Monitor Technician, Full-Time (.9 FTE), Nights
Lawnwood Regional Medical Center
Fort Pierce, FL
Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute is a 380-bed acute-care hospital offering a full range of services. Lawnwood is home to the most experienced Heart Institute on the Treasure Coast and offers diagnostic, interventional and therapeutic care, including open-heart surgery. Other hospital services include a 24/7 emergency department, pediatric emergency department, labor/delivery and birthing, pediatrics, orthopedics, oncology, nuclear medicine, diagnostic services, and a full range of inpatient and outpatient general surgical services. Lawnwood provides the area's only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Level II Trauma Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Comprehensive Stroke Center.
Lawnwood is accredited by The Joint Commission and designated as Certified Primary Stroke Center. Lawnwood's Physical Rehabilitation Center is CARF accredited and, for 11 years in a row, the hospital is a Five-Star Recipient for the Treatment of Heart Attack by Healthgrades. At Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute, patients come first no matter what!
Lawnwood Regional Medical Center is a member of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA has been named one of Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies for eight consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!
We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including: vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance.
The Monitor Tech monitors patient's EKG waveforms in a centralized monitoring station. The position's tasks and responsibilities include:
Interprets Rhythms and Arrhythmias.
Reports all changes in heart rate/rhythm to appropriate nursing staff.
Maintains Telemetry Supplies.
Records patient condition utilizing computerized documentation systems.
Performs duties with full understanding of related age specific factors.
Orients and mentors new staff members.
Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
High School Graduate or equivalent is preferred
Current BLS Certification as a Healthcare Provider (American Heart Association)
Completion of Basic EKG/Arrhythmia course. Demonstrated ability to interpret cardiac rhythms and arrhythmias.
Working knowledge of medical terminology.
CMT/Cardiac experience preferred.
Minimum 1 year of experience as a monitor tech in a hospital setting preferred.
Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
Ability to remain focused and maintain concentration over extended period of time.
Ability to make quick decisions to report patient condition with minimal supervision.
Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.