Monitor Technician (ICU) – Per Diem, Variable (Hollywood)

The Monitor Technician provides continuous observation of the patients cardiac rhythm. Identifies basic arrhythmias and provides prompt notification of changes/issues to the licensed nurse or Physician. Troubleshoots false alarms and system issues. Documents values and mounts rhythm strips according to unit standards.

Provides continuous observation and cardiac monitoring for an assigned group of patients, reporting changes in patient condition to licensed nurse and/or physician as appropriate. Ensures patient monitors and/or telemetry units are intact and functional. Identifies basic arrhythmias, anticipates emergent situations, and reacts appropriately. Troubleshoots false alarms and the monitoring system. Obtains and mounts rhythm strips as directed and provides an accurate rhythm summary at change of shift or as needed. Establishes and maintains effective filing systems. Maintains accurate telemetry documentation, and ensures infection control and HIPAA compliance.

Engages in caring behaviors, taking conscious ownership for work and takes a proactive, deliberate, and thoughtful actions regarding work activities. Demonstrates appropriate use of independent judgement and decision making. Effectively uses all applicable computer and office systems/procedures. Ensures the work area is clean, clutter free and organized. Maintains telemetry box inventory and functioning. Ensures infection control procedures and cleaning of equipment.

Minimum Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent required. Minimum Experience: Understanding of basic medical terminology. Must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in English. Computer literacy and proficiency. Bilingual skills to communicate effectively with patients and families preferred. One (1) year previous experience as a Monitor Technician preferred. Req. Certification/Licensure: Basic Arrhythmia Certification required. AHA Basic Life Support required. Hospital Fire and Life Safety Card (Los Angeles City Employees only) required.

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