MemorialCare – Saddleback Medical Centers of excellence are renowned for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer, heart disease, stroke, pulmonary disease, orthopedics and diabetes; and for leadership in emergency medicine, critical care medicine, breast health, outpatient rehabilitation, advanced imaging, women’s health, geriatric care and surgery, including robotic-assisted procedures.
Saddleback Medical Center (Orange County, CA) has been honored among Truven Health Analytics’ Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals in the U.S., consecutively voted Orange County’s Best Hospital in the Orange County Register’s Best of Orange County poll of readers and has appeared on both Becker’s Hospital Review and Thomson Reuters’ lists of America’s Best Hospitals. Saddleback’s U.S. News & World Report “high-performance” ranking categories included Heart Failure, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
This position is responsible for monitoring/interpretation of cardiac rhythm monitored patients and for coordinating communication activities between caregivers, departments, patients, and visitors. It is accountable for accurate maintenance of the patient’s paper medical record. Assists health care providers in the function of order entry and navigating the patient’s electronic healthcare record in accordance with position security level. Assists Patient Flow Coordinator/House Supervisors/Charge Nurse in the coordination of patient admission, transfer, and discharge activities.
Position requires the full understanding thru active participation in fulfilling the Saddleback Memorial Medical Center (SMMC) Mission and iABC’s core values. Employee understands and supports the organizations Strategic Plan, Lean Initiatives for Continuous Performance Improvement, Patient Safety, and Patient Centered Care.
Experience One year acute care experience preferred. Proficient computer skills.
High School Graduate or equivalent.
Telemetry trained with demonstrated competency in interpretation of EKG rhythms upon hire preferred.