Telemetry Tech PRN

SCL Health
Wheat Ridge, CO
Post Date:
December 02, 2021
Job Status:




You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Patient Care Technician / Telemetry Technician- PRN.


Youre ready to roll up your sleeves. Eager to ask questions. And willing to go above and beyond to ease a patients pain.


Youre great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.






Lutheran Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 249-bed community-based hospital provides comprehensive, specialty care to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other. Dating back to 1905, we are proud of the rich history and inspiring mission our hospital has embodied for over 110 years.


Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.






Together well align mission and careers, values and workplace. Well encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.


Well laugh at each others jokes (even the bad ones). Well hello and high five. Well celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.


Were proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.




Your day.


As a PCT / Telemetry Tech you need to know how to:

  • Respond to patient care needs by answering call lights, assisting patients with hygiene care, obtaining vital signs, and communicating constructively, effectively and timely with members of the care team.
  • Perform 12-lead EKG duties commensurate with the level of training received and competency.
  • Perform wound care, stoma care, and specimen collection.
  • Perform equipment and tube care/management e.g. JPs, hemovacs and nasogastric tubes, and Foley removal.
  • Assist with patient transfers, admissions and discharges as directed and in compliance with the principles of safe patient handling.
  • Order and maintain office and patient care floor stock/supplies.
  • Perform the duties of unit secretary. Maintain patient charts, respond to phone calls, maintain daily assignment board, provide equipment care/cleaning, perform errands associated with patient care and provide accurate information about the patient with interdisciplinary team.
  • Continuously monitor cardiac rhythm ensuring the patients' ECG is observed. Accurately interpret ECG rhythms and promptly report changes from baseline to register nurse. Recognize changes in ECG baseline and document findings patient chart to communicate ECG history for multiple discipline to review.
  • Measure ECG data; Rate, Rhythm, PR, QRS, QTC intervals correctly with minimal assistance. Account for telemetry packs determining each pack in use has an ECG rhythm associated with it.
  • Maintain specified telemetry equipment. Prepare telemetry ECG packs with new battery and ECG leads prior to patient admission. Clean telemetry ECG packs at patient discharge and allocate telemetry pack to correct storage space preparing ECG pack for the next patient. Implement crash cart check according to hospital policy at the start of each shift, ensuring availability of functional crash cart.
  • Maintain admission/discharge log book providing back up data base. Assist in tracking patient location when off telemetry monitoring for procedures, does not place monitor in standby mode during this time, communicate with RN when patients has returned ensuring ECG rhythm is visualized at central station. Provide interdisciplinary team with patient ECG data as requested to expedite delivery of patient care. Inform CNS, RN or CN when patient leads are off ensuring visualization of ECG rhythm at all times. Provide complete patient ECG history to on coming monitor technician ensuring continuity of care.



Your experience.


We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:

  • Successful completion of an accredited nursing assistant training program
  • Certification as a Nursing Assistant (CNA) in state of practice
  • Current BLS certification endorsed by the American Heart Association or the ability to obtain within 60 days of hire (with prior approval)


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • At least one (1) year of experience in a healthcare setting



Your next move.


Now that you know more about being a PCT / Telemetry Tech on our team we hope youll join us. At SCL Health youll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.




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