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Monitor Tech - Telemetry Job

PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center
PeaceHealth
Type Full time Posted 6/27/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 7/1/2014
WA - Washington (All) - Longview Referral - n/a -    

Monitor Tech - Telemetry Job

Date:Jun 26, 2014

Location:Longview, WA, US

Company:Peacehealth

Req ID:42769

About PeaceHealth

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 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and nine medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship. This is The Spirit of Healing—The Spirit of PeaceHealth.

Department:Telemetry (2215)

JOB SUMMARY
Continuously exemplifies the mission, values and customer service philosophy of PeaceHealth in job performance and in relationships to others.  To observe oscilloscopes consistently and continuously.  Identifies and interprets arrhythmia accurately and responds appropriately, in collaboration with professional nurse. Must be able to pass a rhythm test with 80% on hire.  Must be able to pass a lethal rhythm interpretation test with 100% on hire.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
1. Supports SJMC mission and philosophy.
2. Performs assigned tasks within SJMC policy and legal guidelines.
3. Observes oscilloscopes consistently and continuously.  Identifies and interprets arrhythmia accurately.
4. Reports any significant positive or negative changes in the patient’s monitor to the appropriate persons.
5. Performs clerical duties as assigned, including processing of admissions, discharges, and transfers and physician order entry.
6. Has complete understanding of hospital fire and safety procedures as contained in the fire and safety manual and as pertains to the unit.  Demonstrates competence in drills and in attitude.
7. Responds, at all time, to patient confidentiality using complete discretion when discussing patient matters.
8. Acts as patient advocate.
9. Practices cost effective use of supplies.
10. Conducts with restraint social conversations within work setting.  Confines phone calls to breaks and lunchtime.
11. Promotes a safety conscious work force and maintains good housekeeping practices.
12. Demonstrates the ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate individual patient care appropriate to the age of patients served by demonstrating knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span.
13. Communicates appropriately with the person served regardless of their age.
14. Performs other duties as required or assigned.
 
QUALIFICATIONS
EDUCATION: 
• High school diploma or equivalent required. 
• Basic arrhythmia class is required.
EXPERIENCE/TRAINING: 
• Experience as a Monitor Technician or completed course for Monitor Technician is required.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: 
• BLS certification is required.
OTHER SKILLS: 
• Ability to consistently maintain positive working relationships with others is required.
• General computer skill is required.

Location:  Longview, WA 
Job Category:  Other Technicians & Technologists
Shift:  Day
Shift Length:12 Hours
FTE:0.0
Work Type:  Per Diem/Relief
Salary range starts at: $16.01
Required Certifications/Licensure:Basic Life Support 

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed within this job class. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

Posting Notes: Longview, WA || Other Technicians & Technologists || Per Diem/Relief || ROUTINE NURSING SVCS 


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