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Monitor Technician (0.6 FTE, Night Shift)

Expert Hiring Seattle ,WA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
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  • Our client is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States
  • Excellent benefits
  • Autonomy in the work place
  • Well liked management
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The Monitor tech I (MT)(0.6 FTE, Night Shift) is responsible for continuously monitoring patients via telemetry of oxygen saturation (Sp02) levels and/or electrocardiogram (ECG) rhythm on patients from a remote workstation located in the TeleICU Clinical Operations Room (COR).
In this position you will:
  • General Customer Service:
    Greets approved visitors/tours, providing information and assistance as needed. Works with physicians, nurses and other hospital staff to identify needs, resolve problems or provide other information. May facilitate patient movement to other departments. Answers phone calls, providing staff assistance as appropriate. May answer eLerts and triage to RN/MD.
  • New Admissions, Transfer & Discharge Activities in eCareManager:
    Ensures current ADT and patient data is importing, interfacing and trending to and from eCareManager, EMR, Bedside Monitors, etc. Ensures continuous trending for all ICU and IMCU assigned monitored beds in the system at all times by utilizing eCareManager notifications, text pager notifications, and other communications from staff. Updates patient census: eCareManager patient lists, EMR, assignment sheet/logs, and monitoring screens.
  • Electronic Medical Record EMR:
    Performs all ADT (admission, discharge and transfer) functions. Runs reports and audits as requested by unit manager or designee. Facilitates entry of non-medication verbal orders during a Code Blue or other emergencies. Uses computer, telephone or requisition to enter physician orders, diagnostic tests or other procedures. May act as a resource for the EMR for staff and physicians.
Requiredqualifications for this position include:
  • H.S. Diploma or GED Coursework/Training successful completion of Basic Cardiac Arrhythmia Interpretation class with a score of at least 80% on final exam. Individuals hired with previous monitor technician experience must pass a challenge exam with a score of at least 80%.
  • 1 year ECG monitoring experience managing patients on cardiac monitors in a telemetry, neurological, cardiac ICU, ICU or TeleICU.
  • To be promoted to a Monitor Tech II level, EICU Monitor Tech must successfully complete 3 months of orientation with one on one training in the ICU with an assigned Preceptor. After the 3 month orientation period, will then complete 9 months of experience in the EICU monitoring patients with an assigned resource support staff member. At the conclusion of the 9 months of training experience must be able to independently monitor a patient load of 35 patients and successfully pass competencies. At that time Employee may qualified to promote to a
  • Monitor Tech Certification preferred.
  • Current CPR.
Preferredqualifications for this position include:
  • Previous experience using electronic medical record

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