POSITION SUMMARY: Initiates, monitors, and discontinues telemetry monitoring of assigned patient population according to physician orders. Documents accurately and completely as required. Continuously watches cardiac monitors for changes or disturbance in rate or rhythm. Recognizes and reports all monitor alarm conditions to include life-threatening and lethal arrhythmias to appropriate nursing staff and escalates per policy if not addressed. Directs communication regarding telemetry monitoring with both nursing and ancillary units. Maintains telemetry log book, monitoring devices and all necessary supplies for the telemetry monitoring station.
Education and Training: 1. High School degree or equivalent required. 2. Successful completion of basic arrhythmia course within 90 days.
Experience: 1. Knowledge of medical terminology preferred. 2. Previous telemetry or patient care experience preferred.
Primary Location: Hardeeville, South Carolina
Facility: Coastal Carolina Hospital
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Rotate
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Internal Number: 2105025327
About Coastal Carolina Hospital
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.