Monitor Technician

Baptist Health Fort Smith , AR 72916

Posted 4 weeks ago

SUMMARY#OF RESPONSIBILITY - Job Summary (general statement of purpose or objective of position) Monitors heart rhythms and documents on rhythm strips. Alerts nursing staff to changes and arrhythmias.

Sends monitor strips to medical records for scanning to HPF. Utilizes hospital electronic medical record to obtain orders and medical history. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS - Knowledge, skills, abilities, license, registration, certification, education, and experience EDUCATION:

High school diploma or equivalent required. Prefer 6 months hospital experience as a clerk. EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, KNOWLEDGE:

One year health care experience preferred. CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSURE, BONDING: Current BLS or must be completed within 6 months of hire.

Must attend, complete and pass an approved cardiac/rhythm recognition course within 90 days of hire. PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Must be able to walk, sit, twist, bend and stand for long periods.

Prolonged sitting required. Visual tolerance of prolonged viewing and monitoring of color computer screen.

  • SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITY - Job Summary (general statement of purpose or objective of position)

  • Monitors heart rhythms and documents on rhythm strips. Alerts nursing staff to changes and arrhythmias.

    Sends monitor strips to medical records for scanning to HPF. Utilizes hospital electronic medical record to obtain orders and medical history.

  • MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS - Knowledge, skills, abilities, license, registration, certification, education, and experience

  • EDUCATION:

    High school diploma or equivalent required. Prefer 6 months hospital experience as a clerk.

  • EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, KNOWLEDGE:

    One year health care experience preferred.

  • CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSURE, BONDING: Current BLS or must be completed within 6 months of hire.

    Must attend, complete and pass an approved cardiac/rhythm recognition course within 90 days of hire.

  • PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Must be able to walk, sit, twist, bend and stand for long periods.

    Prolonged sitting required. Visual tolerance of prolonged viewing and monitoring of color computer screen.

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