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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Monitor Technician - North East Telemetry in Apple Valley, California

We are looking for a Monitor Technician for the Telemetry Department at St. Mary Medical Center.

Location: Apple Valley, CA

Work Schedule: Full time - 72 Biweekly Hours

Shift: 12-hour, Days

Job Summary:

Performs cardiac telemetry monitoring and arrhythmia detection through continuous observation of the Central Monitoring system as a primary job responsibility and performs department clerical duties as a collateral responsibility.

Essential Functions:

  • Keeps education profile updated and accurate.

  • Provides continuous and comprehensive monitoring during monitored exercise; documents events on strips as indicated.

  • Immediately recognizes reports and records arrhythmia or S.T. changes to the Primary R.N. and/or Team Leader.

  • Compiles, labels with name and heart rates, and secures in the patient chart, rhythm strips at rest; posts each exercise modality and posts cool down. Add arrhythmia strips as indicated.

  • Assures readiness of telemetry units.

  • Performs clerical functions within the monitor technician's sphere of responsibility and assigned by the Supervisor or designee.

  • Assists patients and visitors in department as needed and appropriate.

  • Assists with ordering of department supplies and equipment; receives and places items in proper storage area.

  • Assists in compiling new charts, maintains current charts and enters patient information on the charts under the direction of the RN.

  • Assists in orientation of new staff to monitor technician duties of the department.

  • Provides emergency care according to hospital and department procedures.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of motor/sensory adaptation, cognitive, physical, and psychosocial, age-specific needs of geriatric patients.

Skills:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Minimum Position Requirements:

Education: Coursework/Training - Successful completion of Dysrhythmia Recognition Course.

Licenses/Certifications: Current BLS for Healthcare Provider.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Education: Coursework/Training - Successful completion of Medical Terminology Course.

Experience: 6 months experience in a hospital environment.

St. Mary Medical Center (SMMC) is an acute care hospital with 213 beds and over 1,750 employees making it one of the region's largest employers serving communities of the High Desert. The facility was constructed in 1956 and joined the St. Joseph Health System in 1992.

This facility has the only Neonatal Care Unit in the High Desert Accredited by California Children Services and has been granted approval as a Special Hospital with the California Children's Services Community Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. St. Mary was accredited as a primary Stroke Receiving Center in 2018, the only stroke-receiving center in the High Desert.

The Services and Clinical Specialties offered at this Hospital are Diabetes Education, Emergency Services, Heart and Vascular Services, Imaging Services, Rehabilitation Services, Respiratory Services, Robotic Surgery Services, Surgical Services, Women & Children's Services and Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine.

Company: St. Mary Medical Center

Category: EKG and Monitor Techs

Req ID: R338799

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