As a member of a patient care team, and under the direction of the Registered Nurse, the Monitor Technician is primarily responsible for the observation, interpretation and monitoring of displayed cardiac rhythms and performing 12- lead EKG5. The Monitor Technician is responsible for reporting promptly and accurately any deviations from baseline.
Monitors cardiac rhythms accurately.
Remains present at monitor except for breaks.
Participates in and assists with the initial assessment and the formulation of the plan of care by obtaining patient information through observation and interaction with patient and family.
Observes and reports deviations in rhythms from baseline promptly to the appropriate RN.
Performs intervention, as directed, to achieve established patient goals.
Assists in identifying patient problems, teaching, and discharge needs.
Reports and records data to the Registered Nurse and Licensed Vocational Nurse.
Mounts monitor strips on documentation flow sheet for review by Registered Nurse.
Performs 12-lead EKG on patients assigned as directed by the Registered Nurse.
Assists in ordering and distributing unit supplies and equipment.
Replenishes supplies in patient rooms promptly upon transfer or discharge of patient.
May be required to perform the duties of Unit Assistant as a minor proportion of the job.
Performs other related duties as necessary.
No Supervisory Responsibilities.
Six (6) months of Monitor Technician experience.
Clerical experience preferred.
Cardiac monitoring/EKG certificate preferred.
High School Diploma/GED.
Knowledge of medical terminology.
Must be fully capable of detecting and differentiating abnormal cardiac rhythms as evidenced by a passing score on a cardiac monitoring/EKG test specified by the department manager.
Must have successfully completed a course acceptable to the Employer in EKG interpretation.
Must demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills.
Must have basic computer skills.
Must possess good interpersonal and organizational skills.
Must be willing to work in a Labor Management Partnership environment.
Also, refer to Position Specifications outlined in the appropriate collective bargaining agreement.
Skills Testing*: Medical Terminology (able to pass standardized test), Basic Microsoft Word and Excel
Primary Location: California,Walnut Creek,Walnut Creek Hospital 1425 S. Main St. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 36 Shift: Night Workdays: Week 1: Mon, Fri, Sat Week 2: Tue, Wed, Thu *Expected length of employment up to three (3) months Working Hours Start: 7:00 PM Working Hours End: 7:30 AM Job Schedule: Part-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Temporary Employee Group/Union Affiliation: United Healthcare Workers - West Job Level: Entry Level Job Category: Patient Care Services (Non RN) Department: Transtelephonic Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
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