Monitor Tech - Relocation Offered!
Company: MEDSTAR HEALTH
Posted on: September 14, 2022
A health care team member who
observes the cardiac monitors to identify and documents
dysrhythmias and notifies RN of any critical life threatening
issues. Minimum Qualifications
High School Diploma or
Minimum 1-2 year experience
Patient Monitoring Certification
Passing Score of 80% on ECG test ( MGH)Knowledge, Skills &
Ability to read, write, speak, and
comprehend English. Basic Computer skills to perform Data entry
HIPAA policies on ConfidentialityPrimary Duties and
patients, supplies or equipment as directed by supervisory staff.
Interprets basic dysrhythmias,
calculates heart rates and EKG intervals (PR, QRS, QT Intervals).
Accurately admits patients to the remote monitor station (patient
first and last name, room number and date). Uses 2 patient
identifiers when admitting and discharging patients from the remote
monitor. Notifies the Primary RN of any change in the patients
rhythm at the time of the occurrence and documents same via a
tracing. Completes daily counts of all remote monitoring equipment
and documents (telemetries, pulse Oxy, NTXs, cables). Transcribes
patient data onto chart in an accurate and concise manner.
Documents the rhythms on the monitor Log and patient chart
according to the Remote Monitor Protocol. Obtains/files of monitor
strips on all patients. Communication: Between all levels of health
care team, patients, visitors and customers.
Answers telephone per hospital
protocol (name, unit and customer service script). Works with
Critical Care Charge RN daily to review remote monitors and
patients. (8a and 8p). Maintains professional communication with
Health Care Team members at all time. Obtains remote unit nursing
assignments and voceras every shift Utilizes vocera and/or
telephone to notify Primary RN of changes in remote monitor
rhythms. Ensures all rhythm strip documents arrive at remote unit
each shift (7a, 3p, 11p). Notifies Critical Care Charge RN /
Manager of any missing equipment daily. Reviews remote monitor
rhythms with physician daily. Development: Maintains current
knowledge, certification, and licensure.
Participates in training and
development activities when learning needs are identified. Attends
hospital sponsored training programs as required by the department.
Completes all mandatory requirements, certifications, and licensure
within allotted timeframe for completion (License, PPD,
Competencies, Age Specifics, etc.) Organizational knowledge: Works
effectively within and between departments.
Participates in departmental
projects. Participates in interdepartmental activities when asked.
Demonstrates a constructive approach during all interactions with
staff, supervisors, and managers both inside and outside the
unit.Department/Unit Specific Functions and Duties
Assists in the collection of PI Data
(length of stay, ICU returns and Discharge call backs). About
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care
for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while
advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation
and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians
work in a variety of settings across our health system, including
10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the
largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly
respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the
medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for
more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the
next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education
and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health
offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal
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