Atlantic Health System

Monitor Technician (Per Diem)

Job Location(s) US-NJ-Newton
Position Type
PerDiem
Shift
Varies
Category
Technical
Department
07606700-2 WEST
Facility
Newton Medical Center

Overview

Newton Medical Center is seeking a per diem Monitor Technician for 2 West, to work varied shifts including 2 weekend shifts per 4 weeks as needed by department.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

 

INITIATES BASELINE INFORMATION ON ALL NEW ADMISSIONS

  • 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.

PROVIDES ACCURATE TELEMETRY MONITORING

  • 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 treatmentwaordered/completed.
  • Runs and posts continuous strip for life threatening dysrhythmias, 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.

MONITORS 02 SATURATION as ordered by physician.

Qualifications

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • HS Diploma or equivalent required. 

Experience:

  • Completion of basic arrhythmia course 
  • Current Monitor Tech experience
  • Able to pass telemetry pre-test 

About Us

Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined 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 12th 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.

EEO Statement

Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and, therefore, abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual or affectional orientation, national origin or nationality, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, protected veteran status, ancestry, marital status.  

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