Telemetry Technician - Nights

Location
Lone Tree, Colorado
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Nov 11, 2017
Closes
Dec 20, 2017
Ref
08936-67159
Specialty
Telemetry
Contract Type
Permanent

Full-Time Nights



Sky Ridge
 offers the latest in medical technology in a soothing, healing environment. Combine that with world-class services and the area's top healthcare professionals and you'll understand why Sky Ridge has become a model of care for the rest of the country. Hospital of Choice for Thousands The people of Douglas County were eager for the opening of Sky Ridge Medical Center. Some, however, were a bit more eager. As Douglas County's first hospital, the doors officially opened for the first time at 7 a.m. August 20, 2003, and the first baby born at Sky Ridge greeted the world 52 minutes later. With a reach that covers Highlands Ranch, Lone Tree, Parker, Castle Rock and Littleton, as well as Douglas and southern Arapahoe counties, Sky Ridge has become the hospital of choice for thousands. As a new facility, we have the latest technologies and equipment available: Cardiac services includes two interventional catheterization labs. The Cancer Center offers chemotherapy plus radiation therapy via a highly precise, 3-D radiation system. Orthopedic services include care for spine, joints and sports injuries. Women's and children's services at Sky Ridge are extensive. Because this is an area with lots of families, Sky Ridge is ready. Board-certified pediatricians on staff 24 hours a day. And, our Level III trauma center, with around-the-clock emergency care and orthopedic surgeons available 24/7, is ready to meet the demands of the community. Room for Growth As part of Douglas County, one of the fastest growing counties in the nation, Sky Ridge was built with growth in mind. When the time comes, the hospital can be built out to 335 beds. Position Summary:

The Tele Tech performs duties in accordance with the philosophy, goal and objectives of Sky Ridge Medical Center.  The Tele Tech monitors, documents and appropriately reports the patients cardiac rhythm and pulse oximetry as needed.  The Tele Tech assists in maintaining and organizing tele equipment and the tele area.  The Tele Tech may rotate to other than his or her home department and will perform only those duties for which he or she has demonstrated competency.  The Tele Tech performs delegated duties consistent within their scope of practice.  The patient population on the telemetry unit is adult and geriatric.  The Tele Tech adheres to the Sky Ridge Standards of Behavior.

Job Requirement
:

Licensure/Certification/Registration:
Current BLS Certification Experience: 1-2 years Telemetry skills and interpretation of rhythm strips preferred.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
Demonstrates good organizational skills.  Performs order telemetry skills accurately within standards of practice.  Displays appropriate judgment and problem solving skills.  Communicates positively and professionally with all internal and external customers. Degree of Supervision Required: Under supervision of the Department Director, Manager or designee.           

Orientation Period:
2 weeks

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