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Monitor Technician - PMC-Three East- Per diem varies

Company: Meridian Health
Location: North Bergen
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Job Description:

OverviewHow have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our healthcare teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.Assist the Nursing and Medical Staff in observing cardiac rhythms on the Central Monitor, denoting any changes that occur and performing selected technical and clerical duties, as assigned by the Director and/or Charge Nurse. ResponsibilitiesDemonstrates competence in observing the Central Monitor for any changes in the cardiac rhythm and immediately reports such changes to the nurse in charge of the patient.Takes and mounts in the patients' medical record the electrocardiogram rhythm tracings of each patient on telemetry at the beginning of the shift and whenever there is a change in the patients rhythm of cardiac status.Records in the Technicians log the patient's cardiac rhythm. As noted during his/her shift.Demonstrates competence and an awareness and understanding of patients' needs for comfort and safety in applying electrodes and maintaining the telemetry unit while inpatient use. Identifies patient by name before applying or checking electrodes and telemetry unit; checks patients' name and band for correct identification; assures proper name and that band is secured on patients wrist.Provides patient education in regard to care and use of the telemetry unit. Utilizes knowledge of techniques and regulations appropriate to the ages of patients served. Communicates clearly and tactfully with patients.Maintains the central monitor and individual telemetry units telemetry units in proper working order.Prepares reports and statistics in a complete and accurate manner, as pletes weekly and monthly tasks in a timely manner; reports to the Director and/orCharge Nurse regularly on the status of ongoing project.Responds promptly to placing new patients on telemetry; anticipates patient needs andchecks on telemetry placement regularly. Recognizes abnormal EKG readings and reports them to the nurse in charge of thepatient immediately. QualificationsEDUCATION: High School graduate, or equivalent, two years college background preferred. Successful completion of an approved ECG Course preferred. WORK EXPERIENCE: One year experience as EKG testing preferred. Our Network As a courtesy to assist you in your job search, we would like to send your resume to other areas of our Hackensack Meridian Health network who may have current openings that fit your skills and experience.

Keywords: Meridian Health, North Bergen , Monitor Technician - PMC-Three East- Per diem varies, Other , North Bergen, New Jersey

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