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Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System Monitor Tech in Greer, South Carolina

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

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