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Centralized Telemetry Runner

Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Job Description:

Information About this Position

  • 12 Hour Shifts
  • 7:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m.

Company and Job Overview

Barnes-Jewish Hospital is the St. Louis region’s top adult hospital. Formed from the merger of the former Barnes and Jewish Hospitals to become Missouri’s largest hospital, it continues the traditions of its predecessors along with its partner, Washington University School of Medicine, in providing cutting-edge treatments, educating future medical professionals and working to make our community as healthy as it can be.

For over two decades Barnes-Jewish Hospital has been ranked on the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals Honor Roll. In 2021, Barnes-Jewish ranked 17th overall with 11 specialties being ranked. The hospital was also the first hospital in Missouri to be designated as a Magnet® hospital in 2003 by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for excellence in nursing and has been redesignated consistently since.

Barnes-Jewish Hospital is a teaching hospital staffed by more than 1,500 Washington University Physicians, the clinical practice for the Washington University School of medicine. The academic medicine partnership has developed many treatments and procedures that are now common across the globe.





Role Purpose


Provides support to the Tech II located at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital Telemetry distribution center to ensure the prompt and accurate delivery of telemetry monitoring equipment and department specific information. Collaborates with monitoring technicians to verify correct attachment and receipt of telemetry signal while at the patient's bedside. Responsible for delivery and maintenance of inventory, including inventory storage, cleaning, and troubleshooting.


  • Promptly and accurately delivers telemetry monitoring equipment to divisions throughout Barnes Jewish Hospital. Responsible for obtaining signatures verifying receipt of equipment by division staff. Organize and delivers nightly print-outs of ECG strips by patient/room and division.
  • Maintains high level of accuracy and professionalism while initiating telemetry monitoring with the delivery and attachment of telemetry monitoring equipment.
  • Demonstrates knowledge with the ECG monitoring system to ensure correct sectors are viewable, verifying monitoring of correct patient with correct room and correct box assignment.
  • Initiates contact with monitoring technicians to verify correct attachment, correct patient/room/box number and to verify signal strength at central monitoring station located on the hospital unit. Performing troubleshooting steps needed to maintain signal prior to leaving hospital division and as needed throughout the shift.
  • Collaborates with the Tech II to complete the tracking and maintenance of inventory, including storage, troubleshooting of faulty equipment and disinfecting procedures.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Requirements

  • <2 years of experience

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, 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

Keywords: BJC HealthCare, St. Louis , Centralized Telemetry Runner, Other , Saint Louis, Missouri

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