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Central Monitor Tech

Company: Lake Regional Health System
Location: Osage Beach
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

LRHS is looking for incoming Central Monitor Techwho is a strong team member with great communication skills; caring, energetic and dependable.Responsibility Overview:Observe and Interpret Heart MonitorsThe monitor tech's work day is observing and interpreting the heart monitors of patients in the ICU, PCU, and Medical-Surgical Unit. They also interpret heart readings from the monitors and look for any significant changes.Observe and Interpret Patient Vital SignsThe monitor tech will be responsible for evaluating the vital signs of patients from the ICU, PCU, and Medical-Surgical unit. They will also interpret continuous changes from the monitors and look for any significant changes for these patient'sReport ChangesIf a monitor tech notices any changes in the patient's heart readings or EKGs, they report them immediately to a nurse, ICU Charge Nurse, or doctor assigned to that patient.Update Patient RecordsAfter taking new readings from the patient's heart monitors, the monitor tech is responsible for updating that patient's records. This may take place either on paper records or in the medical software that the hospital uses.Maintain EquipmentMonitor techs are responsible for cleaning their equipment. They are also responsible for recognizing when their equipment needs professional maintenance.Maintains education including BLS, Cardiac Rhythm Training and continues to expand education and skills level. Provides quality care through the use and participation in CQI activities.Maintains competency by maintaining a basic knowledge of electro cardiology and cardiac arrhythmia's. Responds appropriately to ECG instability and hemodynamic instability. Maintains current course competency in BCLS, and ICU Competency Skill Lab. Maintains education in accordance with competency forms. Participates at least 75% of the time in the unit staff meetings, educational offerings and identifies areas for self-improvement. Perform tasks to ensure maintenance of patient rooms and support systems for patients care.Qualifications/Requirements:Must have high school diploma or equivalent 1 year of acute care preferredAnnual influenza vaccine and COVID vaccine required.Additional certifications may be required for this position and will be coordinated by Lake Regional as a part of your ongoing training and development. Please contact your recruitment team for more details.Opportunity Features: We offer a competitive compensation package including excellent benefits such as:Health, Dental, and Vision insuranceSupplemental plans to fit your lifestyleEmployer-sponsored Life and AD insurance Employee Assistance Program (EAP)Flexible Spending Accounts401K with a company matchPTOTuition assistanceMeal discountsAnd so much more! If you'd like to be a part of a team setting that fosters excellence, apply now!

Keywords: Lake Regional Health System, Columbia , Central Monitor Tech, Other , Osage Beach, Missouri

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