The posted compensation range of $23.16 - $29.10 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.
St. John’s Regional Medical Center located in Oxnard California is a recognized as a Top 250 Hospital in the Nation and as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care by Healthgrades. St. John’s Regional is a part of Dignity Health’s Southern California Division and is a member of CommonSpirit Health the largest not-for-profit health care system in the nation boasting an integrated network of top quality hospitals with physicians from the most prestigious medical schools and comprehensive outpatient services - all recognized for quality safety and service. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to help meet the growing health care needs of our communities. Learn more at www.dignityhealth.org/StJohnsRegional.
In keeping with the Dignity Health core values, a monitor technician provides clerical support to the nursing department, provides continuous observation of telemetry monitors to identify normal and abnormal rhythm, and seeks appropriate intervention necessary to ensure patient safety.
This position is represented by SEIU UHW and is covered by the terms and conditions of the applicable collective bargaining agreement.
- Completion of basic arrhythmia course
- Internal basic arrhythmia and lethal arrhythmia assessment test with a score of 85% or better
- High school education or equivalency
- Current AHA CPR certification (CT CPRBLS)
- A minimum of six (6) months recent acute care experience as a unit clerk
- Nursing background
- Previous computer and or electronic health record experience
- Basic EKG court certification
- Demonstrates a working knowledge of basic arrhythmia; basic medical terminology; clerical practices and procedures.
- Ability to recognize basic normal and abnormal cardiac rhythm and demonstrates a working knowledge of basic arrhythmia; basic medical terminology; clerical practices and procedures.
- The Monitor Technician is responsible for the monitoring (viewing central station, running ECG strips and notifying primary nurse or charge nurse of changes) of cardiac telemetry patients and for light clerical/receptionist duties (answering phone and call light systems).
- They actively participate in arranging and coordinating activities for patient care.
- Coordinates communications between nursing staff, house supervisor, physicians and unit leaders.
- The Monitor Technician is also responsible for keeping track of the telemetry boxes, ECG cables and nursing communication devices/phones.
- They must consistently demonstrate the ability to recognize basic normal and abnormal cardiac rhythm and to use the appropriate channels to escalate any changes to the nursing /healthcare team in effort to ensure appropriate intervention.
- Demonstrates caring behaviors by displaying positive, cheerful attitude towards guests and co-workers, courteous telephone manners.
- Ability to organize and prioritize work efficiently.
- Communicates well and clearly both orally and in writing using the English language; spells correctly, writes legibly.
- Ability to understand and follow oral and written instruction in exact detail.
- Preserves the confidentiality of medical records.
- Reacts calmly and efficiently in emergencies.
- Ability to operate common office equipment.
- Adheres to dress code.
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