TELEMETRY MONITOR TECHNICIAN - PROVIDENT HOSPITAL

Location
Health and Hospital Systems, Chicago, IL
Salary
$16.405 Hourly
Posted
Aug 31, 2017
Closes
Sep 30, 2017
Specialty
Telemetry
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Number: 00120833

Job Summary

Functions as a Telemetry Monitor Technician. Observes and interprets cardiac activity as seen on the EKG monitor to ensure prompt discovery of abnormal rhythms. Makes notification to the appropriate staff member so that proper intervention can be done. Documents and maintains patients' records according to the required guidelines. Assists in general unit functions and indirect patient care. Assist in maintaining a clean, safe, orderly environment for patients, visitors and staff. Functions as a team member and facilitates cohesiveness and quality patient care.

SHIFT: 3pm - 11pm

LOCATION: Provident Hospital

Minimum Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED (Must provide proof at time of interview)
  • Registered/Certified as an EKG Technician (Must provide proof at time of interview)
  • One (1) year of EKG Tech experience
  • Must possess a valid Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification (Must provide proof at time of interview)

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
  • Knowledge of medical equipment, cardiac monitors, and EKG machines.
  • Utilizes interpersonal skills to maximize customer service in a manner that supports excellence in customer service and safe patient care.
  • Able to relate and communicate positively, effectively and professionally with others.
  • Able to communicate effectively in person, in writing and on the telephone.
  • Emergency response skills.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Be assertive and consistent in following policies, work calmly and respond and courteously when under pressure; accept direction.
  • Manage multiple assignments effectively, organize and prioritize workload, work well under pressure, collaborate with RN to problem solve, recall information with accuracy, pay close attention to detail and function within scope of procedure.
  • Must be flexible and adaptable in performing duties.
  • This position occasionally requires various types of physical exertion including but not limited to lifting, pushing, pulling, twist/turn, climbing, crawling, reach above shoulder, reach outward, handling/fingering, prolonged standing, walking, sitting, operating departmental equipment and/or other devices as well as exerting medium force

BENEFITS PACKAGE

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Basic Term Life Insurance
  • Pension Plan
  • Deferred Compensation Program
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
  • You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)

  • For further information on our excellent benefits package, please click on the following link: http://www.cookcountyrisk.com/

    MUST MEET REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION

    *Degrees awarded outside the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.



    *Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.



    *CCHHS is strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowinglyprejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment orhiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.

    COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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