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HERC: Metro New York & Southern Connecticut Telemetry Technician - Night Shift - Includes Weekend Hours in Stony Brook, New York

Employer Name: Stony Brook University

Telemetry Technician - Night Shift - Includes Weekend Hours Position Summary At Stony Brook Medicine, a Telemetry Technician is a valuable member of our healthcare team, who monitors all patients as assigned. The Telemetry Technician enters patient data into the telemonitoring system, documenting cardiac rhythms and will communicate to nurses and physicians of any changes that are deviant of the patient's document baseline rhythm. The Telemetry Technician discuss the patient's cardiac activity and the necessity of Telemetry monitoring with the RN, MD and during handoff. The Telemetry Technician will ensure all monitoring equipment is in good repair and communicate with the biomedical department. Qualified candidates will demonstrate strong cardiac monitoring skills and possess outstanding communication skills while adhering to our high standard of excellence. Duties of a Telemetry Technician in Telemetry may include the following but are not limited to: * Observe cardiac monitoring tracing of all patients on the telemetry and/or computerized monitoring system/remote telemetry units * Describes characteristics of ECG rhythm. Documents rhythm according to policy & procedure * Demonstrate proper lead placement/proper skin preparation to obtain clear, readable six seconds strips * Provides rhythm strips to RN's for interpretation and mounting on patient's chart; provides RN with initial rate/rhythm interpretation within thirty minutes of admission to a monitored bed * Maintains monitor log with rhythm interpretation and parameter changes, if needed * Provides report to relieving technician including any significant rate/rhythm changes on any patients or problems/concerns on any monitored patients; reviews all new admission with oncoming technician * Communicate any significant rate/rhythm changes to RN and charge nurse * Maintains optimal operation of monitoring equipment * Cleans cardiac monitoring equipment as per Infection Control and Biomedical engineering standards * Maintains a current inventory of monitoring equipment * Reviews with Biomedical Engineering certain repairs and upkeep of monitoring equipment * Ensures that sufficient monitoring supplies are available at all times Qualifications Required Qualifications: High school diploma/GED. At least 2 years of clinical experience. Basic computer skills. High level of attention to detail, ability to remain focused and attentive to vital health information on a computer screen for entire shift. Excellent interpersonal skills, high degree of professionalism and demonstrated track record of providing a high level of care and service to all. Preferred Qualifications : 3 or more years of Monitor/Telemetry Technician experience. EMS certification (EMT-Basic or Paramedic), Telemetry certification, and/or Certified Nursing Assistant certification strongly preferred. Please attach copies of all certifications/licenses to your submission as verification. Clinical experience in a Cardiac or ICU setting. Special Notes: Resume/CV should be included with the online application. In accordance with the New York State Department of Health (DOH) regulation that all hospitals and nursing homes "continuously require all personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19," Candidates who are not already partially vaccinated must obtain the first dose of the vaccine within three (3) calendar days of acceptance of conditional job offer and must obtain any subsequent doses in accordance with the vaccine protocol . Candidates who are partially vaccinated, but not yet fully vaccinated, must complete their vaccination series within three (3) calendar days of job offer or in accordance with vaccine manufacture protocol, whichever comes later. The regulation also includes those who may be affiliated with or interact with employees of a hospital or nursing home. The regulation allows for limited exemptions with reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable law. Posting Overview: This position will remain posted until filled or for a maximum of 90 days. An initial review of all applicants will occur two weeks from the posting date. Candidates are advised on the application that for full consideration, applications must be received before the initial review date (which is within two weeks of the posting date). If within the initial review no candidate was selected to fill the position posted, additional applications will be considered for the posted position; however, the posting will close once a finalist is identified, and at minimal, two weeks after the initial posting date. Please note, that if no candidate were identified and hired within 90 days from initial posting, the posting would close for review, and possibly reposted at a later date. Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises. All Hospital positions maybe subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair. This function/position maybe designated as "essential." This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services* Complete electronic reference check with a minimum of three (3) professional references. Successfully complete a 4-panel drug screen* Successfully complete a Background Check investigation. Provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer. * The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination. _____________________ Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws. If you need a disability-related accommodation, please call the University Office of Equity and Access at (631)632-6280. In accordance with the Title II Crime Awareness and Security Act a copy of our crime statistics can be viewed here . Visit our WHY WORK HERE page to learn about the total rewards we offer. Click here to find out why our Members of Our Staff Love Working Here? Job Number: 2202025 Official Job Title : TH CTS Cardiology Assistant Job Field : Allied Health Primary Location : US-NY-Stony Brook Department/Hiring Area : Telemetry Technicians Schedule : Full-time Shift : Night Shift Shift Hours : 11:00 PM - 7:30 AM Pass Days : Every Other Weekend, Variable Posting Start Date : Aug 4, 2022 Posting End Date : Nov 3, 2022, 3:59:00 AM Salary : $48,917 - $54,119 (includes annual, location, shift and incon pay) based on experience Salary Grade : SL1