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Garden City Hospital is a 176-bed community hospital delivering high-quality comprehensive care at the Main Hospital location, in addition to a second ER at the Westland Community Health Center. In addition to being recognized among the "100 Top Hospitals" in the nation by Fortune/Merative, the hospital has been ranked nationally for clinical excellence with a 5-Star Overall Quality Award ™ from Healthgrades and recognized with Five Star Awards for pacemaker procedures, hip fracture treatment, gallbladder removal surgery and treatment of sepsis. Garden City Hospital has earned HFAP certification as a primary stroke center and Gold Plus standing from the American Heart Association, and is a Blue Shield of Michigan Blue Distinction Center for Hip & Knee Replacement and Maternity Care. Garden City Hospital is also recognized as a teaching hospital, offering medical education to students, residents and fellows from across the country. For more information, visit www.gch.org.
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 compiles records in Med/ Surg/ Telemetry. 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. *Note: May provide direct patient care 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.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING
1. High School Diploma or Equivalent or related experience required for all new hires, effective April 2014.
2. Current Dysrhythmia Interpretation Certificate within 30 days of hire and maintain current
3. Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current
4. Six months previous experience in Healthcare or as Monitor Technician
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