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Unit Clerk Telemetry Technician at AdventHealth Sebring Wauchula Lake Placid

Unit Clerk Telemetry Technician

AdventHealth Sebring Wauchula Lake Placid Lake Placid, FL Full Time


Unit Clerk Telemetry Technician AdventHealth Sebring

Location Address: 1210 US 27 N, Lake Placid, FL 33852

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Sebring

  • Faith Based & Mission driven Facility
  • Largest Employer in the County
  • Surrounded by beautiful Lakes, Golf Courses and Florida’s oldest State Park
  • Close knit community with a home town family feel
  • 2 hours to just about any beach on either Coast

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time- 12 hour shifts- Nights

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Accurately interprets rhythm, rate and morphology of strips.
  • Enters patient data into cardiac monitoring system, assures location of patient and monitor coincide.
  • Prepares and maintains patient record from admission to discharge through documentation of rhythm strips at predetermined intervals and with each change in rhythm.
  • Communicates changes in cardiac rhythm, rate or morphology promptly to the primary care nurse and/or charge nurse.
  • Recognizes need for and initiates Rapid Response / Code Blue timely and accurately.
  • Maintains responsibility for monitoring equipment Manages unit supplies, activities, time, and other resources in a cost effective manner to reduce waste and unnecessary expenditures.
  • Follows infection control standards with telemetry packs.
  • Assures telemetry hardware is cleaned and returned to assigned location.
  • Remains at the Telemetry monitoring station at all times unless handoff completed to another qualified staff member who assumes coverage with primary responsibility for telemetry monitoring duties.

What You Will Need:

  • Minimum of a High School diploma or equivalent
  • Prior completion of Basic EKG course with passing certificate / or certificate of completion prior to end of 90-day orientation
  • BLS -condition of employment
  • CPI within 6 months of employment (Emergency Department and Behavioral Health Units only)

Job Summary:

The Unit Clerk / Telemetry technician is a dual function position with the Primary responsibility to observe cardiac rhythms using a central monitoring system and the prompt reporting changes in cardiac rhythm to primary nurse and/or charge nurse.  Secondarily, this position provides secretarial duties for the smooth running of the assigned patient care unit in accordance with the Hospitals' mission, physicians and patient expectations.  All other duties are tertiary to the Primary and Secondary duties outlined herein.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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  • Telemetry
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  • Infection Control
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