**Hours of Work :**
0645-1915 or 1915-0645
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**Job Description :**
In this highly technical, fast-paced, and challenging position, you'll collaborate with multidisciplinary team members to provide the very best care for our patients. The Telemetry Technician provides continual observation and documentation of electrocardiographic patterns of monitored patients. Technician correctly identifies, interprets, and reports heart rhythms and rates and notifies appropriate personnel of significant changes. Have the ability to responds appropriately to emergency situations by documenting rhythms during a code situation and notifying physicians and staff. Perform skilled clerical and receptionist duties.
Your Job Requirements:
• High school diploma, GED or equivalent work experience required
• Complete a basic dysrhythmia course with an acceptable score during orientation
• Complete an annual recertification course in basic dysrhythmia with an acceptable score
• At least 6 months related work experience.
Your Job Responsibilities:
• Communicate clearly and openly
• Build relationships to promote a collaborative environment
• Be accountable for your performance
• Always look for ways to improve the patient experience
• Take initiative for your professional growth
• Be engaged and eager to build a winning team
**Methodist Charlton Medical Center** is a 301-bed, full-service, teaching hospital that serves the communities of Cedar Hill, DeSoto, Duncanville, and Lancaster in southwestern Dallas County. With a new 40,000-square-foot, $71 million emergency department expansion in progress , our busy, growing hospital features a newly renovated intensive care unit and a Level III Advanced Trauma Center. Among other distinctions, we have been recognized for our interventional cardiology services including cardiac catheterization, electrophysiology, open heart surgery, and STEMI care; stroke care; hip and knee joint replacement services; women and children’s services; and more. Methodist Charlton strives to have a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve — one that is welcoming of the skills and talents of all groups. Our reputation as an award-winning employer shows in the honors we’ve earned:
+ Magnet®-designated hospital
+ Level III Advanced Trauma Facility
+ Grade A Hospital Safety Score from The Leapfrog Group®
+ Accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care
+ _Top Performer on Key Quality Measures_ ® by The Joint Commission for heart attack, heart failure, chest pain, stroke, pneumonia, surgery, perinatal care, and knee and hip joint replacement
+ Chest Pain – MI Registry™ Platinum Performance Achievement Award by the American Collage of Cardiology for excellence in heart attack care.
Our Care Commitments
+ Take Care of Patients
+ Take Care of Each Other
+ Take Care of Ourselves
+ Take Care of Methodist
Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of Methodist Health System (MHS) to select, develop, and promote employees based on individual ability and job performance. It has been, and will continue to be, the policy of MHS to provide equal employment opportunity to all people in all aspects of employer-employee relations without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, disability, marital status, genetic information or ancestry. This policy affects decisions including, but not limited to, an employee’s compensation, benefits, terms and conditions of employment, opportunities for promotion, training, development, transfer all other privileges of employment. MHS is committed to maintain a working environment free of intimidation, workplace discrimination and harassment. Retaliation or attempted retaliatory behavior that occurs as a result of an employee’s exercise of their rights under this policy or any other statutorily protected right is strictly prohibited and will be grounds for disciplinary action.