Serving the greater Stanislaus County with 423 plus acute care beds, Memorial Medical Center provides a full continuum of care including 24-hour emergency care, inpatient and outpatient surgery, obstetrics, pediatrics, nuclear medicine, dialysis therapy, diagnostic imaging, intensive care, physical therapy, and home health. Specialized care includes Memorial Regional Cancer Center and Memorial Heart Institute.
POSITION SUMMARY: The Monitor Technician (MT) / Unit Clerk (UC) under the direct supervision of the Charge Nurse, performs clerical and reception support on an assigned nursing unit. This position provides clerical support as part of a customer-focused, service oriented team that incorporates the values of MMC in a confidential environment. The Unit Clerk role will champion and model excellent customer service behaviors while on duty utilizing the AIDET (Acknowledge, Introduce, Duration, Explain, Thank you) model. Accountable for compliance with all continuous readiness and quality standards as assigned.
High school graduate or G.E.D. equivalent.
Successful completion of MMC's ECG course or another equivalent hospital approved course prior to hire or candidates with prior monitoring experience must successfully complete MMC's ECG challenge exam.
Ability to see and recognize monitor patterns and cardiac disrhythmias.
Completion of Medical Terminology course required within 1 year of hire or proven experience of 6 months or longer as a Ward Clerk or one of the following equivalent positions (Acute Care Nursing Assistant (ACNA), Medical Assistant (MA), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Monitor Tech (MT) in an acute care hospital working in a capacity where use of Medical Terminology is an established practice.
Ability to type a minimum of 25 wpm.
Basic skills in reading, writing and arithmetic.
Knowledge of basic clerical duties.
Basic computer literacy.
Ability to write, read, hear, and verbally communicate in English to the degree required to perform the job.
Must be able to travel in accordance with any requirements of your job (if MMC and/or own vehicle used on MMC business, must possess valid California Driver's License and upon request proof of liability insurance).
Prior hospital clerical or cardiac monitoring experience.
Demonstrates basic knowledge of unit specific age criteria for patient population.