Monitor Tech-Central Telemetry - .9 7p-7a
Company: Advocate Health Care
Location: Oak Lawn
Posted on: January 10, 2022
As part of Advocate Aurora Health, Advocate Childrens Hospital
is the largest network provider of pediatric services in Illinois
and among the top 10 in the nation. The two main Chicago
Metropolitan region campuses are located in Oak Lawn in the
southwest and Park Ridge in the northwest. Additional services are
accessible at other Advocate hospitals throughout the state.
Advocate Childrens Hospital serves as a major referral center for
infants and children. Through a special, wholistic approach,
Advocate Childrens Hospital combines some of the countrys most
respected medical talent with exceptional and compassionate care.
In fact, the childrens hospital has been recognized by U.S. News &
World Report as one of the nations leaders in pediatric cardiology
and neonatology, and numerous physicians on staff here have been
recognized among the Top Doctors regionally and nationally in their
field. The hospital is staffed by more than 400 pediatricians and
230 pediatric subspecialists, who offer a wide range of specialized
services for children.Position Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalent plus
EMT-P or paramedic
Functioned as MT or EMT-P
Ability to interpret basic EKG rhythm.
12 months of arrhythmia interpretation (preferred).
Successful completion of Basic EKG exam prior to hire.
Must be flexible in order to meet staffing requirements
Must work alternate weekends and holidays as scheduled, 8 or 12
Will work with electrical equipment, cleaning solutions.
May interact with patients who may have infectious disease
Must have good visual acuity necessary to see EKG rhythms.
Must be able to communicate verbally.
Must be able to hear alarms.
If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the
following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting
requirement effective 06/01/2015. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds
without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when
patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling
equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other
associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement
situations will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.
To observe, interpret, and document cardiac rhythms as seen on the
centralized telemetry EKG monitors and to ensure prompt
interpretation and notification of changes in heart rhythm to the
appropriate staff, under the direct supervision of the arrhythmia
Continuously monitor and interpret EKGs of patients on
Orient new personnel to operation of the monitoring/arrhythmia
system, as well as review interpretation of rhythm strips
Participation in performance improvement initiatives as
Maintain equipment and supplies
Maintain equipment and supplies
About Advocate Health CareAdvocate Health Care, named among the
nations Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven
Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the
largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates
more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass
11 acute care hospitals, the states largest integrated childrens
network, the states largest emergency and Level I trauma network,
one of the areas largest home health care companies, and the
regions largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching
hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system
affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the
United Church of Christ.
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