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Monitor Technician - Telemetry (Per Diem)

Benefits Eligibility (Employment Type):  Select benefits (0-19 hours per week)
Shift Type:  Day
Shift Length:  8 Hours
Primary Location (City):  Springfield
State:  OR

PeaceHealth is seeking a Monitor Technician - Telemetry (Per Diem) for a per diem, Day shift position. 

Req ID: 175551 

 

JOB SUMMARY

This position is responsible for obtaining and interpreting cardiac physiological monitoring data, documenting any changes in arrhythmias and reporting and problems to a registered nurse or physician.  Also responsible for assessing and maintaining equipment to ensure proper function.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Operate the appropriate monitoring device in accordance with physician orders.  Expert at using all functions of central monitoring equipment. 
  2. Observe monitors continually, detecting and documenting any changes in heart rhythm and arrhythmias according to department standards.  Identify and interpret EKG and relay pertinent information to physician or nurse according to department standards.
  3. Assist physicians in viewing rhythm history.
  4. Orient staff to central monitoring capability and role of Monitor Tech.
  5. Perform clerical duties as assigned which may include:  processing admissions, discharges and transfers; physician order entry.
  6. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Completion of Nurse Aide, Medical Assistant or equivalent program preferred. 
  • Completion of EKG class, monitoring equipment class, and order entry class within 1 month of hire.

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience in healthcare setting preferred.  Prefer work within cardiology specialty preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs.

 

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.

 

OTHER SKILLS:

  • Basic computer skills including MS Office applications.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely.
  • Basic knowledge of anatomy/physiology of the heart.

 

 

REGION/LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTES:

RIVERBEND PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires normal amounts of physical effort at least 66% of the time.            
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 30 lbs. or less.      
  • Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation.  Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids.  
  • Duties require the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail (more than 65% of work time).

 

There may be more than one opening on this posting.

 

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

 

About PeaceHealth

 

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.

 

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Springfield community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.

 

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!

 

Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

 

Location: Springfield, SHMC at Riverbend (420)
Job Category:  Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support 
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 0.0
Work Type:  Per Diem/Relief
Hourly compensation starts at: $17.78, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support

 

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

 

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

 

Posting Notes: Springfield || Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support ||Nursing Assistant, Medical Assistant, LPN || Per Diem/Relief || ROUTINE NURSING SVCS


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