Job Description



To perform this job successfully, an individual should be a high school graduate or equivalent; Must fall into one of the following categories:  Graduate of a formal Nurse Aide class; or Have successfully completed the Skills Lab and fundamentals of bedside care portion of their L.V.N. or R.N. program; or Have successfully completed an EMT or Medical Office Assistant Program; or recent experience as Unit Clerk/Monitor Tech in an acute care setting; or have front line patient experience in a healthcare facility for six (6) months or greater.  Must have a basic understanding of Medical Terminology.  Must take and successfully pass basic arrhythmia recognition certification class within 90 day introductory period, prior to independent practice and successfully complete CCS's Unit Clerk & Monitor Technician Training within 90 days of hire.  Must have and maintain current BLS certification or obtain within orientation process, prior to hands-on patient care. Must have and maintain Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) certification or obtain within six (6) months of assignment to department.
 
Under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse, the Monitor Technician is responsible for performing and organizing the clerical activities necessary to maintain the medical record and coordinating on-going activities within the assigned unit.  Continuously monitors the ECG patterns of all patients including those remotely monitored.  Facilitates the documentation of ECG strips.  Evaluates ECG rhythms via cardiac intervals and alerts the Registered Nurse to changes of life-threatening alterations in the patient’s ECG patterns, taking into consideration of the age of the patient in question, i.e. adult and geriatric.
 
Must be able to work normal/scheduled working hours which may include Holidays, call-backs, weeknights, weekends, and on-call in the Director's absence. Agrees to participate, as directed, in emergencies and community disasters during scheduled and unscheduled hours.
 
Needs to recognize that they have an affirmative duty and responsibility for reporting perceived misconduct, including actual or potential violations of laws, regulations, policies, procedures, or this organization’s standards/code of conduct.
 
The employee must work well under pressure, meet multiple and sometimes competing deadlines; and the incumbent shall at all times demonstrate a cooperative behavior with colleagues and supervisors from all departments of the Hospital and government agency employees.

 
The Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit, qualifications, potential and competency.   The Hospital policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), religion (all aspects of religious beliefs, observance or practice, including religious dress or grooming practices) marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or a record or history of cancer, and genetic characteristics), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition), genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.  It also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.  Discrimination can also include failing to reasonably accommodate religious practices or qualified individuals with disabilities where the accommodation does not pose an undue hardship.  All such discrimination is unlawful.
 
The Hospital is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities.  This commitment applies to all persons involved in the Hospital operations and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Hospital, including supervisors and coworkers.

 
SVMC is a tobacco-free facility.
 

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