Monitor Technician: Nursing Float

Memorial Healthcare System Hollywood , FL 33081

Posted 2 months ago

Summary:

Under the supervision of an RN, performs basic telemetry monitoring.

Detailed responsibilities:

  • Performs continual surveillance of multiple monitors.

  • Identifies significant arrhythmias and/or signs of patient distress and intervenes appropriately. Identifies and corrects for artifacts.

  • Reports abnormal assessment and telemetry findings or changes in physical, mental, and emotional conditions to nursing staff/immediate supervisor and nurse manager.

Competencies and skills:

Essential:

  • STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR: Acts in a manner that supports the standards of communication, respect, privacy, and teamwork by demonstrating a commitment to professional and ethical conduct.
  • CUSTOMER SERVICE: Demonstrates commitment to service excellence by promptly addressing internal/external customer issues/requests, resolving concerns while maintaining a professional image and behavior to build and enhance the patient/family/customer experience.
  • ACCOUNTABILITY: Accepts ownership of job roles and specific assignments/goals; works independently, takes responsibility for own actions; admits mistakes and judgment errors; and accepts constructive feedback. Connects personal work results to the accomplishment of team and organizational goals.
  • RESPONDING TO CHANGE: Accepts change and adapts in a positive and productive manner; handles unexpected situations and changes in direction calmly and with confidence. Views new assignments and job responsibilities as an opportunity for growth.
  • PROBLEM SOLVING: Ability to identify, analyze and effectively solve problems.
  • TELEMETRY MONITORING AND INTERPRETATION: Monitor and interpret cardiac rhythms.
  • PATIENT AND FAMILY CENTERED CARE: "Provides Patient and Family Centered Care to patients, families, visitors and internal customers"
  • PATIENT SAFETY - ANCILLARY/SUPPORT: Contributes to a safe patient care environment.

Education:

Essential:

  • Accredited Program

Education specialization:

Essential:

  • Electrocardiogram (ECG/EKG)

Credentials:

Education equivalent experience:

Essential:

  • Successful completion of ECG/EKG interpretation coursework

Other information:

Complexity of Work: Requires critical thinking skills, effective communications skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Required Work Experience: No experience required.

Working conditions:

Essential:

  • Bending and Stooping 20.00%
  • Keyboard Entry 60.00%
  • Kneeling 20.00%
  • Lifting or Carrying 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient 20.00%
  • Repetitive Movement Hand/Arm 60.00%
  • Sitting 60.00%
  • Squatting 20.00%
  • Standing 20.00%
  • Walking 20.00%
  • Audible Speech 60.00%
  • Hearing Acuity 60.00%
  • Depth Perception 60.00%
  • Distinguish Color 60.00%
  • Seeing
  • Far 60.00%
  • Seeing
  • Near 60.00%
  • Bio hazardous Waste 40.00%
  • Biological Hazards
  • Respiratory 40.00%
  • Biological Hazards
  • Skin or Ingestion 40.00%
  • Blood and/or Bodily Fluids 40.00%
  • Communicable Diseases and/or Pathogens 40.00%
  • Dust 40.00%
  • Gas/Vapors/Fumes 40.00%
  • Computer Monitor 60.00%
  • Domestic Animals 20.00%
  • Fire Risk 20.00%
  • Moving Mechanical Parts 60.00%
  • Needles/Sharp Objects 60.00%
  • Potential Electric Shock 20.00%
  • Wet or Slippery Surfaces 60.00%

Organizational Profile:

Since the opening of the one-story, 100-bed Memorial Hospital in 1953, the South Florida community has benefited from caring and compassionate healthcare at Memorial Regional Hospital. Today, with 553 beds and as the flagship facility of Memorial Healthcare System, Memorial Regional Hospital is one of Florida's largest and most sophisticated hospitals, offering leading-edge care and technologies. Services include:

  • Medical and Surgical Services

  • Emergency Room and Level I Trauma Center

  • Memorial Cancer Institute

  • Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute

  • Memorial Neuroscience Institute

  • The Family Birthplace

  • Women's Services

  • Wasie Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

We are also home to a team of dedicated professionals, all of whom deliver nationally recognized, award-winning care. Memorial Regional Hospital has received Press Ganey's Guardian of Excellence Award for Patient Satisfaction (Inpatient Behavioral Health) for three consecutive years, has been recognized by Truven Health Analytics as one of the nation's 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals, and for the last seven years has received the Gold Plus Achievement Award from the American Stroke Association.

Disclaimer: This job description is not intended, nor should it be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.


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