Prime Healthcare

Monitor Tech - DOU

Facility Lake Huron Medical Center
Location
US-MI-Port Huron
ID
2024-164681
Category
Clinical Tech
Position Type
Per Diem
Shift
Evenings
Job Type
Non-Exempt

Overview

At Lake Huron Medical Center, our dedicated team of professionals is committed to our core values of quality, compassion, and community. As a member of Prime Healthcare, a Top-15 hospital system in the United States, Lake Huron Medical Center is actively seeking new members to join its award-winning team!

 

Lake Huron Medical Center is a 144-bed community hospital that provides a wide range of inpatient and outpatient health care services to residents of St. Clair and Sanilac counties including emergency services, cancer and comprehensive breast care, bariatric surgery, physical therapy and rehabilitation services, pulmonary rehabilitation, and specialized diabetes programs.

 

Lake Huron Medical Center affiliated with Lake Huron Medical Group which offers patient-centered care through primary and specialty care physician practices located throughout the Blue Water Area. Raising the bar for quality health care, Lake Huron Medical Center received the Women's Choice Award for Emergency Care, Leapfrog Group's grade "A" in hospital safety, Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award, rated five stars by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® for Hospital Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. Learn more at www.mylakehuron.com.

 

Company is an equal employment opportunity employer. Company prohibits discrimination against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age (subject to applicable law), disability, military status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. Know Your Rights: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2022-10/EEOC_KnowYourRights_screen_reader_10_20.pdf

Responsibilities

The Monitor Tech is an unlicensed person who performs indirect care in the department setting.  Monitors cardiac rhythms via direct cardiac monitors.  Meets the communication needs of the department. Transcribes physician orders in the absence of CPOE and EMR clinical documentation system. Verifies that lab tests and radiology tests have been ordered and done. Prepares and complies records in the ER. Orders supplies for the unit and prepares and completes each patient's chart  for necessary forms needed on a daily basis. Able to assist nursing staff with indirect patient care duties as long as the activity does not distract from primary responsibility for dysrhythmia monitoring.  DOU only: May provide direct patient care  to adult and geriatric patients under the direct supervision of the RN within scope of Certified Nursing Assistant if 1) possesses active CNA certification; 2) demonstrates annual competency in CNA duties and skills and 3) is relieved of Monitor Technician duties during the time of assisting the RN.

 

Position is 19 hours per week or less working afternoon shift 3:00pm-11:30pm. Must be available to work weekdays, weekends and holidays. 

Qualifications

Education and Work Experience

  1. High School Diploma or Equivalent or related experience required for all new hires, effective April 2014.
  2. Current Dysrhythmia Interpretation Certificate upon hire and maintain current.
  3. Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.
  4. Six months previous experience as Monitor Technician preferred.

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