Job Description

Payroll Title:
TELEMETRY TCHN
Department:
HILLCREST CRIT CARE SUP SVCS
Hiring Pay Scale
$23.92 - $29.73 / Hour
Worksite:
Hillcrest Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
90%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
4
Work Schedule:
Variable, Sunday - Saturday

#124236 Telemetry Monitoring Tech - Medical ICU

Extended Deadline: Wed 9/27/2023

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 7/24/23 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 8/3/23. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

Under the supervision of the on-duty charge nurse, the hospital telemetry technician carries out dysrhythmia monitoring responsibilities. As needed, the hospital telemetry assistant will participate in other patient care-related duties within the unit under supervision. The telemetry technician will call for additional assistance as needed.

This dual hybrid position requires direct patient care and remote cardiac monitoring and rhythm interpretation. Duties include assisting with bathing, performing routine skin care, and additional care as directed by the RN. Observes patient, preventing them from pulling out medical tubes/equipment. Prevents patients from harming themselves. Observe the patient's cardiac rhythm, report all variances to the nursing staff, and document rhythm strips.

10 West ICU is a 13-bed mixed Medical ICU/Coronary Contained Unit specializes in Pre-Cardiac Transplants, Congestive Heart Failure, Acute MI, CRRT, neurological patients and complex ventilation using the latest equipment and technologies. The unit is actively involved in promoting community health.

Hiring a total of 4 candidates: 2 for day shift and 2 for night shift.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Successful completion of a Telemetry ECG technician program.

  • BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.Recent Telemetry Technician experience.

  • A passing score on ICU Telemetry Exam (to be completed during the interview process if selected).

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills when interacting with all levels of staff and patients.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • One (1+) or more years of Telemetry Tech experience.
  • Previous patient care experience.
  • Recent acute care CNA experience is highly preferred.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
  • Hiring a total of 4 candidates: 2 for day shift and 2 for night shift.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $49,945 - $62,076 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $23.92 - $29.73

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).


Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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