Monitor Technician PRN

HCA Plantation , FL 33388

Posted 2 months ago

Monitor Technician, PRN .001 FTE

Centralized Monitoring

Westside Regional Medical Center

Plantation, FL

Facility Description:

We're always on the move. New technology. State-of-the art care. Campus improvements including a $60 million Tower Expansion set to begin in 2017. You will find it is an exciting time at Westside Regional Medical Center, a 224-bed medical center and healthcare complex. Here, our 800 nurses and allied health professionals, along with 750 physicians, thrive in a fast-paced but friendly work environment. Our medical services, combined with programs in specialties varying from oncology to cardiology, from surgery to emergency care, illustrate why we are one of the best leading healthcare facilities in South Florida.

We offer our community a Chest Pain Center, Comprehensive/Primary Stroke Center, Robotic Surgery, Open Heart Surgery/Cardiovascular ICU, Orthopedic and Spine Institute, Biplane Neuro Interventional Suite.

Westside 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. Join our tradition of excellence!!

Job Description:

Responsibility for monitoring the assigned central telemetry of the adolescent and adult age patient. Documents sample strips indicating usual rhythm as well as arrhythmias. Reports arrhythmias to nurse immediate. Reports disruptions in continuous monitoring to nurse immediately. Reports equipment problems for corrective action.

Job Responsibilities Include But Are Not Limited To:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic arrhythmia interpretation and report any changes to nurse/charge nurse immediately

  • Ensues rhythm strip is obtained on new admit or transfer patients immediately upon arrival to unit

  • Ensures rhythm strips are mounted every four (4) hours as required

  • Demonstrates professional behavior in actions and consistently portrays a positive attitude. (Maintains and enhances self esteem, Listens and responds with empathy, Involves the customer)

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED required

  • Basic EKG Interpretation required

  • Current BLS Healthcare provider certification from the American Heart Association

  • 1-3 year(s) of Monitor Technician experience preferred.

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