Monitor Technician (FT Days) – Avem Health Partners – Fairfax, OK

JOB SUMMARY:

The Monitor Technician under general supervision of the Director, and in collaboration with other health care professionals, ensure continuous monitoring of cardiac rhythms by observing cardiac monitors; maintain all records and reports of rhythm strips in accordance with the established nursing standards and procedures. Any position that has direct patient care is considered to be safety sensitive by Avem Health Partners standards.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for monitoring the patient once nursing staff have attached patient to the telemetry unit
  • Check for accurate date/time printout on rhythm strips
  • Provide daily printings of each patient’s rhythm strip
  • Maintain appropriate alarm settings for each patient
  • Assist in troubleshooting monitor equipment
  • Alert staff when a patient is in crisis
  • Admit new patients and code telemetry charges into computer system
  • Perform ECG’s as needed
  • Maintain supplies for monitor area.
  • Assist with orientation/cross-training of new personnel on the unit. Act as a mentor and/or resource person to new or developing employees.
  • Assist with general clerical duties as needed
  • Provide immediate information to nursing personnel of change in cardiac monitor status. Notify Clinical Coordinator and follow established policy.
  • Other duties as assigned within the scope of practice and overall function of this position.

BEHAVIORIAL STANDARDS:

  • The individual must support the mission, vision, and goals of Avem Health Partners and serve as a role model within the company.
  • Exhibit positive customer service behavior in every day work interactions.
  • Demonstrate a courteous and respectful attitude to internal workforce and external customers.
  • Communicate accurately and appropriately.
  • Handle difficult situations in a discreet and professional manner.
  • Hold self-accountable for professional practice.
  • Interact and cope effectively with diverse populations in stressful situations resulting from trauma and illness.
  • Participate in performance improvement activities utilizing principles to support and improve patient care.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of unit goals and is active in committees and projects to achieve these goals.
  • Keep current with literature regarding changing practices, interventions and best practices in patient care.
  • Assume responsibility for seeking out educational and professional opportunities for personal learning needs and growth as well as meeting mandatory education requirements.
  • Act as a preceptor as requested.
  • Demonstrate excellent work attendance and attend and actively participate in a variety of meetings and training sessions as required.
  • Adhere to the Avem Health Partners Code of Conduct and Standards of Behavior. Complies with established policies and procedures and all health and safety requirements.

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Graduate or GED
  • One (1) year experience performing work related to patient care in a healthcare setting, six (6) months of which must have included experience as a monitor technician OR successful completion of a training program OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE:

  • Current BLS (or obtained within 30 days)

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duties satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Such accommodations must be requested by the employee/applicant to be considered.
  • This job requires visual abilities, auditory abilities, must be intact to perform duties.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 12 hour shift
  • Day shift

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience:

  • monitor technician or training program/equivalent education: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • BLS Certification (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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