Unit Secretary/Telemetry Monitor Tech PRN Job Opening

Unit Secretary/Telemetry Monitor Tech PRN


Athens, Alabama
Category: Unit Clerk

North Alabama Specialty Hospital, in Athens, is hiring a PRN Unit Secretary / Telemetry Monitor Tech to 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 a 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!!

Contact us to learn more about joining our dynamic team and enjoy a flexible career with North Alabama Specialty Hospital!

Job Requirements

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

Company Overview

North Alabama Specialty Hospital located in Athens, Alabama is an acute care hospital 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. Learn more about the quality of care we provide by visiting our website at: www.amgnash.com .

North Alabama Specialty Hospital is an equal opportunity employer.