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Monitor Tech - PRN (2298) in Cleveland, MS at Bolivar Medical Center

Date Posted: 4/20/2019

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Job Description

Bolivar Medical Center

Provides indirect care in the department setting.  Monitors cardiac rhythms via direct cardiac screen or telemetry monitors.  Meets communication needs of the department.  Transcribes physician orders from records with notation and signatures by nursing staff.  Prepares and compiles records in the department.  Maintains regulatory body requirements, policies and procedures and participates in performance improvement activities.

Job Requirements

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
  • Approaches family and visitors in a kind and professional manner.
  • Gives explanations and verbal reassurances consistently to family and visitors.
  • Interacts professionally with co-workers and other healthcare providers.
  • Fosters communication between multiple disciplines on the behalf of the patient.
  • Participates in informal conferences involving the care of patients.
  • Answers the telephone and intercom in a timely and polite manner.
  • Communicates ideas for improvement to the unit manager/charge nurse.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity.  Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Organizes and manages activities to show consideration of the unit as a whole.
  • Reflects knowledge and judgment in decisions and actions within the job description of the Unit Secretary/Monitor Technician.
  • Is aware of patient condition and whereabouts when patient is out of the unit.
  • Communicates information about dysrhythmias to the charge nurse and primary care nurse.
  • Demonstrates competency in interpreting dysrhythmias.
  • Transcribes orders within one hour when feasible.
  • Enters orders correctly into the computer.
  • Maintains current copies of lab results and x-rays and makes them available to staff.
  • Orders supplies and stocks as required.
  • Maintains accuracy of Kardex to ensure complete and accurate patient care.
  • Alerts nursing staff to abnormal lab test results.
  • Maintains logbooks in the department.
  • Assists in recording information for performance improvement activities.
  • Runs and posts rhythm strips at the specified times.
  • Assists other staff members as needed with transferring and transporting of patients.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of computer system.
  • Accepts additional assignments willingly.
  • Maintains regulatory requirements.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.
  • Reports to work on time and as scheduled, completes work within designated time.
  • Wears identification while on duty, uses computerized punch time system correctly.
  • Completes inservices and returns in a timely fashion.
  • Attends annual review and department inservices, as scheduled.
  • Attends staff meetings annually, reads and returns all monthly staff meeting minutes.
  • Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.
  • Actively participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities.
  • Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.
  • Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the facility, as well as the focus statement of the department.
 
Regulatory Requirements:
  • High School diploma or the equivalent.
  • Monitor technician certificate (includes successful completion of dysrhythmia recognition course).

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