Providence St. Joseph Health

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Providence Telemetry Technician/CNA in Missoula, Montana

Description:

Providence is calling a Telemetry Technician/Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) ( Cardiac/Respiratory , Days, 0.9 FTE) to St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessib le for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Apply patient identification and allergy bands.

  • Complete accurate intake and output.

  • Complete and document personal inventory on newly admitted patient and places their belonging in the locked cupboard.

  • Contribute to the assessment of the patient by collecting information for analysis by an RN.

  • Give complete and accurate report to licensed staff upon completion of tasks and duties.

  • Obtain and record height and weight.

  • Orient patient and family to call lights and unit routines. Answer patient calls promptly.

  • Continually observes monitor screens. Maintain alarm parameters per policy.

  • Reports panic values appropriately to RN.

  • Identifies age appropriate differences in rhythm.

  • Institutes and discontinues telemetry using proper care of equipment.

  • Reports any change in rhythm promptly to responsible nurse.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School diploma or General Equivalency Degree (GED)

  • Successful completion of an orientation program or equivalent experience

  • Current CNA certification in Montana

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from the following authorized governing bodies: American Heart Association (AHA) - (BLS Provider), American Red Cross (ARC) - (BLS for Health Care Provider), or Military Training Network (MTN) – (Healthcare Provider) upon hire

  • CRAT 2 (Certified Rhythm Analyst Technician 2) required within 6 months of hire. CRAT 2 certification must be from the following authorized governing body: Cardiovascular Credentialing International

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Presents in-services or other educational offerings as assigned

  • Telemetry experience

  • Background in medical terminology, anatomy and physiology

About the hospital you will serve.

St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana has more than 250 licensed beds and serves patients from 17 counties. We have been recognized as a Thomson Reuters Top 100 Hospital and among many other awards, have earned the Premier Award for Quality award repeatedly. Missoula is halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Park. It is a university city of 65,000, surrounded by big sky, scenic mountains, forests and renowned rivers.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: EKG and Monitor Techs

Location: Montana-Missoula

Req ID: 275264

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