TELEMETRY TECHNICIAN - Telemetry in San Diego, CA at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

Date Posted: 11/1/2018

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Telemetry Technician – Telemetry – Scripps La Jolla
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 Memorial Hospital La Jolla has been one of Southern California’s premier medical centers for more than 90 years. Scripps La Jolla was ranked No. 1 by U.S. News & World Report for the San Diego region and among the best in the nation in eight specialties.  We are consistently recognized for quality patient care and we were the first hospital in San Diego to be designated a Magnet Hospital by the American Nursing Association for excellence in patient care.

The Telemetry Technician works under the supervision and direction of the Manager and/or Charge Nurse. The Telemetry Technician observes patients' cardiac monitoring and reports rhythm changes and arrhythmia's to primary nurse and/or charge nurse; documents arrhythmia's and records rhythm strips and other data per policy; maintains telemetry equipment; performs 12 lead EKG's; and performs clerical duties as directed by charge nurse and/or Manager. Maintains own competency and mandatory education requirements. Demonstrates ability to perform competencies as outlined in the Telemtry Competency Assessment tools. Demonstrates age-specific care as established for area and job title.
This is a Night Shift, Full Time (0.9 FTE - 72 hours per pay period) position.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Able to speak, read and follow instructions in English.
  • ECG/EKG - Basic Arrhythmia Certification.
  • 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.
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.