Catholic Health Initiatives Georgia Monitor Tech in FORT OGLETHORPE, Georgia

Georgia Monitor Tech

Description

Job Details

Facility: CHI Memorial

Location: Fort Oglethorpe, GA

Department: Med/Surg

Job Type: PRN

Shift: 7a-7p

Important Note: Nicotine is part of our pre-employment drug screen

Job Summary

The Monitor Technician is responsible for the continuous observation and documentation of cardiac rhythms and identification of any changes. As Training Specialist, conducts training sessions for all new hires and nursing personnel.

Essential Duties

  • Set up telemetry equipment for new admissions according to established procedures.

  • Use knowledge of basic cardiac arrhythmia to interpret rhythm strips according to hospital policy.

  • Maintain documentation on telemetry patients.

  • Maintain correct flow of communication for quality patient care (i.e., troubleshooting, patient status, and quality issues)

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Education

  • High School graduate or equivalent.

  • Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.

  • Basic EKG class preferred.

Experience

  • Knowledge of or experience in healthcare.

  • Typing skills preferred, but not required.

  • Telemetry experience preferred.

Licensure or Certifications

  • Successful completion of basic EKG class during probationary period then annually thereafter.

Equipment/Skills

  • Use of computer, copier, fax, phone, printers, beepers, and Nurse Call System, Bed-tracking System, and telemetry equipment.

  • Good written/verbal communication skills including pleasant phone manners and effective organizational skills.

Job Clinical Support

Primary Location GEORGIA-FORT OGLETHORPE-MEMORIAL HOSPITAL GEORGIA

Daily Schedule 7a-7p

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0188514

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.