Monitor Tech (Pool) - DPH Centralized Telemetry (Varies) -req1498615118
Orlando HealthFull time Full day
Monitor Tech (Pool) - DPH Centralized Telemetry (Varies) -req1498615118 - Dr. P. Phillips Hospital
Orlando Health is a $3.4 billion not-for-profit healthcare organization and a community-based network of hospitals, physician practices and outpatient care centers across Central Florida. The organization is home to the area's only Level One Trauma Centers for adults and pediatrics, and is a statutory teaching hospital system that offers both specialty and community hospitals. More than 2,900 physicians have privileges across the system, which is also one of the area's largest employers with more than 20,000 employees who serve more than 112,000 inpatients, more than 2.4 million outpatients, and more than 10,000 international patients each year. Additionally, Orlando Health provides more than $450 million in total value to the community in the form of charity care, community benefit programs and services, community building activities and more. Additional information can be found at www.orlandohealth.com.
Dr. P. Phillips Hospital (formerly Orlando Regional Sand Lake Hospital) is a full-service medical/surgical facility serving the residents of Southwest Orange County and Orlando's growing tourist population. In addition to a highly qualified team of nurses, support staff and physicians, Dr. P. Phillips Hospital is equipped with the latest technology in diagnostic imaging, cardiovascular catheterization and angiography.
Specialize in Unparalleled Patient Care at Dr. P. Phillips Hospital. With an international reputation for highly specialized care and state-of-the-art medicine, Dr. P. Phillips Hospital is a 237-bed, full-service medical/surgical facility serving the needs of Southwest Orange County residents. In addition to being supported by a team of outstanding nurse leaders, top-quality support staff and world-renowned physicians, Dr. P. Phillips Hospital will take your skills and capabilities further with the latest tools and resources, as well as leading-edge technology in diagnostic imaging, cardiovascular catheterization and angiography. Here, we have built a reputation around solving complex challenges, hiring the best professionals and staff to lead our patients toward the best outcomes
Performs general care to patients in a manner that considers safety, comfort, and the therapeutic environment under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse (RN).
High school graduate or equivalent and:
Monitor Technician with prior related experience AND has passed an ECG competency assessment:
- Must pass Rhythm Test with grade of 84% or higher. If grade is below 84%, individual must take Orlando Health's basic ECG course and pass the exam within 60 days.
Monitor technician without previous related experience:
- Must take Orlando Health's basic ECG course and complete the Rhythm Test within 60 days with a pass rate of 84% or higher.
BLS/Health Care provider certification required.
Monitors and reviews patient information to determine baseline cardiac rhythm.
Demonstrates competency in telemetry lead placement for accurate cardiac rhythm analysis.
Analyzes cardiac rhythm and records measurements, calculations, and interpretation of patient record in accordance every 6 hours and PRN with established protocols.
Notifies Registered Nurse of cardiac rhythm or rhythm component changes and follows current escalation protocol.
Notifies Registered Nurse if patient off monitor and follows current escalation protocol.
Maintains current knowledge of the technical operation of the central monitoring station.
Maintains/checks high and low alarm settings on every telemetry patient each shift.
Gives/accepts shift reports to provide current patient information.
- Works with assigned nursing personnel to coordinate initiation and discontinuation of telemetry.