Littleton Adventist Hospital is a 231-bed, full-service medical center delivering quality care and Level II emergency care for more than 25 years. Located in the Denver suburb of Littleton, CO, the hospital is surrounded by residential neighborhoods, retail, dining, Littleton’s charming “old town” area, and abundant outdoor space with trails, nature centers and golf courses. In addition to numerous awards for care excellence, we are also leading the way in health care environmental sustainability. Our associates are actively engagedin protecting the health of our environment,working tirelessly to minimize the negativeenvironmental impacts from our operations. Our sustainable achievements have been recognized with several local and national awards, including the Top 25 Environmental Excellence Award from Practice Greenhealth for three consecutive years (2014- 2016). If you want to be part of a team where our mission to care touches more than just the patient, we look forward to meeting you. For details about Littleton’s culture, service and support for healthy environments and one another, visit http://www.mylittletonhospital.org.
Job Description/Job Posting ID: 97188
Recruiter Contact: Linda Davis (LindaDavis@Centura.org)
Clinic/Department:6202 LAH TELEMETRY MONITORING
Hospital:LITTLETON ADVENTIST HOSPITAL
Schedule: Full Time
Continually monitors patients on telemetry by interpreting and recording ECG rhythms and reporting pertinent changes to appropriate personnel. Responsible for accuracy of reports and error reconciliation. Troubleshoots equipment problems and communicates needs to leader. Assumes personal accountability for organizational mission and core values.
Minimum Education Requirements
High School Diploma or GED
Minimum Experience Requirements
One year of acute care experience preferred
Telemetry experience preferred
Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English
Good verbal and written skills
Basic clerical, computer data entry and math skills
Physical Requirements: Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. constantly
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from American Heart Association Successful completion of ECG exam annually
Position Duties (essential functions denoted with an * ) ■
Demonstrate working knowledge of telemetry monitoring system. *
Responsible for observation and documentation of patient's cardiac rhythm: every shift, when an arrhythmia occurs, and on each new patient as they are placed on telemetry. RN to co-sign patient's documented rhythm. *
Recognizes and notifies RN immediately when life threatening arrhythmia occurs.
Promptly responds to all monitor alarms according to department/hospital policy. *
Documents all communication to care givers. *
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