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Monitor Technician I - Telemetry

  • ... Hollywood, Florida, United States
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    Full-time

  • ... Salary: 49300 per year
  • Posted on: May 07, 2024       Expires on: Jun 21, 2024

Monitor Technician I - Telemetry   

JOB TITLE:

Monitor Technician I - Telemetry

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Hollywood Florida United States

REMOTE:

No

JOB DESCRIPTION:

At Memorial, we are dedicated to improving the health, well-being and, most of all, quality of life for the people entrusted to our care.
An unwavering commitment to our service vision is what makes the difference.
It is the foundation of The Memorial Experience.
Summary:
Under the supervision of a RN, the Monitor Technician monitors, recognizes, and interprets cardiac rhythms while identifying deviations in patients' baseline, and changes in SP02.
The Monitor Technician notifies the registered nurse of changes to a patient's status and initiates the appropriate emergency response by the critical care team in the event of a lethal arrhythmia, including irregular heart rhythms and cardiac arrest.
Responsibilities:
Documents the electrocardiograph tracings of patients on telemetry monitors.
Records information in patient's log and maintains accurate, neat account of patient's cardiac monitoring status during episode of care.
Identifies and records patient's rhythm and changes in patient rhythm and condition.
Updates patient's records with all readings taken from the heart monitor or EKGs.
Identifies and corrects for artifacts.
Identifies arrhythmias, deviation in each patient's baseline, signs of patient deterioration, and intervenes to ensure patient safety.
Performs continual and simultaneous surveillance for the operation of complex cardiac monitoring systems, including ECG rhythm screens, computerized dysrhythmia detection system and rhythm printers.
Attaches electrode to patients' bodies to record electrical impulses from the heart to perform continuous ECG Monitoring.
Activates emergency response or rapid response for lethal arrhythmia or cardiac arrest.
Reports abnormal or change in patient's telemetry monitoring to nursing staff or immediate supervisor or designated chain of command.
Competencies:
ACCOUNTABILITY, CUSTOMER SERVICE, PATIENT AND FAMILY CENTERED CARE, PATIENT SAFETY - ANCILLARY/SUPPORT, PROBLEM SOLVING, RESPONDING TO CHANGE, STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR, TELEMETRY MONITORING AND INTERPRETATION
Education and Certification Requirements:
Vocation Technical: Electrocardiogram Competency (Required)BLS American Heart E-Card (BLS AHA ECARD) - American Heart Association (AMERICAN HEART), BLS Cert American Heart_non ecard (BLS AHA) - American Heart Association (AMERICAN HEART), BLS Certification Grace (BLS GRACE) - Employee Grace Period for Essential Credential (GRACE), BLS Cert Red Cross (BLS RC) - Red Cross (RED CROSS)
Additional Job Information:
Complexity of Work: Requires critical thinking skills, effective communications skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
Knowledge of anatomy and physiology of the heart in relation to waves, complexes, time and voltage as shown through the conduction system and strip interpretation.
Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Requires sitting for long period of time monitoring and interpreting patients' cardiac rhythms.
Knowledge of telemetry services.
Ability to handle frequent interruptions and adapt to changes in the workload and work schedules.
Required Work Experience: Minimum (6) six months of experience required after completion of the Monitor Technician Extern program.
Minimum of (6) months experience in lieu of Vocation Technical (VOCTECH) in cases where the applicant is not a graduate of Monitor Technician Extern program.
Other Information: Monitor Technician certification required.
Electrocardiogram Competency (ECG/EKG) required.
New Hires minimum of six (6) months experience required: If incumbent has no prior work experience, they will be placed in the Monitor Technician - Extern role.
Additional Education Info: Successful completion of ECG/EKG interpretation coursework required.
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:
  • Bending and Stooping = 20%
  • Climbing = 0%
  • Keyboard Entry = 60%
  • Kneeling = 20%
  • Lifting/Carrying Patients 35 Pounds or Greater = 0%
  • Lifting or Carrying 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient = 20%
  • Lifting or Carrying 2501 lbs - 75 lbs Non-Patient = 0%
  • Lifting or Carrying > 75 lbs Non-Patient = 0%
  • Pushing or Pulling 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient = 0%
  • Pushing or Pulling 26 - 75 lbs Non-Patient = 0%
  • Pushing or Pulling > 75 lbs Non-Patient = 0%
  • Reaching = 0%
  • Repetitive Movement Foot/Leg = 0%
  • Repetitive Movement Hand/Arm = 60%
  • Running = 0%
  • Sitting = 60%
  • Squatting = 20%
  • Standing = 20%
  • Walking = 20%
  • Audible Speech = 60%
  • Hearing Acuity = 60%
  • Smelling Acuity = 0%
  • Taste Discrimination = 0%
  • Depth Perception = 60%
  • Distinguish Color = 60%
  • Seeing - Far = 60%
  • Seeing - Near = 60%
  • Bio hazardous Waste = 40%
  • Biological Hazards - Respiratory = 40%
  • Biological Hazards - Skin or Ingestion = 40%
  • Blood and/or Bodily Fluids = 40%
  • Communicable Diseases and/or Pathogens = 40%
  • Asbestos = 0%
  • Cytotoxic Chemicals = 0%
  • Dust = 40%
  • Gas/Vapors/Fumes = 40%
  • Hazardous Chemicals = 0%
  • Hazardous Medication = 0%
  • Latex = 0%
  • Computer Monitor = 60%
  • Domestic Animals = 20%
  • Extreme Heat/Cold = 0%
  • Fire Risk = 20%
  • Hazardous Noise = 0%
  • Heating Devices = 0%
  • Hypoxia = 0%
  • Laser/High Intensity Lights = 0%
  • Magnetic Fields = 0%
  • Moving Mechanical Parts = 60%
  • Needles/Sharp Objects = 60%
  • Potential Electric Shock = 20%
  • Potential for Physical Assault = 0%
  • Radiation = 0%
  • Sudden Decompression During Flights = 0%
  • Unprotected Heights = 0%
  • Wet or Slippery Surfaces = 60%
Shift:
Evenings
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.


