HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Telemetry Technician in Augusta, Georgia

Doctor’s Hospital is located in Augusta, Georgia, the state’s second largest and oldest city, and is home of the annual Masters Golf Tournament. Doctors Hospital is nationally known for our Burn Center, the largest in the U.S. We have also been recognized as a top performing hospital by the Joint Commission, Cancer Center accredited by the American College of Surgeons, Chest Pain Accredited, earned the Joint Commission's certificate of distinction for total hip and total knee replacement and spinal fusion surgery, and we are the only CARF accredited facility in our area. We have a growth strategy in trauma and emergency services and are in the process of obtaining level 3 trauma designation.

We are searching for a new Telemetry Tech for a full-time, day shift (7am to 7pm) position in our state-of-the-art Progressive Care Unit. Night shift positions are also available.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monitors heart rhythm pattern of patients to detect abnormal pattern variances, using telemetry equipment.
  • Reviews patient information to determine normal heart rhythm pattern, current pattern, and prior variances.
  • Observes screen of cardiac monitor and listens for alarm to identify abnormal heart rhythm.
  • Documents findings.

_Minimum Requirements_:

*Education:*High School Graduate preferred *Licensure/* * Certifications:* BLS certification from the American Heart Association (AHA), (Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider card) required. Must hold a Certification in Basic and Advanced Rhythm Strip Interpretation or comparable course upon hire. * Experience:* 1 year experience with successful completion of a Cardiac Monitoring and Interpretation Course, Completion of competency exam in interpretation of rhythm abnormalities.

Job: *Nursing Support

Title: Telemetry Technician

Location: Georgia-Augusta-Doctors Hospital of Augusta - Augusta

Requisition ID: 01417-9366