JOB SUMMARY: The Monitor Tech is an unlicensed person who performs indirect care in the department setting.
Monitors cardiac rhythms via direct cardiac monitors. Facilitates the communication needs of the department. Transcribes physician orders in the absence of CPOE and EMR clinical documentation system.
Verifies that lab tests and radiology tests have been ordered and done. Prepares and complies records in the ICU. Orders supplies for the unit and prepares and completes each patient's chart for necessary forms needed on a daily basis.
Able to assist nursing staff with indirect patient care duties as long as the activity does not distract from primary responsibility for dysrhythmia monitoring. ICU only: May provide direct patient care to adult and geriatric patients under the direct supervision of the RN within scope of Certified Nursing Assistant if 1) possesses active CNA certification; 2) demonstrates annual competency in CNA duties and skills and 3) is relieved of Monitor Technician duties during the time of assisting the RN.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING 1. High School Diploma or Equivalent or related experience required for all new hires, effective April 2014. 2. Current Dysrhythmia Interpretation Certificate upon hire and maintain current. 3.
Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current. 4. Six months previous experience as Monitor Technician preferred.
Work Type: Per Diem
Legend: Shift 1=Day, 2=Evening, 3=Night, 4=Varied.
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