Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian
Newport Beach California

The TT/CC maintains constant monitoring of electrocardiogram and SPO2 monitoring for designated patients for the assigned unit throughout the entire shift, recognizing changes in electrocardiogram and informing RN’s of changes. The Telemetry Technician/Clerical Coordinator (TT/CC) is responsible for creating a Patient Centered Care environment using the Own it Declarations for the clinical unit. The

TT/CC works as a part of the patient care team to maintain organization within the clinical station, answering telephones and patient call lights promptly, greeting and assisting patients, hospital visitors and members of the healthcare team. The TT/CC performs some clerical functions including organizing the clinical station as well as monitoring electronic orders for STAT and ASAP CPOE orders, verified orders and assists with follow-up notification as needed.


Essential Functions:

  • Independently identifies cardiac rhythm and documents ECG measurements.
  • Promotes patient safety by ensuring monitor alarms are kept on with the appropriate alarm limits.
  • Immediately identifies abnormal ECG rhythms and changes in rhythms and validates findings with appropriate parties.
  • Independently identifies cardiac rhythm and documents alarming ECG measurements.
  • Identifies and communicates to RN changes in respiratory status on cardiac monitor: increased / decreased respiratory rate, decreased oxygen saturation and apnea alarms.
  • Promotes patient safety by ensuring monitor alarms are kept on with the appropriate alarm limits as directed by RN.
  • Immediately identifies abnormal ECG rhythms, changes in rhythms, and blood pressure outside of set parameters communicating and validating findings to the RN.
  • Maintains and updates pertinent patient information on the cardiac monitoring station and TCC log sheet
  • (Medical Record Number and individual alarm parameters).
  • Answers all incoming phone calls.
  • Communicates alarm situations and unexpected changes in ECG and SPO2 monitoring to RN and documents TCC log sheet and where pertinent on the cardiac monitoring station.
  • Performs other department quality audits as assigned.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements:

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Completion of basic arrhythmia course and successfully passed ECG test
  • Demonstrates effective communication, interpersonal skills, knowledge of proper body mechanics, safety measures and infection control, ability to follow instructions

Job Preferences:

  • Recent experience as a Telemetry Technician/CC, preferably in an acute healthcare environment
  • Completion of a Clerical Coordinator course including medical terminology
  • Knowledge of section specific test information and instrumentation


Basic Qualifications