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Unit Secretary & Telemetry Technician

Summary

AMG Specialty Hospital – Zachary is seeking a Full-Time Unit Secretary & Telemetry Technician for night shifts.  CNA certification required!  This employee will assist patients with activities of daily living, provides basic nursing care to non-acutely ill patients and assists in the maintenance of a safe and clean environment under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse in charge of the team and/or unit. Accurately interprets cardiac rhythm strips every 4 hours including rate, rhythm, PR interval, QRS, QT, signature, and title.  Immediately reports changes in patient’s rhythm to Primary Care Nurse.  Posts copy of rhythm change in the patients record.  Documents arrhythmias and/or change in cardiac rhythm on the report sheet and gives complete/accurate report to the oncoming technician.  Properly operates monitor system.  Properly operates speaker system and phone system.  Continuously runs a strip during a code blue.  Properly completes emergency calls for staff.  Tracks monitored patients at all times.  Keeps charts prepped with labeled rhythm strips.  Maintains nutritional supplies.  Counts prior to ordering and maintains pre-set par limits.  Keep patient label book up to date.  Places completed rhythm sheets in patient charts. Provides indirect patient care in the medical-surgical setting.  Meets the communication needs of the patient/family, departmental staff and medical staff.  Prepares and compiles records in the Medical-Surgical Unit.  Initiates directions from physician and nursing staff.  Participates in performance improvement activities.  Maintains regulatory agency requirements, nursing, and hospital policies and procedures and standards.  Performs other duties as needed or directed by supervisor.

Shift Differentials are paid for Night and Weekend Shifts!!

For Full-Time employees, a comprehensive package is offered including competitive pay, direct deposit, medical insurance, dental insurance, long term disability insurance, life insurance, AD&D insurance, vision insurance, multiple voluntary insurance options, paid holidays, paid vacation time, paid sick time, optional credit union membership, cellular discount options, free uniform scrub after 90 days of employment, and 401(k) retirement plan with company contribution.

Job Requirements

  • High school graduate or equivalent (GED)
  • Current BLS certification
  • Successful completion of Basic EKG Monitoring Course
  • Successful completion of a Certified Nursing Assistant program
  • Previous experience in rhythm interpretation, previous experience as a Telemetry Technician preferred
  • Knowledge of monitoring equipment
  • Ability to read and communicate effectively in English
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Knowledge of medical terminology

About Us

AMG Specialty Hospital – Zachary is a Long-Term Acute Care hospital facility that specializes in the management of complex medical needs.

Our mission is to return patients to their optimal level of well-being in the least restrictive medical environment. We accomplish this through a multi-disciplined approach that includes aggressive clinical and therapeutic interventions, as well as family involvement. Our high staff-to-patient ratio ensures individualized attention. Our nurses, therapists, and physicians work with each patient to obtain the best possible outcomes.

AMG Specialty Hospital – Zachary is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Category: Nursing
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Location: LA-Zachary
Facility Type: Long Term Acute Care
Shift Type (Clinical Positions): Night Shift

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