Why Mayo Clinic
Medical Telemetry is a fast-paced 40-bed general and intermediate level care department. Primary patient populations include: Cardiac, Dialysis, COPD, CHF, Angiograms/Ablations/Pacemakers, and General Medical. The department provides care to patients with tracheostomies, ventilators, cardiac drips, and chest tubes.
The Medical Telemetry department is seeking highly motivated, organized, and adaptable individuals to become a part of their team. The department provides ample learning, growth, and development opportunities for staff.
Functions as an interdisciplinary team member to meet patient and family care needs. Communicates with health care team to assist in the care plan, interventions, and provision of a safe environment of care. The telemetry monitor technician monitors all patients on telemetry under the direct supervision of the RN. Takes responsibility indicative of professional expectations, under the supervision of a registered nurse and/or provider. Maintains regulatory requirements, nursing policies, procedures and standards. Communicates with physicians and team members about patient's rhythm and rhythm changes.
High School diploma required.
Medical background/experience is preferred for this position. Successful completion of basic rhythm interpretation course is required after hire.
Ability to read and communicate effectively in English. Demonstrates solution-oriented decision making and problem solving, utilizes excellent verbal and written communication, flexibility, team building, and displays honesty, respect, and trust in daily work. Basic computer knowledge.
License or certification
CRAT (Certified Rhythm Analysis Technician) National Certification required within one year of employment.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $18.27 per hour.
Hours / Pay period
This is a supplemental position, hours vary based off of department need. Will be scheduled at least 16 hours per 4 weeks, one shift will be on a weekend. Rotating shifts.
At least 1 weekend shift per 4 weeks. One holiday per year.
Eau Claire, with a metro area of 163,000 is home to the 11,000 students at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. Strong schools, low crime rate, and a reasonable cost of living may be expected. With an abundance of outdoor activities, Eau Claire was ranked #4 on the list of “Americas best towns” (Outside Magazine, 2015) The city also serves as the retail center for west central Wisconsin and the major metro area of Minneapolis/St. Paul is 90 minutes away. Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire is recognized as a Best Hospital in Northwestern Wisconsin and within the top 10 for Hospitals in Wisconsin (U.S. News & World Report, 2015-2016).
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