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Monitor Technician

Virginia Mason Medical Center Seattle, Washington
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Requisition ID 221306 Employment Type Part Time Department Critical Care Hours/Pay Period 72 Shift Night Weekly Schedule 36 Remote No Category Technician
Overview

Virginia Mason Franciscan Health brings together two award winning health systems in Washington state – CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason. As one integrated health system with the most patient access points in western Washington our team includes 18,000 staff and nearly 5,000 employed physicians and affiliated providers. At Virginia Mason Franciscan Health you will find the safest and highest quality of care provided by our expert, compassionate medical care team at 11 hospitals and nearly 300 sites throughout the greater Puget Sound region.


Responsibilities

Located in Seattle, WA, Virginia Mason is an internationally recognized leader in the continuous improvement of health care. With an extensive list of awards and distinctions that includes our recognition as Top Hospital of the Decade by The Leapfrog Group, Virginia Mason offers you the opportunity to partner with exceptionally talented peers at every level. 

You will contribute to the strength of our Team Medicine approach to collaborative medicine and benefit from the changes enacted through our Virginia Mason Production System, a model that has transformed health care by providing patients with easier access to care, reducing errors, and continuously innovating patient safety and quality that has been adopted by other organizations here and abroad. Join us, and find out how many ways Virginia Mason offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - our patients.  

This position provides on-going surveillance of patient cardiac monitors and provides RNs with immediate notification of any changes in cardiac rhythms and/or vital signs. This position also performs Patient Flow Coordinator duties on monitored units.


Qualifications
  • High school diploma, or equivalent.
  • Comprehensive working knowledge and demonstrated skill in recognizing, abnormal cardiac rhythms.
  • Working knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, diagnostic tests/procedures, and medications.
  • Strong problem solving, organizational, and time management skills.
  • Ability to work independently, and respond appropriately in stressful situations.
  • Excellent interpersonal, and verbal and written communication, skills.
  • Proficiency in using personal computer.
  • Ability to assertively advocate for patient safety, by communicating the urgency of patient hemodynamic instability through monitoring of vital signs and rhythm changes from the monitor screens.
  • Must pass an EKG validation test when hired and annually thereafter to ensure competency.

Just as Virginia Mason is dedicated to improving the lives of our patients and our community, we are equally dedicated to your professional and personal success. With a wide range of perks that includes comprehensive compensation and benefits, continuing education and support, and the opportunity to live in one of the most livable cities in the country, you will find that an opportunity with Team Medicine is one worth taking.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.




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