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Monitor Tech (598) 

Category Nursing Administration - 6017  
Description

JOB SUMMARY: The Monitor tech functions as a cardiac monitor observer and central station manager. They are responsible for informing nurses and appropriate members of the healthcare team important physiological and cardiac changes in patient condition.

QUALIFICATIONS:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Associate must be able to work 12 hour shifts to qualify for the position.
  • Demonstrates computer and keyboarding skills necessary to provide a complete and accurate electronic medical record, working knowledge of medical terminology, ability to prioritize work utilizing organizational skills and ability to communicate and comprehend the English language.
  • Functions in a flexible, organized, and professional manner under stressful or emergency conditions.
  • Utilizes effective verbal, non-verbal and written forms of communication.
  • Works effectively with others consistently demonstrating tact, discretion, diplomacy and a commitment to teamwork and Patients First.
  • Interactions with patients, families and visitors adhere to the basic principles of guest relations and are adjusted for the age and developmental level of the individual.
  • Appropriately responds to all monitor alarms.
  • Recognizes basic arrhythmias and changes in patient condition and can manage patient admission, discharge, transfer and change of equipment through the central cardiac monitoring station.
  • Reports any abnormal alarms or significant rhythm changes to the RN.
  • Runs rhythm strips, mounts and interprets (rhythm, heart rate, interval measurement) on paper.
  • document in the electronic health record (every 4 hours) as required.
  • Responsible for identification of patient arrhythmias, abnormalities or significant changes from baseline and reporting on the condition of patient to the appropriate members of the healthcare team in a timely manner.

EXPECTED BEHAVIORS:

  • Associate can deliver care/service appropriate to patients/customers.
  • Demonstrates competence in technical skills performed.
  • Displays/exhibits self-directed growth by seeking educational opportunities to improve knowledge/skill.
  • Contributes to implementing and supporting progressive change, making suggestions to solve patient care or unit problems.
  • Assists with orientation of new staff.
  • Attends unit/departmental meetings at least 75 percent of the time or as assigned and in-service presentations as assigned.
  • Demonstrates acceptable attendance and punctuality.
  • Participates in quality improvement activities.
  • Completes assigned responsibilities in an efficient, timely manner.
  • Recognizes impact of actions on other departments and interacts in a manner conducive to teamwork and cost containment.
  • Verbally communicates directions, answers to questions, etc. in a timely manner to patients, families, visitors, physicians, staff members and other departments.
  • Applies good guest relation techniques to telephone conversations.
  • Communicates pertinent patient information clearly, accurately, concisely and in a timely manner to designed persons.
  • Directs concerns to appropriate persons within timeframes suitable to the situation.
  • Demonstrates the ability to correctly use the telephone system to place callers on hold, transfer calls, etc.
  • Demonstrates the ability to correctly manage the central monitoring system.
  • Ability to manage the Practice is consistent with safety principles, OSHA guidelines and infection control guidelines.
  • Observes equipment for malfunction and takes appropriate action.
  • Honors individuals' right to privacy, dignity, respect and confidentiality at all times.
  • Confronts individuals/situations assertively and non-aggressively when necessary to ensure the rights of patients, self and others are respected.
  • Readily offers assistance to families, visitors, patients/residents and colleagues.
  • Conducts investigations with patients, visitors, physicians, volunteers, other associates and the public in a manner consistent with the intent of the hospital's mission, vision and values.
 
Position Requirements

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Mandatory Continuing Education: Annual unit specific and hospital wide mandatories, Customer Service, Fire and Safety, Corporate Compliance (including Confidentiality), Infection Control, and education required by regulatory, accreditation bodies, scope of practice, and/or Hancock Regional Hospital.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Nights  
Sign-On Bonus  
Resubmittal due to closure after 120 days open?  
Exempt/Non-Exempt  
Position Monitor Tech (598)  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 2/2/2024  
Location Hancock Regional Hospital  
About the Organization YOUR HEALTH IS OUR LIFE

Hancock Health is an Indiana-based, full-service healthcare network serving Hancock County and the surrounding areas. Our health system includes Hancock Regional Hospital, Hancock Physician Network and more than 20 other healthcare facilities, such as wellness centers, women's clinics, family practices, and the Sue Ann Wortman Cancer Center.

A Caring Community Partner
Our goal at Hancock Health is simple: To give every person the personalized attention necessary for a happy, healthy life. Our mission, vision, and values embody this goal.

OUR MISSION
To be a Caring Community Partner by healing, improving health and wellness, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness one person at a time.

OUR VISION
To be nationally recognized for kindness in the delivery of excellent quality patient care, efficient and effective operations, the adoption of proven technologies, the creation of a positive workplace environment, and excellence in community service.

OUR VALUES
Exceptional | Honorable | Devoted | Reliable | Kind  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

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