The Monitor Technician is responsible for monitoring patients'cardiac telemetry readings from a centralized location in the unit through a wireless network. Responsible and accountable for maintaining performance skills. Routinely works every other weekend, holidays, overtime, and/or on an on-call/call-back status in their assigned shift. (This position summary contains the most relevant duties and responsibilities and does not exclude other assignments not mentioned.)
BLOOD-BORNE PATHOGENS EXPOSURE CATEGORY (OSHA)
Category I: Exposed to blood-borne or potentially infectious material. _____
Category II: Sometimes exposed to blood-borne or potentially infectious material. __X_
Category III: Not exposed to blood-borne or potentially infectious material. __ __
EDUCATION / LICENSURE:
High School Graduate/G.E.D required
Must demonstrate commitment and adherence to STHS's Compliance Program and Code of Conduct through compliance with all policies and procedures, the Code of Conduct, attendance at required training and immediately reporting suspected compliance issue(s) to the Compliance Officer..
Candidate must complete dysrhythmia course prior to completion of orientation.
Must have and maintain current BLS certification, according to unit specific needs. Certification must be in accordance with the curriculum of the AHA, for Healthcare Provider's Program.
Basic Computer Skills preferred.
3. Six (6) months to one (1) year previous experience preferred.