MONITOR TECH - EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT in Reno, NV at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 8/15/2019

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Job Description



Responsibilities

Department: Emergency 

Staus: Full Time

Shift: Nights

 

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 daily. 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

1. Previous acute care experience preferred.

2. Previous Monitor Tech experience preferred.3. High school diploma or equivalent required.4. Must be able to communicate in English (Speak, Write).5. BLS (AHA) certification required.6. Successful completion of Basic Arrhythmia training within 90 days of hire required.

Employees must be in their current position for a minimum of six calendar months and not received any disciplinary action within the last six months to apply and be considered for a transfer.

 

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