Monitor Tech Job Details
The Monitor Technician is responsible for the continuous observation and documentation of cardiac rhythms and identification of any changes.
As Training Specialist, conducts training sessions for all new hires and nursing personnel.
Essential Duties Set up telemetry equipment for new admissions according to established procedures.
Use knowledge of basic cardiac arrhythmia to interpret rhythm strips according to hospital policy.
Maintain documentation on telemetry patients.
Maintain correct flow of communication for quality patient care (i.e., troubleshooting, patient status, and quality issues)
High School graduate or equivalent.
Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.
Basic EKG class preferred. Experience
Knowledge of or experience in healthcare.
Typing skills preferred, but not required.
Telemetry experience preferred. Licensure or Certifications
Successful completion of basic EKG class during probationary period then annually thereafter.
Equipment/Skills Use of computer, copier, fax, phone, printers, beepers, and Nurse Call System, Bed-tracking System, and telemetry equipment.
Good written/verbal communication skills including pleasant phone manners and effective organizational skills.
Additional Information Requisition ID: 2019-R0247627
Schedule: Part-time Shift: Day Job
Market: CHI Memorial
About this company
Memorial Health Care System is a not-for-profit, faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to the healing ministry of the Church. Founded by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth and strengthened as part of Catholic Health Initiatives, it offers a continuum of care including preventative, primary and acute hospital care, as well as cancer and cardiac care, orthopedic and rehabilitation services. Memorial is a regional referral center of choice with 4,000 associates and more than 700 affiliated physicians providing health care throughout Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia. Memorial Health Care System is recognized as one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals® by Thomson Reuters, the health care industry's leading source of information on hospital quality.
Location/Region: Chattanooga, TN (37404)