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.
Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.
Previous telemetry or patient care experience preferred.
Primary Location: Hardeeville, South Carolina
Facility: Coastal Carolina Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Nights
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005013674
About Coastal Carolina Hospital
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.
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