Catholic Health Initiatives Monitor Tech - Centralized Monitoring - PT .5 (3p-7p) in DES MOINES, Iowa

Monitor Tech - Centralized Monitoring - PT .5 (3p-7p)

Description

GENERAL SUMMARY :

Observes cardiac monitors for changes in cardiac rhythm

and communicates this to the nurse caring for the patient of diverse ages.

Documents cardiac status appropriately.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :

  • Monitors cardiac rhythms on telemetry units.

  • Obtain and interpret rhythm strips reporting identified changes.

  • Performs clerical duties (i.e., maintenance of rhythm strips in thepatient record, answering phones, intercom, notify the assigned nurse).

  • Maintains telemetry supplies (i.e., paper, batteries, patches, andpouches).

  • Maintains knowledge of telemetry equipment set-up, maintenance and use.

  • Works rotating shifts, weekends and holidays, as scheduled.

Qualifications

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS ANDABILITIES REQUIRED :

  • High School Diploma or GED required and 18 years of age.

  • Previous health care experience, including monitor experience, desired.Successful completion of monitor class.

  • Proof ofcompletion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served withinthree (3) months of hire.

Job Professional Clinical/Allied Health

Primary Location IOWA-DES MOINES-MERCY MEDICAL CENTER

Daily Schedule 3p-7p; weekends 7p-7a

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 40

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0180941

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.