Centralized Cardiac Monitoring Technician - Per Diem
Posted on: November 23, 2021
Job Title: Centralized Cardiac Monitoring Technician - Per
Location: Danville, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Nursing Support Services, Nursing and Nursing
Schedule: Per Diem
Work Type: Part time
Department: JM-Continuous Video Monitoring Unit & EICU Nursing
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
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
Communicates clearly when receiving information from units or
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
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
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
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