Unit Associate / Monitor Technician - Full Time, Nights, Medical Surgical

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Nursing
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Southern California Region
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38585 Requisition #

Adventist Health is more than an award-winning health system. We provide whole-person care to our communities and champion the greater good - from the operating room to the boardroom, we are driven by our unique passion to live God's love through health, wholeness and hope. From Oregon to Oahu, we have a calling to always do more. Now is your chance to apply your passion to our mission.

 

We're looking for someone to join our team as a Unit Associate/Monitor Technician who:

Greets and directs visitors. Prepares and maintains medical records. Responds to patient requests for assistance. Provides information to patients, families, and physicians. Provides other clerical support to nursing team as required. Monitors cardiac rhythms of patients on telemetric equipment. Interprets basic cardiac rhythms, common dysrhythmia and monitor mechanical malfunctions. Reads, interprets and relays pertinent information regarding the cardiac monitors to the appropriate personnel. Provides clerical support. Keeps unit running smoothly and uses prioritization skills to meet deadlines as indicated.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Monitors electrocardiogram (EKG) continuously, documents arrhythmia and reports significant changes to physician.
  • Performs a variety clerical duties including routing patient reports. Performs electrocardiograms (EKGs) and holter monitor replacements in a variety of settings.
  • Maintains equipment including cardiac monitors, pulse oximeters, phototherapy lights, mist tents and Dinamap.
  • Checks patient supplies, i.e., telemetry batteries, electrodes, pouches, etc., weekly and orders when necessary.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

 

You'll be successful with the following qualifications:

 

Education: 

  • High School Education/GED or equivalent: Preferred
  • Associate's/Technical Degree or equivalent combination of education/related experience: Preferred
  • Cardiac Rhythm Recognition coursework: Preferred
  • Critical Care Dysrhythmia electrocardiogram (EKG) coursework: Preferred

 

Work Experience: 

  • One years relevant experience: Preferred

 

Required Licenses/Certifications: 

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) or Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR): Required

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