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Telemetry Technician - PRN

Job ID: 958119
Facility: Vidant Duplin Hospital
Location: Kenansville, NC
FT/PT: Part-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: May 13, 2022

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About Vidant Duplin Hospital

Vidant Duplin Hospital is an 81-bed facility located in Kenansville, North Carolina and has 20 practicing physicians on its active medical staff. Vidant Duplin serves Duplin County and surrounding communities in Eastern North Carolina with a population of approximately 60,000 people. On an annually basis, it serves 3,800 inpatients and over 52,000 outpatients (including nearly 30,0000 ED visits), in addition to a surgical volume of 2,050.

Position Summary

The Telemetry Technician provides safe, expedient, cost-effective constant visual observation of the telemetry monitor on the unit.

A Telemetry Technician participates in cardiac rhythm identification and notification to the assigned Nurse for appropriate action.

Responsibilities

  • Telemetry Technicians are required to document in the electronic and/or paper medical record factual, accurate, complete, timely, legal information regarding cardiac rhythms for the patients on telemetry.
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide observation of cardiac rhythms appropriate to the patient population.
  • Participates in the identification of life threatening arrhythmias or changes in the patient cardiac rhythm and patient alarms.
  • Participates in the reporting to with the Nurse regarding any changes in the patient cardiac rhythm.
  • Continually seeks to improve quality of services provided and actively participates in unit-based as well as hospital and/or quality initiatives.
  • Maintains, tracks and cleans transmitters, cables, monitors, etc. after each patient use.

Minimum Requirements

  • High school graduate or equivalent GED
  • American Heart Association (AHA) HeartSaver Certification
  • Completion of a rhythm identification training program

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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