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Telemetry Tech.

Company: IBERIA MEDICAL CENTER
Location: New Iberia
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

Iberia Medical Center(IMC) in New Iberia, LA is looking for team members who will help advance ourvision to be the premier hospital of choice for patients, physicians andemployees. We've been caring for our community for over 60 years and offer manydiverse career paths. Our new employees experience opportunities to learn andgrow while caring for their families, friends and neighbors.IMC is currently hiring a Telemetry Tech., who under the general supervision of the Unit Directorand with the authority of the Director of Nursing, the telemetry technicianmonitors the cardiac rhythms of patients in CCU and the otherfloors/departments. Demonstratesknowledge and skills necessary to interpret the monitors based on relatedcriteria for the pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric population.EDUCATIONJob requires graduation from high school & current CPR certification (preferred); EKG Course preferred, however may be waived if employee is able to pass the pre-employment EKG interpretation exam with a minimum score of 80% to be considered for employment.TRAINING/EXPERIENCEJob requires no previous experience although related hospital experience is desired. The employee will complete an orientation program of sufficient duration and content to prepare them for their specific duties in the hospital before they administer direct patient care independently, but at least within thirty (30) days of their hire date. Computer experience is helpful, since job does involve some order entry into the computer.JOB KNOWLEDGEBasic EKG rhythm interpretation necessary. Computer knowledge helpful for order entry into computer. The job will require a certain degree of creative thinking and judgement, since decisions will have to be made on a variety of different patient EKG recordings. This job will require times where the telemetry tech. will have to notify nurses of the potential need for initiating immediate measures to counteract an unfavorable condition.PRINCIPLE TASKS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIESDemonstrates respect for patients andfamilies.Maintains and protects confidentialityregarding all aspects of patient care.With the patient and family,systematically and continually assesses the patient's health.Applies the nursing process to eachpatient and implements nursing actions.Identifies patient and family educationneeds and in collaboration with other disciplines initiates' education needsaccording to the age of the patient.Assesses, collaborates and coordinatesin planning of patient's discharge needs and readiness for discharge.Participates in departmental andhospital improvement plan.Functions as a positive role model forpeers and promotes a professional image of Iberia Medical Center.Maintains confidentiality, security, andintegrity of patient and organizational data.Consistently lives by Iberia Medical Center's Standards ofPerformance.Adheres to the Patient Safety Goals. IBERIA MEDICAL CENTER is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled

Keywords: IBERIA MEDICAL CENTER, Lafayette , Telemetry Tech., Other , New Iberia, Louisiana

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