Monitor Tech - Telemetry in National City, CA at PARADISE VALLEY HOSPITAL

Date Posted: 10/24/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    2400 East 4th Street
    National City, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/24/2018

Job Description

The Monitor Tech is an unlicensed person who performs indirect care in the department setting. Monitors cardiac rhythms via direct cardiac monitors. Facilitates 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 ICU. 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. ICU 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.