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Telemetry Tech-Unit Secretary (Part Time)

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Job ID: 952020
Facility: Vidant Beaufort Campus of VMC
Location: Washington, NC
FT/PT: Part-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Nov 16, 2021

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Vidant Health

About Vidant Beaufort Hospital

Vidant Beaufort Hospital, located in Washington, North Carolina, is a 142-bed not-for-profit hospital offering acute care services and a broad range of inpatient and outpatient services in the region. Progressive healthcare facilities combined with personal, hometown compassionate care ensure that patients in Beaufort and surrounding counties have access to an exceptional level of care. The hospital provides access to advanced treatments and technology in the areas of general surgery, orthopedics, gastroenterology, and rheumatology. Vidant Beaufort offers a full array of state-of-the-art diagnostic testing.

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
  • CPR certification - current
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
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