Centralized Cardiac Monitoring Technician - Per Diem
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Job Title: Centralized Cardiac Monitoring Technician - Per Diem
Location: Danville, Pennsylvania Job Category: Nursing Support
Services, Nursing and Nursing Support Schedule: Per Diem Work Type:
Part time Department: JM-Continuous Video Monitoring Unit & EICU
Nursing Services Division Date Posted: 10/15/2021 Job ID: R-21264
Job Summary The Monitoring Technician is responsible for on-going
surveillance of patient cardiac monitors on multiple floors and
settings. Provides registered nurses and clinicians with immediate
notification of any changes in cardiac rhythms. The Monitoring
technician completes the admission set-up of telemetry monitors for
the clinical units and performs monitor discharge and maintenance.
The Monitoring Technician has completed a Cardiac Dysrhythmia
Course and successfully passed a rhythm analysis examination. Job
Duties Maintains ongoing, high-level surveillance of patients'
cardiac rhythms and notifies nursing and clinicians of any rate and
rhythm changes. Measures and interprets patients' heart rhythm and
documents on patient rhythm strip every four hours. Initiates and
discontinues monitoring equipment on admission, transfer, or
discharge. Performs configuration as necessary. Performs clerical
duties related to admission, discharge, and documentation of
patient information from Central Cardiac Monitoring Room.
Communicates clearly when receiving information from units or
providers. Uses clear and complete communication with unit
personnel when delivering information about changes in patient
rhythm. Orients and mentors new staff members. Serves as a resource
for training and troubleshooting to both the Central Cardiac
Monitoring Room and clinical areas. Troubleshoots monitors with
nursing staff and contacts Clinical Engineering as appropriate.
Gives report to oncoming shift. Prioritizes and organizes work
assignment and adjusts priorities based on changing situations.
Maintains and stocks all designated equipment, including telemetry
and monitoring cables. Replaces defective equipment and reports
failures to Clinical Engineering. Adheres to confidentiality of
information acquired pertaining to patients, clinicians, employees,
and visitors. Develops a rapport and cooperative relationship with
nursing and clinical staff and responds to questions and requests
from healthcare providers. Work is typically performed in a
clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific
obligations and complying with all organization policies and
procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not
intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements
considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional
competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific
orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the
job related to that position. Education High School Diploma or
Equivalent (GED)- (Required) Our Purpose & Values OUR PURPOSE &
VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our
members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities.
KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be
treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly
strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the
best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow.
INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our
patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We
provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the
Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and
part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and
domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior
management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration,
cooperation and collegiality. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal
Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or
their protected veteran status.
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