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Cardiac Telemetry Technician

UChicago Medicine Harvey, IL

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

UChicago Medicine is seeking to hire a Cardiac Telemetry Technician (CTT) for our Telemetry Hub Department in Harvey, Illinois! We are offering a sign-on bonus for this position!

The Cardiac Telemetry Technician (CTT) works under the supervision and direction of a registered nurse. The CTT observes electrocardiogram (ECG) tracings on monitored patients, reports rhythm changes and arrhythmias to the registered nurse caring for the patient, activates Rapid Response Team (RRT) and/or the physician if needed, documents rhythms and arrhythmias, and records rhythm strips and other data per policy.

Essential Job Functions

  • Continuous monitoring, documentation and communication of electrocardiogram tracings on monitored patients
  • Recognizes, identifies, analyzes, and documents arrhythmias, abnormal cardiac rhythms, rhythm changes and promptly reports changes to the registered nurse
  • Enters patient data into arrhythmia computer system
  • Sets alarm limits according to alarm parameter guidelines
  • Admits, uses standby mode, and discharges patient to the monitoring system according to policy
  • Configures individualization of the arrhythmia alarm as directed. Initiates telemetry documentation system
  • Observes placement of monitoring leads for optimal signal
  • Documents rhythm, heart rate, and intervals per policy
  • Validates yellow and red level alarms and takes appropriate steps
  • Notifies the nurse if this is a new alarm or change for the patient
  • Reviews trends and alarm history every two (2) hours and documents per policy
  • Troubleshoots central station, monitors, transmitters and patient cables
  • Performs shift checks of printer and strip recorder and other associated equipment
  • Ensures that all equipment is adequately maintained. Arranges repairs as necessary. Maintains equipment logs

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Current basic life support (BLS) healthcare provider certification (American Heart Association).
  • Basic familiarity with computers. Ability to navigate at a basic level within web-based applications and Microsoft Office.
  • Upon hire, successful completion of the University of Chicago electrocardiogram (ECG) course and validation test.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified Cardiographic Technician strongly Preferred
  • One year of work experience 
  • Knowledge of medical terminology 

Position Details

  • Job Type/FTE: Full-time (0.9) ; 12-hour shifts
  • Shift: Days 7:00am-7:00pm 
  • Unit/Department: Telemetry Hub
  • CBA Code: Non-Union
  • No Visa Sponsorship Available

In this role, we anticipate that you will generally work approximately  36 hours per week. We anticipate that you will generally be scheduled to work 12hr shift, from approximately 7am- 7pm and will not be scheduled for on-call shifts. The days of the week that you are scheduled will vary depending on the week, but we anticipate that you will be scheduled to work on weekends (Saturday and/or Sunday) only every other week.

 

Must comply with UCMC’s COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire.

 

Why Join Us

We’ve been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment… with patients and with each other. We’re in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you’d like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we’re doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion.

Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront, 

 The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics. 

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Why Join Us:

We’ve been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment... with patients and with each other. We’re in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you’d like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we’re doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion
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Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront,

University of Chicago Medicine is growing; discover how you can be a part of this pursuit of excellence at: www.uchospitals.edu/jobs

The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.

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Why Join Us: We’ve been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment... with patients and with each other. We’re in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you’d like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we’re doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront, University of Chicago Medicine is growing; discover how you can be a part of this pursuit of excellence at: www.uchospitals.edu/jobs The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.

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