Wages shown on independent job boards reflect market averages, not specific to any employer.
We encourage candidates to talk to their Memorial Healthcare System recruiter to discuss actual pay rates, during the hiring process.


Memorial Healthcare System is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.


Memorial Healthcare System recruits, hires and promotes qualified candidates for employment opportunities without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any factor prohibited by law.


We are proud to offer Veteran’s Preference to former military, reservists and military spouses (including widows and widowers).
You must indicate your status on your application to take advantage of this program.


Employment is subject to post offer, pre-placement assessment, including drug testing.


If you need reasonable accommodation during the application process, please call 954-276-8340 (M-F, 8am-5pm) or email
TalentAcquisitionCenter@mhs.
net

Position Details

POSTED:

May 07, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

49300 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1715658446-1c4ed0bd0e14c8a31fb919e61a7e19c2

LOCATION:

Florida United States

CITY:

Hollywood

Job Origin:

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At Memorial, we are dedicated to improving the health, well-being and, most of all, quality of life for the people entrusted to our care. An unwavering commitment to our service vision is what makes the difference. It is the foundation of The Memorial Experience.
Summary:
Under the supervision of a RN, the Monitor Technician monitors, recognizes, and interprets cardiac rhythms while identifying deviations in patients' baseline, and changes in SP02. The Monitor Technician notifies the registered nurse of changes to a patient's status and initiates the appropriate emergency response by the critical care team in the event of a lethal arrhythmia, including irregular heart rhythms and cardiac arrest.
Responsibilities:
Documents the electrocardiograph tracings of patients on telemetry monitors.Records information in patient's log and maintains accurate, neat account of patient's cardiac monitoring status during episode of care. Identifies and records patient's rhythm and changes in patient rhythm and condition. Updates patient's records with all readings taken from the heart monitor or EKGs.Identifies and corrects for artifacts.Identifies arrhythmias, deviation in each patient's baseline, signs of patient deterioration, and intervenes to ensure patient safety.Performs continual and simultaneous surveillance for the operation of complex cardiac monitoring systems, including ECG rhythm screens, computerized dysrhythmia detection system and rhythm printers.Attaches electrode to patients' bodies to record electrical impulses from the heart to perform continuous ECG Monitoring.Activates emergency response or rapid response for lethal arrhythmia or cardiac arrest.Reports abnormal or change in patient's telemetry monitoring to nursing staff or immediate supervisor or designated chain of command.
Competencies:
ACCOUNTABILITY, CUSTOMER SERVICE, PATIENT AND FAMILY CENTERED CARE, PATIENT SAFETY - ANCILLARY/SUPPORT, PROBLEM SOLVING, RESPONDING TO CHANGE, STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR, TELEMETRY MONITORING AND INTERPRETATION
Education and Certification Requirements:
Vocation Technical: Electrocardiogram Competency (Required)BLS American Heart E-Card (BLS AHA ECARD) - American Heart Association (AMERICAN HEART), BLS Cert American Heart_non ecard (BLS AHA) - American Heart Association (AMERICAN HEART), BLS Certification Grace (BLS GRACE) - Employee Grace Period for Essential Credential (GRACE), BLS Cert Red Cross (BLS RC) - Red Cross (RED CROSS)
Additional Job Information:
