Job Details

  • Title

    Monitor Tech

  • Category

    Patient Care Support

  • Department

    Telemetry AP3N

  • Schedule

    Per-Diem

  • Shift

    Day

  • Location

    Eisenhower Medical Center
    Rancho Mirage, CA

  • Job Objective: A brief overview of the position.
    • Performs basic secretarial and clerical/computer skills, order entry, ordering and storing of clerical and clinical supplies, and phone answering. Interprets rhythm strips and dysrhythmias.
  • Reports to
    • Clinical Director
  • Supervises
    • N/A
  • Ages of Patients
    • Adolescent
    • Adult
    • Geriatric
  • Blood Borne Pathogens
    • Minimal/ No Potential
  • Qualifications
    • Education
      • Required: EKG Class
      • Preferred: Medical Terminology Class
    • Licensure/Certification
      • N/A
    • Experience
      • N/A
  • Essential Responsibilities
    • Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations.
    • Transcribes physician orders in a legible and accurate manner.
    • Stat orders transcribed and relayed to nursing in a timely manner.
    • 24-hour chart and Kardex check to assure correct transcription of physician orders by others.
    • Orders preps and tests per guidelines to include: initiating NPO, correct sequencing of tests, change in diet, placing appropriate checklist on chart.
    • Prepares charts for admission, transfer, and discharge per Medical Record Policy:
      • chart order is correct, charts are thinned appropriately, and all pages are addressographed appropriately.
    • Notifies admitting regarding ADT.
    • Uses computer correctly for order entry.
    • Places computer order number on physician order sheet.
    • Coordinates ordering unit supplies with assigned M.S.C.
    • Aids in keeping unit and supplies orderly.
    • Assists nursing staff with tasks and procedures as designated, such as setting up rooms for admits.
    • Prepares RN worksheets for report.
    • Documents correct and accurate information on daily census.
    • Initiates solutions to unit needs without prompting such as taking part in computer projects, maintenance of bulletin boards and distribution of mail.
    • Interprets rhythm strips accurately.
    • Documents rhythm strips according to existing hospital guidelines.
    • Completes telemetry charges daily.
    • Communicates in a timely manner all rhythm changes and dysrhythmias to RN.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

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