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Telemetry Unit Coordinator

St. Francis Regional Medical Center

St. Francis Regional Medical Center

Shakopee, MN, USA
Posted on Tuesday, November 7, 2023

Number of Job Openings Available:


Date Posted:

November 06, 2023

Posting Expiration Date:

November 14, 2023


46003209 Patient Care Support Services


Permanent Nights (United States of America)

Shift Length:

12 hour shift

Hours Per Week:


Union Contract:

SEIU-4-St Francis Service and Maintenance

Weekend Rotation:

Every 3rd

Job Summary:

The Health Monitoring Coordinator monitors telemetry rhythms and related equipment and performs a wide variety of unit coordination and compliance related functions to facilitate and support the unit’s operations.

Key Position Details:

  • 0.75 FTE; 12-hour shifts (7pm-7:30am); Every third weekend rotation to include Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

  • Telemetry tech experience preferred.

Job Description:

Principle Responsibilities

  • Monitors telemetry rhythms and Oxinet equipment.
    • Correctly identifies rhythms and measures electrocardiogram (ECG) intervals.
    • Communicates with RN staff of any change in telemetry or oxinet.
    • Manages telemetry equipment (cleaning, log repairs, box counts).
  • Performs coordination activities for the unit.
    • Prioritizes work to meet healthcare providers requests.
    • Completes Admission/Discharge/Transfer (ADT) functions per Excellian (electronic medical record) Workflow.
    • Enters accurate accommodation codes and patient billing charges into Excellian.
    • Maintains organized reports as delegated.
    • Updates provider consults throughout the shift.
    • Ensures work stations environment meets standards for cleanliness, safeness and presents a professional atmosphere.
    • Orders, validates and stores supplies and patient education materials.
    • Performs filings, mail and email distributions, copies, scanning and faxing functions per unit protocol.
    • Assembles and organizes patient charts.
  • Delivers excellent customer service and communications to patients.
    • Answers phones and call lights in a timely manner, forwarding calls or information to the appropriate staff.
    • Demonstrates courteous, responsive and timely communication with customers .
    • Communicates with the Healthcare team and leaders to ensure effective working relationships.
    • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age with education and/or experience needed to meet required functional competencies as listed on the job description, and High school diploma or GED preferred
  • Associate's or Vocational degree Health Unit Coordinator preferred
  • 0 to 2 years as a Health Unit Coordinator (HUC), Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Certified Medical Assistant (CME), or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • Current Basic Identification ECG, required to pass test within 90 days

Physical Demands
Light Work:
Lifting weight Up to 20 lbs. occasionally, Up to 10 lbs. frequently