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Jennie Stuart Medical Center, Inc. Telemetry Tech-Full Time in Hopkinsville, Kentucky

Mandatory COVID-19 guideline:

As of March 15th, 2022, all onsite JSH employees must have received the necessary doses to complete the COVID-19 vaccine series (i.e., one dose of a single-dose vaccine or all doses of a multiple vaccine series) or have been granted a qualifying exemption, or are identified as having a temporary delay as recommended by the CDC. New hires also will be required to comply with this requirement before working onsite at any JSH facility.

• Identify characteristics of a good ECG signal.

• Identifies "yellow" and "red" star alarms.

• Identify audible and visual alarm indicators.

• Silence an alarms.

• Adjust arrhythmia alarms.

• View, record, print, and delete alarms in Alarm Review.

• Record and analyze patient's ECG strip Q4 hrs and with any significant changes is rate or rhythm.

• Documents Rhythm, Rate, PR Interval, QRS/QT, Ectopy or Artifact, sends analysis of strips to floor Q4 hrs.

• Telephones the Charge Nurse with a general report Q4 hrs.

• Documents report at the top of page before EKG tracing are sent to floor.

• Assists in modification of plan based on pt's response.

• Provides health care at the best value without compromising pt care.

• Measures and records VS, appropriately including Ht. and Wt.

• Obtains 12- lead EKG.

Required Skills

Minimum Education:

• High School Graduate or GED equivalent.

• Successful completion of Basic Arrhythmia Class and Competency/Skills Checklist.

Required Experience