York, PA | Nursing Support | Tracking Code: 83843

Central Monitoring Team Technician - Inpatient Central Monitoring Services - Evenings/Nights

Denise Schappell
Denise Schappell
Sr. Talent Acquisition Consultant
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May 18 In-Person Hiring Events
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
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May 25 In-Person Hiring Events
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
WellSpan Medical Group, York
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MAY
2022
In-Person Hiring Events -
Various Locations and Dates

Part Time (48 Hours Biweekly)

Evening/Night Shift (6:30 p.m. - 7:00 a.m.)

Every 3rd weekend, 1 major, 1 minor holiday per year

 

** Upon hire, candidate will be required to participate in WellSpan's rhythm recognition course.  Employment is contingent upon successfully completing the course and passing the exam within 3 months of hire.

 

Inpatient Central Monitoring Services (IP CMS) is a system-based, remote surveillance team that monitors ECG/EKGs, pulse oximetry, and other vital signs.  IP CMS also provides tele-sitting (video monitoring) services.  IP CMS is committed to standardizing and improving telemetry and video monitoring services to improve patient outcomes.

 

Job Description:

 

Under the direct supervision of the Central Monitoring Team Registered Nurse, uses cardiac rhythm patient monitoring software and related electronic health record, monitors patient cardiac rhythms and/or oxygen saturation and escalates issues identified to direct care providers in a timely way, as appropriate. Ensures that there is a direct care provider connection in communication for cardiac rhythms of concern and engagement in requested action. Provides Central Monitoring to other care categories, as required.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  1. Monitors patient cardiac rhythms. Responds in a timely way to alarms and communicates/reports dysrhythmias promptly to nursing staff.
  2. Documents patient rhythm strips, and all event associated communications with the highest quality.
  3. Maintains the telemetry log for each shift.
  4. Exercises professional levels of verbal and written communications.
  5. Enters and/or retrieves data from established computer files using knowledge of various computer applications designed for functions such as patient management, acuity, composer, etc.
  6. Serves as a knowledgeable resource for multiple applications (e.g., Epic, Epic workbench, etc.).
  7. Keeps current with system/application upgrades. Offers/provides assistance to others in navigating IS applications.
  8. Consults with appropriate clinical/nonclinical personnel to resolve issues.
  9. Communicates the patient electronic health record or other Central Monitoring Team forms in accordance with WSH policy/procedure and the Central Monitoring Team standard work, with reliable and high quality.
  10. Communicates change in the patient’s condition and other urgent information to the Central Monitoring Team Registered Nurse in a timely manner. Reports actual and potential problems concerning patients, families, staff and appropriate departments to the team members and the charge nurse/nurse manager.
  11. Communicates delay/difficulties in providing services or alteration of routine to the Central Monitoring Team Registered Nurse.
  12. Meets volume, timeliness and quality performance goals reliably.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Previous training in rhythm analysis and recognition training preferred
  • 3+ month’s experience in cardiac telemetry monitoring or EKG desired
  • Certified Rhythm Analysis Technician (CRAT) desired
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Advanced computer skills and ability to use various software applications in a Windows environment

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