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Centralized Telemetry Supervisor - Barnes Jewish Hospital

Saint Louis, MO
Clinical Services and Support


Job Description

Job ID: 1178386
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Centralized Telemetry, a department in which trained monitor technicians observe and analyze various heart rhythms of patients who are admitted to the Centralized Telemetry Monitoring system. Technicians monitor patients within BJH North and South, as well as, BJ West County. Constant communication with nursing staff regarding changes in rhythm status is key to patient care. Technicians will call CODES if lethal rhythms are detected for patient safety and positive outcome of patient condition


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Role Purpose

The Centralized Telemetry Supervisor is responsible to the Telemetry Manager and all HSO patients across BJC (excluding IL hospitals). Assists Centralized Telemetry manager in daily operations management, including hiring, supervision and mentoring staff; preparing, maintaining and updating employee schedules, troubleshooting technical and employee relations issues; assists training coordinator with onboarding, orientation, and quality control; assists manager with budgetary and financial analysis and reporting.


Responsibilities

  • Manages individual(s) including but not limited to: hires, trains, assigns work, manages & evaluates performance, conducts professional development plans. Ensures that the productivity and actions of that group meet/support the overall operational goals of the department as established by department leadership.
  • May participate in the development of departmental staffing, revenue and/or expense budgets and having direct responsibility for adhering to those goals. This includes responding to changes in the business which may affect the ability to achieve the budget goals.
  • Assists with researching, evaluating, selecting and implementing systems which improve efficiency of work unit operations.
  • Assists manager with regulatory compliance and budgetary /revenue goals for department. Manages daily billing to capture revenue for patients being monitored for fewer than 12 – 24 hours. Monitors equipment inventory and usage; order supplies as needed for continuity of care and safety.
  • Builds relationships with other departments to ensure continuity and quality of patient care. Conduit between nursing staff and Monitor Technicians to resolve conflicts and elevate status and relationships of Monitor Technicians with nursing staff. Resolves critical issues and emergencies in absence of manager.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED
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    Experience

  • 2-5 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • 2-5 years

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer