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Monitor Tech

Company: WellStar Health System, Inc.
Location: Marietta
Posted on: May 19, 2023

Job Description:

ResponsibilitiesGreen 5 West is a cardiac telemetry unit that specializes in the care of the Heart Failure/Advanced Heart Failure population. In addition to managing CHF patients, this 29 bed unit cares for patients with cardiac drips, chest pain, open heart surgery preparation, pre & post heart cath and medical overflow patients. This unit is equipped to provide specialized treatment for heart conditions and are staffed with medical personnel trained in cardiac care.--The Monitor Technician functions under the direction of the Nurse Manager to facilitate safe, age appropriate and culturally aware patient care by observing cardiac monitors to ensure recognition of arrhythmias.--Cardiac monitor technicians are responsible for watching patients' heart rates and /or pulse oximetry and reporting important changes to the nursing staff; they often use equipment that tracks several patients simultaneously. They clean and maintain equipment and ensure batteries are charged and installed properly.--Additional duties may include clerical and receptionist functions, retrieval of data, preparing and maintaining patient charts, verifying current telemetry orders in an accurate and timely manner, and serving as the pivotal communication source to the clinical staff.QualificationsRequired Minimum Education High School graduate or equivalent Required Required Minimum Experience Previous experience as monitor technician in an acute care setting Required and Staff members with monitor tech experience are required to provide proof of participation in a EKG monitoring course such as Learn Rhythm of a comparable course. Required Required Minimum Skills Ability to read, write and speak the English language; Strong customer service and interpersonal skills; Ability to collaborate with health care providers to facilitate provision of patient care; Ability to multi-task essential; Ability to function in stressful and emergency situations essential; Strong detail orientation required; Computer skills required; Knowledge of medical terminology preferred; Personal time management skills are required. Required Minimum License(s) and Certification(s)Basic Life Support 2.00 Required 2.00 Additional Licenses and Certifications

Keywords: WellStar Health System, Inc., Marietta , Monitor Tech, Other , Marietta, Georgia

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