Telemetry Associate Emergency Full Time Evening Harper Hospital
Detroit Medical Center
 Detroit, MI

The primary responsibilities of the Telemetry Associate include assisting the medical and nursing staff in continuous monitoring of patient ECG rhythms and maintaining monitoring equipment. Initiates tracing if change occurs in patient rhythm and immediately alerts nursing personnel. Maintains and monitors rate limits and recognizes whether irregularity is due to change in patient rhythm or machine malfunction. Alerts repair personnel of machine malfunction. Under direct supervision, and according to established policies and procedures, performs a variety of clerical and receptionist duties for assigned patient care service or nursing unit. Operates on-line computer terminal to transcribe orders and enter/retrieve/correct patient information. [BRASSRING IMPORT 11/17/16]

Qualifications:

1. High school graduate or equivalent. 2. Previous hospital experience preferred. 3. Six months of prior job experience where substantial computer usage is significant part of job; OR 3 credit hours of computer classes in computer training (keyboarding, navigation, specific applications) or college program. Equivalent combination of coursework and experience. 4. Knowledge of medical terminology preferred (e.g., completion of medical terminology/transcription course or unit clerk/unit secretary classes, preferred). 5. Must be able to successfully complete three to four week program in basic cardiac arrythmia monitoring. [BRASSRING IMPORT 11/17/16]

Job: Laboratory and Clinical Technicians

Primary Location: Detroit, Michigan

Facility: DMC Harper University/Hutzel Women's Hospital

Job Type: Full-time

Shift Type: Evening