Monitor Technician PRN

WellStar Health System Marietta, GA

About the Job

Overview


How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion, pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining example of what's possible when the brightest professionals dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare industry, and in people's lives.


Responsibilities


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.


Qualifications


Required Minimum Education

  • High School graduate or equivalent required.

Required Minimum Experience

  • Previous experience as monitor technician in an acute care setting preferred. 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 Minimum Certification

  •  BLS from American Heart Association required. Maintains competency and/or certification specific to departmental requirements.

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.


We’d like to invite you on a career journey like no other! In return for your contributions, we’ll help you make the most of all life’s moments – on and off the job. Wellstar Total Rewards is designed to provide for your total well-being, including: Your Wellness, Your Pay, Your Future, Your Joy.  We think it’s pretty simple – we care for our team members and our team members care for the community.

Make a difference in patients’ lives… and your own! Here, it’s more than healthcare – it’s CareerCare!