Monitor Tech, FH Tele Med Surg Acute Care

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  • Location: Fresno, CA, 93720
  • Date Posted: 2022-07-01
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Category: Healthcare
  • Req Number: 2022-30770
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Overview: *All positions are located in Fresno/Clovis CA*

We're looking for Monitor Techs to join our growing team! In this fast-paced environment, you will be responsible for monitoring, detecting and accurately recording heart rhythm patterns. From assessing normal and abnormal ECG interval measurements, to proper and improper pacemaker rhythms, to implantable defibrillator function, you will be integral to the high level of care we provide our patients. This is the perfect opportunity to grow your experience and become a leader in the continuum of care for patients.

Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital opened in 2003 as a dedicated cardiovascular surgery hospital and expanded to include bariatric and general surgery in 2006. With those changes, this 57-bed hospital in north Fresno has quietly become a worldwide leader in bariatric and metabolic surgery. Fresno Heart is highly collaborative with the Community Regional staff.

Because we know our ability to provide the highest level of care begins with our incredible staff, we provide excellent benefits. On top of competitive pay, hearty retirement plans, and other core benefits, we provide extras like free concierge services to run your errands while you work, on-demand well-being, a free employee gym with free personal training, and more.

Your Career at Community | Opportunity. Challenge. Growth. Responsibilities: In your role, you will:
  • Observe, monitor, review and document each patient's cardiac rhythm. Differentiate between lethal and non-lethal arrhythmias and notifies the RN promptly of any arrhythmias.
  • Review patients' cardiac medication profiles. Notify the nursing and medical staff of heart rhythm pattern variances or ECG interval variances that represent adverse reactions or toxic effects of medications.
  • Use calipers to measure rate and ECG intervals of patients' heart rhythm patterns on a graphic tape readout, analyze the heart rhythm and record the information on patient's charts.
  • Record strips every 4 hours, or as needed. Maintain an adequate supply of monitoring supplies.
  • Report malfunction of the cardiac monitoring computer and central station equipment to the Manager; thoroughly cleans patient monitor components.
Qualifications: Education and Experience:
  • High School Diploma, High School Equivalency (HSE) or Completion of a CHS Approved Individualized Education Plan (IEP) Certificate required
  • Successful completion of a Basic Arrhythmia Recognition or ECG/EKG interpretation course required
  • 1 year of Unit Clerk experience preferred
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and computer experience preferred

Licenses and Certifications:
  • BLS - Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers by American Heart Association (AHA) required
  • ECG - ECG Rhythm Exam Non-Clinical (Administered by CHS) completion required within 30 days of hire or transfer into position