Atlantic Health System is seeking a per diem Monitor Technician for 2 West/ 2 Hussey at Newton Medical Center, to work varied shift including 2 weekend shift per scheduling.
Assigns an available telemetry number to patient, as ordered.
Clears memory and adjusts alarm parameters and arrhythmic functions in collaboration with the assigned nurse.
Labels the monitor holder with the patient name, room number and physician.
Maintains a log sheet noting patient name, room number, date telemetry applied and date telemetry discontinued.
Requests nurse to check lead placement if it is in question.
Builds sample strip on patient in patient history; runs an admission strip marked Admission Strip documenting date, time, and PR, QRS, QT and rhythm.
Observes continuously all monitored patients at the central monitor, arranging for appropriate.
Keeps all safety alarms on at all times. Receives reports from the off-going shift and follows up on any problems reported.
Documents telemetry rhythm strips and interpretations every eight hours and when changes occur in patient status.
Documentation should include: date, time, PR interval, QRS measurement, QT, rhythm and any other ectopy.
Documents arrhythmias as they occur.
Documentation should include: date, time, PR interval, QRS measurement, QT, ectopy, who was notified, and what treatment to ordered/completed.
Runs and posts continuous strip for life threatening arrhythmias, codes, and IV medications when requested by the Registered Nurse or physician.
Checks each shift that the patient name, room number, and telemetry number coincide.
HS Diploma or equivalent required
Current Monitor Tech experience preferred
Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined with the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortune's 'Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For' list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families, and our employees.
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