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Monitor Technician

Company: Evangelical Community Hospital
Location: Lewisburg
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

PURPOSE OF YOUR POSITION The primary purpose of your position as a member of the healthcare team is to be responsible for operating and managing the monitoring equipment in the Telemetry unit and observing adult and geriatric patients# cardiac rhythms on a continuous basis, under the direction of the registered nurse and to rapidly detect and report dysrhythmias to assure proper treatment as needed. GENERAL INFORMATION Unspecified PHYSICAL DEMANDS Requires prolonged periods of continuous and stationary monitoring. Computer eye strain is possible. Must be able to see and hear or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately to assure that the requirements of this position are being met. Must be able to work under stressful situations ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS Works in well lighted and ventilated areas. Subject to injury from confused, combative patients, families and visitors. Subject to infectious diseases. Subject to frequent interruptions. Universal precautions may apply. QUALIFICATIONS High school diploma or equivalent required. Must successfully complete in-house training of monitor observation with supervised practice. Passing grade of 90% must be obtained in the Basic Rhythm Course. Requires excellent inter-personal and verbal communication skills. BLS certification required.

  • PURPOSE OF YOUR POSITION
  • The primary purpose of your position as a member of the healthcare team is to be responsible for operating and managing the monitoring equipment in the Telemetry unit and observing adult and geriatric patients' cardiac rhythms on a continuous basis, under the direction of the registered nurse and to rapidly detect and report dysrhythmias to assure proper treatment as needed.

  • GENERAL INFORMATION
  • Unspecified

  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS
  • Requires prolonged periods of continuous and stationary monitoring. Computer eye strain is possible.

  • Must be able to see and hear or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately to assure that the requirements of this position are being met.

  • Must be able to work under stressful situations

  • ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
  • Works in well lighted and ventilated areas.

  • Subject to injury from confused, combative patients, families and visitors.

  • Subject to infectious diseases.

  • Subject to frequent interruptions.

  • Universal precautions may apply.

  • QUALIFICATIONS
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Must successfully complete in-house training of monitor observation with supervised practice.

  • Passing grade of 90% must be obtained in the Basic Rhythm Course.

  • Requires excellent inter-personal and verbal communication skills.

  • BLS certification required.

Keywords: Evangelical Community Hospital, Reading , Monitor Technician, Other , Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

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