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Monitor Tech NJS Eligible - Full Time Nights - Telemetry Unit at Penn Medicine Princeton Health

Job ID: 131899
Category: Technician/Technologists
Work Type: FT
Location: Plainsboro, NJ, United States
Date Posted: May 6, 2022
Work Schedule: Full Time Nights, 7p-7a

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Description

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Shift: Full Time Nights, 7p-7a

Summary:

  • Uses telemetry equipment to monitor cardiac rhythm patterns of patients requiring telemetry monitoring. Monitors, records, reports, and documents abnormal cardiac rhythm patterns, records changes in rhythm, records and reports abnormal ecg interval measures, and, notes pacemaker function and reports to the RN.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintains the functions of the central cardiac monitoring system and its transmitters. This includes, but is not limited to proper lead placement, battery, and equipment care. Documents cardiac rhythm activity with in the clinical computer system, and enters a printed rhythm strip each shift to be placed in the ECG manual. Reports any changes in rhythm to the RN, documents information in qcpr and enters strip into the ECG manual. Responsible for strips of any float nurse who may not be competent in rhythm analysis.

    Education or Equivalent Experience:

    • High School Diploma or equivalent
    • Successful completion of basic arrhythmia course with in 3 months of hire
    • American Heart Association - Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification - required prior to successful completion of orientation

      We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

      Live Your Life's Work

      We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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