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CommonSpirit Health Monitor Tech - Centralized Telemetry in DES MOINES, Iowa

Overview

MercyOne Central Iowa operates four not-for-profit, Catholic medical centers in Des Moines, West Des Moines, Newton and Centerville and two specialty hospitals – MercyOne Children’s Hospital in Des Moines and MercyOne Rehabilitation Hospital in Clive (965 beds total) – along with more than 20 additional facilities that house more than 50 primary care, pediatric, internal medicine and specialty clinics. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1893, MercyOne Central Iowa has the longest continually operating hospital in Des Moines and is also one of the largest employers in the state, with more than 7,000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,000 physicians and allied health associates. MercyOne Central Iowa is a member of MercyOne, which was founded in 1998 through a collaboration between CommonSpirit Health and Trinity Health – two of the country’s foremost, not-for-profit Catholic health organizations. MercyOne has more than 20,000 colleagues in Iowa and surrounding states.

MercyOne also provides you with the quality care you provide to others. We care about our employees well-being and offer benefits that complement work/life balance.

We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:

  • Care@Work program supporting any child care, pet care, or adult dependent needs

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development

  • Matching Retirement Programs

  • Wellness Program

Responsibilities

GENERAL SUMMARY :

Observes cardiac monitors for changes in cardiac rhythm and communicates this to the nurse caring for the patient of diverse ages. Documents cardiac status appropriately.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :

  • Monitors cardiac rhythms on telemetry units.

  • Obtain and interpret rhythm strips reporting identified changes.

  • Performs clerical duties (i.e., maintenance of rhythm strips in the patient record, answering phones, intercom, notify the assigned nurse).

  • Maintains telemetry supplies (i.e., paper, batteries, patches, and pouches).

  • Maintains knowledge of telemetry equipment set-up, maintenance and use.

  • Works rotating shifts, weekends and holidays, as scheduled.

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS :

  • Effectively assumes job responsibilities of nursing communication secretary during absence.

Qualifications

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED :

  • High School Diploma or GED required and 18 years of age.

  • Previous health care experience, including monitor experience, desired. Successful completion of monitor class.

  • Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served within three (3) months of hire.

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Requisition ID 2021-168726

Employment Type Part Time

Department Telemetry Monitoring

Hours / Pay Period 40

Shift Night

Standard Hours Monday 11pm-7am and Tuesday 7pm-7am

Facility / Process Level : Name MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center

Location IA-DES MOINES

Equal Opportunity CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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