Monitor Tech - F/T Nights - Temp in Blue Springs, MO at St. Mary's Medical Center

Date Posted: 6/26/2019

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Job Description



Overview

St. Mary’s Medical Center is a faith-based, 146-bed acute care hospital providing a wide range of services, including 24-hour Emergency Department, Joint and Spine Institute, Surgical Services and outpatient services. St. Mary's Medical Center has provided high-quality compassionate care to the residents of Blue Springs and Eastern Jackson County for more than 30 years. St. Mary's, one of Kansas City’s best kept secrets, offers patients the best of both worlds--a warm, caring environment, close to home while providing the wide range of services and expertise typically found in much larger facilities.

Responsibilities

*** This is a Temporary Position which will last approximately 12 Weeks ***

 

The Monitor Tech is an unlicensed person who performs indirect care in the department setting. Monitors cardiac rhythms via direct cardiac monitors. Meets the communication needs of the department. Transcribes physician orders in the absence of CPOE and EMR clinical documentation system. Verifies that lab tests and radiology tests have been ordered and done. Prepares and complies records in the ER. Orders supplies for the unit and prepares and completes each patient's chart for necessary forms needed on a daily basis. Able to assist nursing staff with indirect patient care duties as long as the activity does not distract from primary responsibility for dysrhythmia monitoring. *Note: May provide direct patient care under the direct supervision of the RN within scope of Certified Nursing Assistant if 1) possesses active CNA certification; 2) demonstrates annual competency in CNA duties and skills and 3) is relieved of Monitor Technician duties during the time of assisting the RN.

Qualifications

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & TRAINING

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent or related experience required for all new hires, effective April 2014.

  • Current Dysrhythmia Interpretation Certificate upon hire and maintain current

  • Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current

  • Six months’ previous experience as Monitor Technician preferred.

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