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Monitor Tech, Emergency Department

Company: Community Regional Medical Center (Fresno, Calif.)
Location: Fresno
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:


* All positions are located in Fresno/Clovis CA *



The Community Health System is a locally owned, not-for-profit, public-benefit organization based in Fresno, California. Community is the region's largest healthcare provider and private employer. We operate a physician residency program with one of the nation's top medical schools the University of California, San Francisco. We are home to the only Level 1 Trauma Center and comprehensive burn center between Los Angeles and Sacramento and also serve as the area's "safety net provider." In fiscal year 2020, Community provided nearly $175 million in uncompensated services and programs.



Community Regional Medical Center is the largest of our three main hospitals and the flagship hospital of the Central Valley. This academic-affiliated, Level 1 Trauma Center is located on a 58-acre campus in downtown Fresno. It features one of the largest and busiest emergency departments in California as well as a comprehensive burn center. Our hospital serves 2.5 million people within 9 counties, averaging a daily census of 641 patients.







Responsibilities

In your role, you will:

  • Observe, monitor, review and document each patients cardiac rhythm. Differentiate between lethal and non-lethal arrhythmias and notifies the RN promptly of any arrhythmias.
  • Review patients cardiac medication profiles. Notify the nursing and medical staff of heart rhythm pattern variances or ECG interval variances that represent adverse reactions or toxic effects of medications.
  • Use calipers to measure rate and ECG intervals of patients heart rhythm patterns on a graphic tape readout, analyze the heart rhythm and record the information on patient's charts.
  • Record strips every 4 hours, or as needed. Maintain an adequate supply of monitoring supplies.
  • Report malfunction of the cardiac monitoring computer and central station equipment to the Manager; thoroughly cleans patient monitor components.

    Qualifications

    Education

    High School Diploma, High School Equivalency (HSE) or Completion of a CHS Approved Individualized Education Plan (IEP) Certificate required

    Successful completion of a Basic Arrhythmia Recognition or ECG/EKG interpretation course required



    Experience
    • 1 year of Unit Clerk experience preferred
    • Knowledge of medical terminology and computer experience preferred
    • Monitor Tech Experience

      Licenses and Certifications

      BLS - Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers by American Heart Association (AHA) required



      CHS HealthStream Course

      ECG - ECG Rhythm Exam Non-Clinical (Administered by CHS) required within 30 days of hire or transfer into position



      Incumbents in this position prior to October 4, 2019 are grandfathered with their existing qualifications

      Click to learn more about our awesome benefits offerings as well!

      Please note: Per the CDPH order, all healthcare workers are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or have an approved exemption and test regularly.

      Please note: If any bonuses are noted, they are only applicable to external hires.

Keywords: Community Regional Medical Center (Fresno, Calif.), Fresno , Monitor Tech, Emergency Department, Other , Fresno, California

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