Monitor Tech - LHMI - DOU in Port Huron, MI at Lake Huron Medical Center

Date Posted: 9/10/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Overview Lake Huron Medical Center has an unparalleled tradition of providing compassionate, high-quality health care to the Blue Water Area for nearly 65 years. Our rich history of delivering life-saving and life-changing medical care to our neighbors stands at our core as we continue to make health care accessible to all and tailored to fit our community's specific needs. We are dedicated to providing innovative, quality patient care, close to home. Utilizing state-of-the-art equipment and advanced technology along with evidence based practices; we will provide superior health care to every patient, every time. As a member of Prime Healthcare, our patients benefit from the expertise of a larger hospital system, in a smaller, more personal setting. We believe that in health care, just like in life, minutes always matter.

Lake Huron Medical Center earned a five-star overall hospital rating by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

Responsibilities 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.  DOU only: May provide direct patient care  to adult and geriatric patients 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.

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Education and Work Experience

  1. High School Diploma or Equivalent or related experience required for all new hires, effective April 2014.
  2. Current Dysrhythmia Interpretation Certificate upon hire and maintain current.
  3. Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.
  4. Six months previous experience as Monitor Technician preferred.
 

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