Princeton Baptist Medical Center:Located in Birmingham, this hospital is equipped with 505 beds and serves 53,000 people for primary and emergency care. Princeton is accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer, and is committed to contributing to the future of health care through its clinical research and medical residency program. Princeton offers fast, life-saving response times for patients with chest pain or stroke symptoms; cardiology, including structural heart and valve care; orthopedics, including rehabilitation; psychiatric care; a comprehensive sleep center; and a Comprehensive Bariatrics Center, providing surgical and non-surgical weight-loss procedures.
Responsible for the set-up of telemetry on physician orders by ensuring proper placement of electrodes, running strips, and replacing batteries as needed.
Selects, sets-up, calibrates and adjusts monitoring equipment in accordance with physician orders.
Ensures continued proper functioning of equipment; troubleshoots equipment problems as identified.
Collects, transmits, and documents pertinent patient data to the Registered Nurse (RN) with correct interpretations and interval measurements on each patient at required intervals every shift and with any significant rhythm change.
Maintains current monitored patients in the system; confers with nursing staff to determine correct validation counts and alarm parameters for patients.
Reports alarms and changes of rhythm to RN staff.
Greets, screens and processes incoming unit/dept calls, patients, visitors and messages.
Transcribes physician orders, enters tests, and treatment requests into system.
Assembles and maintains patient medical records including posting of results.
Required: High school graduate or equivalent
Required: Successful completion of EKG class. Familiar with medical terminology.
Primary Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Facility: Princeton Baptist Med Ctr
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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