Monitor Tech

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Spartanburg Regional Medical Center
Published
February 23, 2021
Location
Spartanburg, South Carolina
Job Type

Description

Monitor Tech

  • Greer, SC
  • Pelham Medical Center
  • Central Telemetry Monitoring
  • Full-Time - Days (weekends as needed) - 7A - 7P, Hol & Wknds as assigned
  • Nursing Support
  • Job Grade 009
  • Req #: 37841

Summary

Position Summary

 

Performs tasks related to the monitoring of heart rates and rhythms. The monitor tech must be able to recognize dysthymias and communicate clearly to the appropriate person(s). The monitor tech will collaborate with leadership in developing and implement the Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System’s Mission, Vision and Goals.

 

Minimum Requirements

 

Education

  • High School Graduate or equivalent

 

Experience

 

License/Registration/Certifications        

  • Heartsaver - CPR
  • Certificate for successful completion of an arrhythmia course

 

Preferred Requirements

 

Preferred Education

  • N/A

 

Preferred Experience

  • One-year acute care experience

 

Preferred License/Registration/Certifications    

  • N/A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Knowledgeable in use of and response to Facility Alerts/Medical Alerts/Medical Emergency Systems
  • Identifies areas for improvement and seeks ways to work on self-defined weaknesses
  • Remains committed to unit, department and division goals
  • Attends continuing education classes offered at Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System
  • Reports risk management concerns to appropriate person
  • Adheres to proper chain of command
  • Serves as an information resource for staff
  • Maintains visual checks on monitors constantly until relieved by a qualified person (s)
  • Monitors are observed continuously, and the patient’s rhythm is documented  every eight (8) hours to include date, time, rate, rhythm, PR interval, QRS duration, QT interval, rhythm interpretation, ST analysis
  • Assures that alarms are maintained in the “ON” position and are audible at all times
  • Reports mechanical difficulties to the appropriate person and follows up as necessary
  • Reports any life-threatening rhythms or rhythms of significant change immediately to the nurse.
  • Ensure individual telemetry units are cleaned after each use
  • Admit and discharge patients from system in a timely manner
  • Dispenses and receives  monitoring equipment
  • Other Duties as assigned

 

 

 

 

 

Additional Information

As a part of Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System, Pelham Medical Center consists of 48 inpatient rooms and is continuously expanding services to meet the needs of patients. Conveniently located at Westmoreland Road and Highway 14 in Greer, the state-of-the-art facility is a national award winner for its design. The hospital design focuses on both comfort and convenience for patients and visitors. This focus carries over into each patient room with several room features designed to maximize functional efficiency and effectiveness for the patient care team without disturbing the patient.

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