CommonSpirit Health Monitor Tech - Centralized Telemetry in DES MOINES, Iowa
MercyOne Central Iowa operates four not-for-profit, Catholic medical centers in Des Moines, West Des Moines, Newton and Centerville and two specialty hospitals – MercyOne Children’s Hospital in Des Moines and MercyOne Rehabilitation Hospital in Clive (965 beds total) – along with more than 20 additional facilities that house more than 50 primary care, pediatric, internal medicine and specialty clinics. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1893, MercyOne Central Iowa has the longest continually operating hospital in Des Moines and is also one of the largest employers in the state, with more than 7,000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,000 physicians and allied health associates. MercyOne Central Iowa is a member of MercyOne, which was founded in 1998 through a collaboration between CommonSpirit Health and Trinity Health – two of the country’s foremost, not-for-profit Catholic health organizations. MercyOne has more than 20,000 colleagues in Iowa and surrounding states.
GENERAL SUMMARY :
Observes cardiac monitors for changes in cardiac rhythm and communicates this to the nurse caring for the patient of diverse ages. Documents cardiac status appropriately.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :
Monitors cardiac rhythms on telemetry units.
Obtain and interpret rhythm strips reporting identified changes.
Performs clerical duties (i.e., maintenance of rhythm strips in the patient record, answering phones, intercom, notify the assigned nurse).
Maintains telemetry supplies (i.e., paper, batteries, patches, and pouches).
Maintains knowledge of telemetry equipment set-up, maintenance and use.
Works rotating shifts, weekends and holidays, as scheduled.
MARGINAL FUNCTIONS :
- Effectively assumes job responsibilities of nursing communication secretary during absence.
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED :
High School Diploma or GED required and 18 years of age.
Previous health care experience, including monitor experience, desired. Successful completion of monitor class.
Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served within three (3) months of hire.
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Requisition ID 2020-135242
Employment Type Full Time
Hours Per Pay Period 72
Facility MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center
Standard Hours Thursday, Friday, Saturday Night
Work Schedule 12 Hour
Location IA-DES MOINES
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