HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Telemetry Technician - PRN in Salt Lake City, Utah

The Telemetry Technician continuously monitors the ECG patterns of all telemetry patients. In conjunction with the RN, the telemetry technician evaluates ECG rhythms, including cardiac intervals and alerts the RN to changes or life threatening alterations in the patients monitored, taking into consideration the age of patients monitored (i.e. adult and geriatric). The Telemetry Technician also facilitates the documentation of ECG strips and patient vital signs.

  • Basic Arrhythmia Recognition within 6 months of hire.

  • Current BLS certification Preferred.

  • EMT-I, paramedic, or one-year experience as a CNA in a critical care nursing environment preferred.

  • High School Graduate preferred.

  • Successful completion of a basic interpretation course required prior to beginning position.

  • Practical validation of ECG rhythm interpretation competency, either by unit-administered testing or by demonstrating correct ECG rhythm interpretation on-the-job, or both, required before completion of position orientation.

  • Advanced rhythm interpretation certification is required within 6 months of hire.

Title: Telemetry Technician - PRN

Location: Utah-Salt Lake City-St. Mark%27s Hospital

Requisition ID: 00954-33177