LHC Group UNIT SECRETARY/TELEMETRY TECHNICIAN in West Monroe, Louisiana

Overview

The Unit Secretary/Monitor Technician is responsible for coordinating all activities in the nurses' station related to patient care as follows: answer telephones and call lights; maintain patient charts; interact with physicians, staff, patients, and visitors. The Unit Secretary/Monitor technician must have a pleasant personality, good telephone skills, be able to clearly enunciate words and have exceptional organizational skills. This employee must have good time management skills and be able to multi-task. This employee is responsible for monitoring the heart rhythm pattern of patients to detect abnormal pattern variances, using cardiac monitoring equipment. The Unit Secretary/Monitor Technician (Tech) observes the screen of the cardiac monitor and listens for alarms to identify abnormal variation in heart rhythm. This employee is responsible for notifying nursing of any lethal arrhythmias or alarms.

This is a PRN position

LHC Group is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people.

Additional Details

Our company, a part of LHC Group, is currently seeking clinicians/professionals that want to join our team to help improve the well being of our patients and their families.

89% of our 380 locations have a 4.5 star rating or greater, and we are helping drive better outcomes for our patients nationwide.

If you're seeking a unique opportunity to take your career to the next level, it just arrived!

  • Do you want to be rewarded for your hard work?

  • Do you desire to make a difference providing quality care?

  • Do you want to be part of a family and not just an employee?

  • Flexible schedule for field clinicians

  • Competitive pay

LHC Group is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home.

Qualifications

Formal Education : High School Diploma or equivalent

Experience : Less than 6 months

License, Registration, and / or Certification Requirement : No

Education Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

Experience Desired

  • Working knowledge of medical terminology and experience in a healthcare setting preferred

License Desired

  • CPR Certification preferred

Skill Requirements

  • Excellent verbal communication skills.

  • Basic computer skills required

  • Basic EKG monitoring skills

  • General clerical and organizational skills required

  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills

  • Ability to remain focused and maintain concentration over extended period of time. Ability to quickly make decisions to report patient condition with minimal supervision.

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Location : Facility Name Louisiana Extended Care Hospital of West Monroe

Requisition ID 2018-41609

Location : Postal Code 71291

Position Type PRN

Work Schedule Days

CATEGORY ADMINISTRATIVE

Location : City West Monroe

Location : State/Province LA

An equal opportunity employer

LHC Group is an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status or any other legally protected status. To learn more about the opportunities for you with LHC Group and our affiliates, contact one of our Human Resources team members at 1.866.LHC.Group.

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