HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Telemetry Monitor Technician / Telemetry / Full Time / Nights in Derry, New Hampshire

Parkland Medical Center

Job Title: Telemetry Monitor Technician

Department: Telemetry Monitoring

Reports to: Director, Medical Surgical

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Position Summary: This position is responsible for continuous observation of cardiac monitoring surveillance including identifying, interpreting, documenting, and reporting cardiac rhythms.

Essential Functions include but are not limited to:

• Responsible for the continuous observation of patients’ cardiac rhythm being transmitted remotely to the central monitoring station

• Responsible for continuous interpretation of normal and abnormal cardiac rhythms and events

• Responsible for recognizing and understanding the significance of alarms

• Immediately communicates life threatening changes in cardiac rhythms via hospital emergency system

• Compares and interprets current rhythm with previous monitoring and communicates changes as appropriate

• Completes accurate and timely documentation of rhythms, changes in rhythms and /or arrhythmias per policy

• Assists nursing personnel with troubleshooting and correcting equipment problems

• Informs and coordinates equipment repairs with Biomedical Department

• Maintains cleanliness of work area

• Promotes internal and external customer satisfaction

• Builds and promotes a culture of service excellence and continuous improvement

• Works as scheduled and is compliant with Attendance and Tardiness Policy

About Parkland Medical Center:

New Ideas New Opportunities. That’s what you’ll find at Parkland Medical Center. As an 86-bed acute care hospital located in Derry, New Hampshire. We have the perfect location between the excitement of Boston, one hour to the South, a half hour East to the ocean with beautiful beaches, and one hour to the mountains of New Hampshire to our North. Established in 1983, the hospital is a leading provider of high quality healthcare services. Twice Parkland has been the recipient of Solucient’s “Top 100 Hospital Benchmarks for Success” Award, a distinction given to hospitals demonstrating superior performance across quality, operational and financial indicators. In addition, Parkland has been the recipient of the Business of the Year Award by the Greater Derry Chamber of Commerce. Parkland’s success in providing top-notch services also allows employees gratifying career opportunities with competitive rates, comprehensive benefits package including tuition reimbursement, matching 401(K) and even an Employee Stock Purchase Plan. Employees are rewarded and challenged daily with a drive for success in providing innovative and compassionate care. We are committed to excellence and our employees can feel good about our service offerings, whether it be through our new comprehensive breast health center in partnership with Lahey Clinic,; our ability to offer one of the best Chest Pain Centers accredited from the Society of Chest Pain Centers (SCPC); our new wound care and hyperbaric program; being the first New Hampshire facility to offer new Molecular Breast Imaging (MBI); or being part of a brand new 14 bed Emotional & Behavioral Wellness Unit that opened in 2015, we are ready to care and serve. With new initiatives and expanded capabilities—there’s never been a better time to join our dedicated team.

Education & Qualifications:

• Required: American Heart Association BLS; successful completion of Basic Dysrhythmia Course; successful demonstration of rhythm strip competency and test

• Preferred: Previous experience or education of arrhythmia interpretation; American Heart Association ACLS

Job: *Nursing Support

Title: Telemetry Monitor Technician / Telemetry / Full Time / Nights

Location: New Hampshire-Derry-Parkland Medical Center - Derry

Requisition ID: 00636-4011