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Monitor Technician - ICU/Telemetry

Providence Health & Services


Location:
Issaquah, WA 98027
Date:
05/14/2020
2020-05-142020-06-13
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**Description:**
**Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Monitor Technician to work for Intensive Care Telemetry at Swedish Issaquah in Issaquah, WA.**
This is a 0.9 FTE, night shift position.
_The Monitor Technician is responsible for providing back up and down time procedures in support of the continuous monitoring of a patients cardiac rhythm and oxygen saturation level, documenting clinical status including any significant changes and reporting changes to the Registered Nurse and/or Charge Nurse. Must successfully pass ECG competencies._
**In this position you will:**
+ Set appropriate alarms and adjust arrhythmia detection criteria as appropriate for each patient
+ Assure that oxygen saturation and cardiac monitoring alarms are on at all times
+ Maintain equipment and report malfunctions to charge nurse and clinical engineering
+ Perform general secretarial and clerical duties in the patient care areas
+ Assist the nursing staff in coordinating the activity of the unit
+ Oversee clerical supplies
**Qualifications:**
**Required** **qualifications for this position include:**
+ High school Diploma or GED
+ Successful completion of Basic Cardiac Arrhythmia Interpretation class with a score of at least 80% on final exam.
+ Individuals hired with previous monitor technician experience must pass a challenge exam with a score of at least 80%.
+ 12 Months ECG monitoring experience managing patients on cardiac monitors in a telemetry, neurological, cardiac ICU, ICU or TeleICU.
+ Monitor Tech Certification preferred.
+ Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN).
**Preferred** **qualifications for this position include:**
+ Previous experience using electronic medical record.
**About the Issaquah Campus:**
With advances in technology, an environmentally friendly design and new hospital infrastructure, the campus is designed to be different. The new campus provides a broad range of inpatient and outpatient medical services including oncology, cardiac care, obstetrics, pediatric specialty care, emergency services, primary care and a host of other medical and surgical services and specialists.
**We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits see our website for details**
https://caregiver.ehr.com
**Our Mission**
Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.
**About Us**
Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, were committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
**Schedule:** Full-time
**Shift:** Night
**Job Category:** EKG and Monitor Techs
**Location:** Washington-Issaquah
**Work Locations:** Issaquah Main Bldg (WA171) 751 Ne Blakely Dr Issaquah, 98029
**Req ID:** 251570
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