth, and level of development of patients including adolescent, adult, and geriatric.

The secretarial duties are an integral part of the nursing unit, being involved in patient care and documentation of patient care. While not directly responsible for care of the patient, the Unit Secretary is responsible for assuring patient care is accomplished. He/she is responsible for all general duties and is the pivot person in communications.

The Telemetry Technician/Unit Secretary is accountable to and evaluated by the Nurse Manager.

Minimum Requirements

Medical terminology course required or demonstrated competency
Completion of an EKG Interpretation course
High School Diploma or equivalent GED

American Heart Association (AHA) HeartSaver Certification is required.
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

Other Information

Department: ECUBFT Medical Unit.

Contact Information

For additional information, please contact:

Shawn Jack, Talent Acquisition Consultant

Email: [email protected]

Tel: (252) 214-2320

   

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