At Stony Brook Medicine, a Telemetry Technician is a valuable member of our healthcare team, who monitors all patients as assigned. The Telemetry Technician enters patient data into the telemonitoring system, documenting cardiac rhythms and will communicate to nurses and physicians of any changes that are deviant of the patient's document baseline rhythm. The Telemetry Technician discuss the patient's cardiac activity and the necessity of Telemetry monitoring with the RN, MD and during handoff. The Telemetry Technician will ensure all monitoring equipment is in good repair and communicate with the biomedical department
Qualified candidates will demonstrate strong cardiac monitoring skills and possess outstanding communication skills while adhering to our high standard of excellence. Duties of a TH CTS CardiologyAssistant/Telemetry Technicianin Telemetry may include the following but are not limited to:
Brief Description of Duties:
* Observe cardiac monitoring tracing of all patients on the telemetry and/or computerized monitoring system/remote telemetry units.
* Describes characteristics of ECG rhythm. Documents rhythm according to policy & procedure.
* Demonstrate proper lead placement/proper skin preparation to obtain clear, readable six seconds strips.
* Provides rhythm strips to RN's for interpretation and mounting on patient's chart; provides RN with initial rate/rhythm interpretation within thirty minutes of admission to a monitored bed.
* Maintains monitor log with rhythm interpretation and parameter changes, if needed.
* Provides report to relieving technician including any significant rate/rhythm changes on any patients or problems/concerns on any monitored patients; reviews all new admission with oncoming technician.
* Communicate any significant rate/rhythm changes to RN and charge nurse.
* Maintains optimal operation of monitoring equipment.
* Cleans cardiac monitoring equipment as per Infection Control and Biomedical engineering standards.
* Maintains a current inventory of monitoring equipment.
* Reviews with Biomedical Engineering certain repairs and upkeep of monitoring equipment.
* Ensures that sufficient monitoring supplies are available at all times.
Minimum level education is High school diploma /GED
Plus an Emergency Medical Technician /Critical care (EMT/CC) OR Telemetry certification, LPN or RN.
Preferred Qualifications: One year EMT/CC or Monitor Tech experience. One year of healthcare experience.
Special Notes:Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
Posting Overview: This position will remain posted until filled or for a maximum of 90 days. An initial review of all applicants will occur two weeks from the posting date. Candidates are advised on the application that for full consideration, applications must be received before the initial review date (which is within two weeks of the posting date).
If within the initial review no candidate was selected to fill the position posted, additional applications will be considered for the posted position; however, the posting will close once a finalist is identified, and at minimal, two weeks after the initial posting date. Please note, that if no candidate were identified and hired within 90 days from initial posting, the posting would close for review, and possibly reposted at a later date.
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All Hospital positions maybe subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary.
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Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements:
Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services*
Complete electronic reference check with a minimum of three (3) professional references.
Successfully complete a 5 panel drug screen*
Successfully complete a Background Check investigation.
Provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s).
Failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
*The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination .
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Official Job Title: TH CTS Cardiology Assistant
Job Field: Medicine-Surgical
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Telemetry-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Part-time Shift: Night Shift Shift Hours: 11:00 pm - 7:30 am Pass Days: Every Other Weekend, Variable
Posting Start Date: Feb 27, 2019
Posting End Date: Ongoing
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade: SL1
Internal Number: 1801787
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