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Monitor Tech-UPMC Jameson (Flex Full-Time)

  • Job ID: 730594815
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Flex
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: UPMC Jameson
  • Department: Central Monitoring
  • Location: 1211 Wilmington Avenue, New Castle PA 16105
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $13.50 to $20.57 / hour

Description

Vigilant and highly responsive, Monitor Techs provide continuous surveillance of patient cardiac monitors—sometimes many at once—and immediately notify appropriate nursing staff of any change or life-threatening dysrhythmia observed. Monitor Techs float to all areas of the hospital to place and scan Holter monitors and perform EKGs.

As a Monitor Tech, you will complete a brief medical history for each patient, and practice transparency by communicating the nature and purpose of examinations in terms the patient can understand. In addition to playing a crucial role in patient safety, you will also be responsible for equipment maintenance and troubleshooting, scheduling of exams, inventory, and billing.

 

UPMC Jameson is currently hiring a Full-Time Flex Monitor Tech.

 

Be there for our patients. Earn great pay and benefits while contributing to world-class health care. Apply to be a Monitor Tech today!


Responsibilities:

  • Assist with coordinating transfers.
  • Notify Primary Care Nurse and/or Clinical Supervisor or Charge Nurse of changes.
  • General Secretarial Duties.
  • Provide copy of shift summary and send to appropriate unit of remote monitored patients.
  • Utilize monitor pause to ensure right monitor, right patient, and right room.
  • Placement of, or send to appropriate remote unit, daily monitor renewal labels.
  • Daily monitoring charge in Star system.
  • Cardiac monitoring.
  • Interact with families and visitors.
  • Assist with discharges.
  • Interpretation of cardiac rhythms.
  • Answer Telephones and deliver messages.
  • At the end of 3-11 shifts, send the past 24 hour record to the appropriate unit of remote monitored patients.
  • Documentation of rhythms by printing end of shift strips, include shift summary and changes.
  • Assist with tear down of discharge charts.
  • Verbally report to incoming ICT.
  • Assist with transcription of orders if skill level permits.
  • Communication, internal and external.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent. 
  •  Cardiac Monitor reading skills obtained through completion of Basic Arrhythmia class. 
  •  Knowledge of unit specific policies and procedures. 
  •  Computer skills.
  • Possess Intermediate Care Unit, computer, typing, organizational, communication (both verbal and written) telephone etiquette skills. Knowledge of Medical Terminology.
  •  Ability to use Intermediate Care Unit monitors and Central Station, telephone, fax, computer.
  • Access to medications is limited to the distribution of the medication to the nurse.

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    UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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