Unit Clerk Telemetry Technician AdventHealth Sebring
Location Address:1210 US 27 N, Lake Placid, FL 33852
Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Sebring
Faith Based & Mission driven Facility
Largest Employer in the County
Surrounded by beautiful Lakes, Golf Courses and Florida’s oldest State Park
Close knit community with a home town family feel
2 hours to just about any beach on either Coast
Full Time- 12 hour shifts- Nights
You Will Be Responsible For:
Accurately interprets rhythm, rate and morphology of strips.
Enters patient data into cardiac monitoring system, assures location of patient and monitor coincide.
Prepares and maintains patient record from admission to discharge through documentation of rhythm strips at predetermined intervals and with each change in rhythm.
Communicates changes in cardiac rhythm, rate or morphology promptly to the primary care nurse and/or charge nurse.
Recognizes need for and initiates Rapid Response / Code Blue timely and accurately.
Maintains responsibility for monitoring equipment Manages unit supplies, activities, time, and other resources in a cost effective manner to reduce waste and unnecessary expenditures.
Follows infection control standards with telemetry packs.
Assures telemetry hardware is cleaned and returned to assigned location.
Remains at the Telemetry monitoring station at all times unless handoff completed to another qualified staff member who assumes coverage with primary responsibility for telemetry monitoring duties.
What You Will Need:
Minimum of a High School diploma or equivalent
Prior completion of Basic EKG course with passing certificate / or certificate of completion prior to end of 90-day orientation
BLS -condition of employment
CPI within 6 months of employment (Emergency Department and Behavioral Health Units only)
The Unit Clerk / Telemetry technician is a dual function position with the Primary responsibility to observe cardiac rhythms using a central monitoring system and the prompt reporting changes in cardiac rhythm to primary nurse and/or charge nurse. Secondarily, this position provides secretarial duties for the smooth running of the assigned patient care unit in accordance with the Hospitals' mission, physicians and patient expectations. All other duties are tertiary to the Primary and Secondary duties outlined herein.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.