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TELEMETRY/MONITORING TECHNICIAN in San Diego, CA at Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego

Date Posted: 11/15/2018

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Job Description

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect 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 Mercy Hospital San Diego is located in the heart of Hillcrest, and is a level 1 trauma center that provides medical expertise, leading-edge technology and a very special style of care. In 2018, Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego was ranked as “high performing” by U.S. News & World Report, in nephrology.   
 
We invite you to join our highly engaged team of Telemetry/Monitoring Technicians, where you will thrive in an environment that supports learning and teamwork.  This position is 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 casual/per diem position, with varied shifts.

Job Requirements

Required Education/Experience/Specialized Skills:
  • Must successfully complete the Scripps Health EKG Examination during interview process.
 
Required Certification/Registration:
  • American Heart Association BLS for Health Care Providers
 
Preferred Education/Experience/Specialized Skills/Certification:
  • Completion of formal telemetry training which may include; a class or online course, Electrocardiogram (EKG) or Arrhythmia Certification course or completion of a Paramedic, Cardio-Vascular, EMT, MD or RN program, or other cardiac related programs.
  • 6 months of Cardiac Monitoring experience.
  • Basic Arrhythmia Certification


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.