Unit Assistant Telemetry - Days

Location
Wichita, Kansas
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Jan 09, 2018
Closes
Jan 19, 2018
Ref
26330-18206
Specialty
Telemetry
Contract Type
Permanent

Full-time Days

One of the most experienced and comprehensive medical centers in Kansas! Wesley is the hospital of choice for thousands of people in Kansas and northern Oklahoma. Their preference for Wesley extends well beyond the high-quality medical services Wesley offers. It includes the spirit of intensive caring that inspires and guides everyone who works at Wesley Medical Center. Wesley Medical Center is an acute-care center licensed for 760 beds and 102 bassinets. As a leader in overall recommended care, Wesley treats more than 24,000 patients annually and delivers more than 6,000 babies - more than any hospital in a 13-state region. Wesley provides the most extensive emergency network in Wichita with the Wesley ER, Wesley West ER and Galichia ER. Founded in 1912 by a regional organization of the Methodist Church, Wesley has been an HCA facility since 1985. Wesley owns and operates Galichia Heart Hospital, WESLEYCare Clinics and the Pediatric Center of Kansas.

Position Summary:
 Functions as a Nurse Assistant, Unit Clerk and Monitor Tech, as determined by department needs. Performs individualized patient -focused care and technical tasks under the direct delegation of a registered nurse that are based on the developmental levels of the departments specific patient population. Assist patients with the activities of daily living utilizing a patient-centered approach. Serves as a patient advocate working in a collaborative manner with the interdisciplinary team.  Observe, interpret and maintain records of cardiac rhythms of patients on cardiac or telemetry monitoring. Continuously improves services and processes.  Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.Required 
Registration, 
Licensure 
or 
Certificationl Current Basic Life Support (BLS) verification course, as specified in policyl Successful completion of Dysrhythmia Exam within allotted timeframe, asspecified in policyPreferred
 Registration,
 Licensure
 or
 Certification
l NoneRequired 
Education 
or 
Experiencel Completion of one of the following four:l Completion of a nurse assistant training program; ORl Six months previous nurse assistant experience; ORl Emergency medical technician (EMT) experience; ORl Successful completion of the first semester of nursing school clinical, to include basic clinical skillsPreferred
 Education or Experience
l NoneRequired 
Knowledge 
and 
Skillsl Demonstrated ability to communicate effectivelyl Ability to perform clerical skills and proper phone etiquette

l Possess basic personal computer skills

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