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Telemetry Tech- FT DAYS- Med Surg (CathCart 4)- Pennsylvania Hospital

Job ID: 135100
Technician/Technologists
FT
Philadelphia, PA, United States
May 27, 2022

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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?

Summary:

  • Pennsylvania Hospital is currently seeking a Telemetry Tech. Responsible for monitoring and interpreting rhythms per unit standard and notifying appropriate health care personnel of changes in rate or rhythm. Some Clinical Duties include

-Demonstrates correct utilization of all monitor alarms and central station controls.
-Correctly interprets rhythms and recognizes changes in rate or rhythm and notifies appropriate health care personnel.
-Recognizes all lethal arrhythmias and initiates the proper chain of alert. 
-Delivers an accurate, concise individualized arrhythmia summary at the end of each shift.
-Documents rhythm strips per unit standard.
-Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care/service based on physical, psychosocial, education, safety, and related criteria appropriate to the age

Responsibilities:

  • Must be able to communicate with patients, families, visitors, nursing staff and other disciplines. Ability to concentrate on narrow visual field for extend period of time. Ability to absorb and retain verbal reports. Clear eyesight 2-4 feet. Able to clearly hear alarms, phones and overhead pages. Hand/eye coordination and hand dexterity.


Education or Equivalent Experience:

  • High School Education or its equivalent. Completion of ECG or Telemetry Technician Training Course/ passed with 90% accuracy. 


Additional Information: 

  • 4 Cathcart is a 41 bed medical-surgical unit that specializes in the care of patients with cardiac conditions and CHF. Many of the patients on are telemetry monitoring. The nurses are also responsible for caring for patient’s post- cardiac catheterization and some cardiac drips. 

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.

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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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