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When you join our Central Monitoring team, you will be part of a team in charge of all patient's requiring cardiac monitoring within the facility as well as remote for Wickenburg Hospital. You have the opportunity to collaborate on a regular basis with the RNs and other members of the team on the floor assuring patient care. In this role you will also be responsible for maintaining logs of activity and changes or behaviors in accordance with facility standards. Our shifts are three 12 hour night shifts from 7:00pm 7:30am.
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This position is responsible for continuous observation of patients monitors, leads and/or activity and behaviors, and for reporting pertinent changes and abnormalities to the appropriate clinical staff. This position is also responsible for maintaining logs of activity and changes or behaviors in accordance with facility standards.
Provides continuous observation of monitors, leads and/or activity and behaviors for assigned patients. Must be aware of pertinent medical history, medications and code status for each of their assigned patients. Alerts appropriate clinical staff of any changes and abnormalities.
Obtains calibrated rhythm strips per policy and maintains documentation in accordance with facility standards. Documents changes in clinical and/or behavioral activity.
Provides information and summaries to physicians and staff.
Monitors and assists in the maintenance of monitoring equipment.
May provide general support to the department, including greeting and assisting patients, visitors, physicians, and ancillary personnel.
High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.
Current BLS certification may be required in certain departments.
Depending on department assignment, completion of unit approved basic electrocardiogram
OR- electroencephalographic interpretation course or on the job training and - a minimum passing score of 85% on ECG
OR- EEG test, with accurate identification of all lethal cardiac dysrhythmias
OR - epileptiform activity. Must possess a working knowledge of medical terminology. Requires effective interpersonal and problem solving skills.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.