Monitor Tech - Central Monitoring Station - Full Time - Days - Allegiance Health - Jackson, MI
Company: Henry Ford Health System
Posted on: November 22, 2021
The Monitor Technician monitors, recognizes, and reports to the RN
assigned to the patient. This includes any changes in rhythm or
alarms per protocol for telemetry in the central monitoring station
as well as providing continuous observation and surveillance of
PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Monitors and reports the EKG rhythms of assigned patients in the
central monitoring station, communicates alarms and changes in
heart rhythm to RN.
Provides unit staff with information in a timely fashion per
patient specific need, including but not limited to; measuring and
diagnosis of telemetry strips every 12 hours or as needed,
maintaining log books and charging systems.
Demonstrates understanding and proficiency of the use of multiple
monitoring software programs.
Maintains visual observation at all times. Verbally redirects
patient, if appropriate, over digital 2-way audio device that is in
patient room. Immediately summons the nursing staff if the patient
Demonstrates the knowledge and skill necessary to provide the
appropriate observation to the patient population requiring
Participates in report with on-coming monitor staff when arriving
for shift, and upon completion of shift. Reviews pertinent
Participates in a collaborative identification and reporting of
patient safety issues. Assures patient environment safety. Seeks
assistance with removal of any potential safety hazard from room
and reports findings to appropriate staff members.
Demonstrates safe work practice and attitude, follows safety rules,
works to prevent unsafe conditions and behaviors, and participates
in organizational and department safety programs.
Maintains patient dignity and privacy
High school graduate or G.E.D. with general knowledge of the
Successful completion of Hospital Orientation
Successful completion of EKG class during orientation period
Previous experience in a hospital environment preferred
Previous clinical experience preferred
Previous direct patient care experience preferred
EKG Rhythm interpretation knowledge preferred
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