Complexity of Work: Requires critical thinking skills, effective communications skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.Knowledge of anatomy and physiology of the heart in relation to waves, complexes, time and voltage as shown through the conduction system and strip interpretation.Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.Requires sitting for long period of time monitoring and interpreting patients' cardiac rhythms.Knowledge of telemetry services.Ability to handle frequent interruptions and adapt to changes in the workload and work schedules. Required Work Experience: Minimum (6) six months of experience required after completion of the Monitor Technician Extern program. Minimum of (6) months experience in lieu of Vocation Technical (VOCTECH) in cases where the applicant is not a graduate of Monitor Technician Extern program. Other Information: Monitor Technician certification required. Electrocardiogram Competency (ECG/EKG) required. New Hires minimum of six (6) months experience required: If incumbent has no prior work experience, they will be placed in the Monitor Technician - Extern role.Additional Education Info: Successful completion of ECG/EKG interpretation coursework required.
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:
  • Bending and Stooping = 20%
  • Climbing = 0%
  • Keyboard Entry = 60%
  • Kneeling = 20%
  • Lifting/Carrying Patients 35 Pounds or Greater = 0%
  • Lifting or Carrying 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient = 20%
  • Lifting or Carrying 2501 lbs - 75 lbs Non-Patient = 0%
  • Lifting or Carrying > 75 lbs Non-Patient = 0%
  • Pushing or Pulling 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient = 0%
  • Pushing or Pulling 26 - 75 lbs Non-Patient = 0%
  • Pushing or Pulling > 75 lbs Non-Patient = 0%
  • Reaching = 0%
  • Repetitive Movement Foot/Leg = 0%
  • Repetitive Movement Hand/Arm = 60%
  • Running = 0%
  • Sitting = 60%
  • Squatting = 20%
  • Standing = 20%
  • Walking = 20%
  • Audible Speech = 60%
  • Hearing Acuity = 60%
  • Smelling Acuity = 0%
  • Taste Discrimination = 0%
  • Depth Perception = 60%
  • Distinguish Color = 60%
  • Seeing - Far = 60%
  • Seeing - Near = 60%
  • Bio hazardous Waste = 40%
  • Biological Hazards - Respiratory = 40%
  • Biological Hazards - Skin or Ingestion = 40%
  • Blood and/or Bodily Fluids = 40%
  • Communicable Diseases and/or Pathogens = 40%
  • Asbestos = 0%
  • Cytotoxic Chemicals = 0%
  • Dust = 40%
  • Gas/Vapors/Fumes = 40%
  • Hazardous Chemicals = 0%
  • Hazardous Medication = 0%
  • Latex = 0%
  • Computer Monitor = 60%
  • Domestic Animals = 20%
  • Extreme Heat/Cold = 0%
  • Fire Risk = 20%
  • Hazardous Noise = 0%
  • Heating Devices = 0%
  • Hypoxia = 0%
  • Laser/High Intensity Lights = 0%
  • Magnetic Fields = 0%
  • Moving Mechanical Parts = 60%
  • Needles/Sharp Objects = 60%
  • Potential Electric Shock = 20%
  • Potential for Physical Assault = 0%
  • Radiation = 0%
  • Sudden Decompression During Flights = 0%
  • Unprotected Heights = 0%
  • Wet or Slippery Surfaces = 60%
Shift:
Evenings
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.

Wages shown on independent job boards reflect market averages, not specific to any employer. We encourage candidates to talk to their Memorial Healthcare System recruiter to discuss actual pay rates, during the hiring process.

Memorial Healthcare System is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.

Memorial Healthcare System recruits, hires and promotes qualified candidates for employment opportunities without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any factor prohibited by law.

We are proud to offer Veteran’s Preference to former military, reservists and military spouses (including widows and widowers). You must indicate your status on your application to take advantage of this program.

Employment is subject to post offer, pre-placement assessment, including drug testing.

If you need reasonable accommodation during the application process, please call 954-276-8340 (M-F, 8am-5pm) or email
TalentAcquisitionCenter@mhs.net

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