Monitor Tech - Full Time(Emergency Services)
CHRISTUS St. Vincent
490A West Zia Rd
Santa Fe, NM 87505
POSITION SUMMARY: Assists nursing staff by transcribing physician's orders during emergent situations. Continuously observes, documents, and reports the cardiac rhythm status in the units and/or on telemetry. Performs clerical duties ensuring accuracy of unit records. Serves as communication center for nursing unit. Performs other duties as assigned by Director, Clinical Manager and Clinical Supervisor.
EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent. Successful completion of Basic Dysrhythmias courses required. Medical Terminology preferred.
CERTIFICATION/LICENSES:BLS issued through American Heart Association required within first week of employment.
SKILLS: Cardiac monitoring, basic computer and typing skills, excellent phone etiquette and spelling abilities required. Ability to read, speak and write English fluently. Experience operating Facsimile and duplicating equipment preferred.
EXPERIENCE: One year experience in a hospital setting preferred.
NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
-Responsible to: Director / Clinical Manager
- Bloodborne pathogen B
Employee will be expected to utilize all protective equipment available whenever there is a potential for exposure to infectious materials or hazardous chemicals. Cleaning, repair and replacement of this protective equipment will be furnished by the hospital.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Most work is done in a sitting position over long periods of time with hands and arms slightly raised. Regular changes of position from sitting, standing, walking. Must be able to carry up to 25 pounds and transport by wheelchair patients weighing more than two hundred pounds. Must be able to listen to multiple conversations around working area while performing other tasks. Utilizes available tools to prevent worker injuries.