Posted: Thursday, October 5, 2017 2:43 PM
PeaceHealth is seeking a
Monitor Technician : Telemetry for a
0.8 full time equivalent
Non:Exempt position. This position will be working
Day shift with shift durations of
This position is responsible for obtaining and interpreting cardiac physiological monitoring data, documenting any changes in arrhythmias and reporting and problems to a registered nurse or physician. Also responsible for assessing and maintaining equipment to ensure proper function.
:Operate the appropriate monitoring device in accordance with physician orders. Expert at using all functions of central monitoring equipment.
:Observe monitors continually, detecting and documenting any changes in heart rhythm and arrhythmias according to department standards. Identify and interpret EKG and relay pertinent information to physician or nurse according to department standards.
:Assist physicians in viewing rhythm history.
:Orient staff to central monitoring capability and role of Monitor Tech.
:Perform clerical duties as assigned which may include: processing admissions, discharges and transfers; physician order entry.
:Performs other duties as assigned.
:High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
:Completion of Nurse Aide, Medical Assistant or equivalent program preferred.
:Completion of EKG class, monitoring equipment class, and order entry class within 1 month of hire.
:Experience in healthcare setting preferred. Prefer work within cardiology specialty preferred.
:Demonstrated knowledge of and ability age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient's needs.
:Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
:Basic computer skills including MS Office applications.
:Ability to communicate clearly and concisely.
:Basic knowledge of anatomy/physiology of the heart.
SOUTHWEST PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:
:Work requires normal amounts of physical effort at least 66 of the time.
:Ability to lift objects weighing 30 lbs. or less.
:Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids.
:Duties require the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail (more than 65 of work time).
Please apply online to be considered.
For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.
PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not:for:profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi:specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.
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