HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Monitor Technician PRN in Bradenton, Florida
Blake Medical Center is located in Bradenton, Florida, just minutes from the beautiful Gulf Coast beaches of Manatee County. Our 383-bed, level II trauma center and has received official verification by the American College of Surgeons. Our hospital is also a proud recipient of the American Heart Association’s Gold Fit Friendly Designation for our above and beyond dedication to employees’ health.
At Blake Medical Center, we utilize complete computerized charting (“Electronic Health Record”) for our patient assessment and care documentation. We also utilize eMAR, our electronic medication administration record for the delivery of all medications provided to our patients, which has significantly reduced errors associated when administering medications. In 2013, our hospital implemented the CPOE (Computerized Physician Order Entry) application called “Advanced Clinicals”.
The Monitor Tech monitors patients' EKG waveforms in a centralized monitoring station. The position's tasks and responsibilities include:
Interprets Rhythms and Arrhythmias.
Reports all changes in heart rate/rhythm to appropriate nursing staff.
Maintains Telemetry Supplies.
Records patient condition utilizing computerized documentation systems.
Performs duties with full understanding of related age specific factors.
Orients and mentors new staff members.
Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
High School Graduate or equivalent.
BLS Healthcare Provider.
Completion of Basic EKG/Arrhythmia course. Demonstrated ability to interpret cardiac rhythms and arrhythmias.
Working knowledge of medical terminology.
CMT/Cardiac Experience Preferred.
Minimum 1 year of experience as a monitor tech in a hospital setting.
Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
Ability to remain focused and maintain concentration over extended period of time.Ability to quickly make decisions to report patient condition with minimal supervision.
Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.
Title: Monitor Technician PRN
Location: Florida-Bradenton-Blake Medical Center - Bradenton
Requisition ID: 00309-6239