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Hospital Unit Technician - Night Shift - UPMC Williamsport - Full-Time

  • Job ID: 210000RI
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Night Job
  • Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport
  • Department: CLINICAL RESOURCE TEAM
  • Location: 700 High Street, Williamsport PA 17701
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $15.58 to $23.38 / hour

Description

 

UPMC Williamsport has an opening for a Full-Time Hospital Unit Technician on the Clinical Resource Team. 


The Hospital Unit Technician provides clerical support for a patient care unit and can provide continuous cardiac monitoring for patients on telemetry.

Responsibilities:

 

  • PRACTICE: Interprets cardiac rhythm of patients on in- house telemetry. Identifies normal cardiac rhythms and recognizes basic arrhythmias. Reports changes outside stated parameters to the appropriate nursing unit immediately. Is alert and responsive to urgent and emergency situations acting within established guidelines; informs responsible persons in case of emergencies. Maintains and updates each patient monitor record in a consistent and timely manner. Provides safe patient care. Obtains accurate patient data. Reports patient findings timely with attention to detail. Responds appropriately to delegated duties.
  • COMMUNICATION: Manage patient medical records per policy, schedule appointments, communicate consults with correct specialty, effective inter- and intra-departmental communications such as answering phones, sorting mail and delivering messages, both written and oral. Interacts positively with patients, families, physicians, nursing staff and other disciplines. Identified as positive, approachable and is consistently respectful and team oriented. Obtain reports as requested, maintain admission and discharge data base information and provides clerical support to other nursing units Identifies and communicates patient information to the next shift and ensures effective handoff. Promotes a positive image.
  • ENVIRONMENT: Maintains clean and safe environment by establishing routine schedules for cleaning the Central Monitoring Room. Provides routine maintenance to the telemetry equipment and troubleshoots minor problems. Identifies problems and seeks resources to resolve problems within their control. Delivers correct telemetry reports to the appropriate nursing units. Files patient documents on the correct charts. Acquires and maintains supplies; stocks and organizes the Central Monitoring Room.
  • SERVICE EXCELLENCE: Display awareness of cultural diversity. Values patient's perception regarding care. Meets full range of customer needs. Actions demonstrate UPMC?s vision and demonstrates UPMC's commitment to Service Excellence by understanding the needs of patients, their families, physicians and co-workers and doing what is required the first time, every time by being responsible, sensitive, accurate, timely, coordinated and thorough.
  • EDUCATION: Instructs staff on nursing units to troubleshoot with minor problems (i. e. , lead placement). Identifies own learning needs and sets personal education goals. Aware of quality improvement issues on the unit and contributes appropriately

Qualifications

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • High School graduate (or completion of G.E.D.)
  • Completion of Telemetry/Arrhythmia Course.
  • Ability to provide total concentration on a number of monitors over an extended period of time.
  • Ability to interpret cardiac rhythm of patients on in-house telemetry.
  • Ability to respond to and communicate emergency situations.
  • Excellent customer service skills. Computer skills preferred, must be able to push, pull or lift equipment such as carts, boxes etc.



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