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TELEMETRY MONITORING TECH in San Diego, CA at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas

Date Posted: 11/15/2018

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Telemetry Technician – Telemetry – Scripps Encinitas
At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support and respect of a hospital system that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to Work. You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.
Scripps Encinitas is a 169 bed hospital with multiple Medical Surgical and Telemetry units. Here you will experience close-knit teams that work hard and put patient care first. We offer a great work life balance, a spectacular climate, a beach location and plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy all year round. Join Scripps and enjoy the family atmosphere, not to mention the beach which is right outside the windows!
Responsible for monitoring patients on cardiac and/or SPO2 (continuous oxygen saturation) via telemetry equipment.  This may include monitoring patients when transporting to and from procedures/units.  Interprets cardiac rhythms/SPO2 and reports changes to the RN.  Able to prioritize notification to the RN based on emergent patient care needs.  Identifies and maintains integrity of the telemetry system and reports all malfunctions and needed adjustments. Responsible for printing telemetry strips and documenting per unit standards. May be responsible for placing patient on cardiac/SPO2 monitor, change batteries, and set up leads. May perform clerical and other duties as requested per unit standard.

This is a 12 hour, varied shift (days/nights) position.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Able to speak, read and follow instructions in English.
  • American Heart Association BLS for Health Care Provider
  • High School graduate or equivalent preferred.
  • Successful completion of Scripps Health EKG Examination (during interview).
Preferred Qualifications:
  •  Basic Computer skills preferred.
  • ECG/EKG - Basic Arrhythmia Certification
  • 6 months of Cardiac Monitoring experience
  • Completion of formal telemetry training which may include a class or online course
Scripps Health is repeatedly named on the Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for, only San Diego-based Company and Becker’s Healthcare Top Hospitals. Scripps Health offers a robust Total Rewards Program designed to compensate and motivate you throughout your career. Scripps Health Total Rewards Program includes a broad range of plans and programs including market competitive pay and performance incentives, health and wellness benefits, financial wellness benefits, work-life resources, learning and development opportunities, and rewards and recognition. Unlock your potential with Scripps Health today.
Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.