Benefis Health Systems Monitor Technician (PCVU) in Great Falls, Montana
The Monitor Technician, under the direct supervision of the registered nurse, is responsible for the observation, interpretation, and communication of all telemetry-monitors cardiac rhythms and dysrhythmias. The monitor technician adjusts the appropriate monitoring equipment (loose leads, cable replacement, etc.), maintains adequate monitoring supplies, responds to monitor alarms timely, and assists unit with clerical duties as assigned.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Operates monitoring equipment. Performs patient admissions, discharges and transfers on the monitor. Communicates in a clear and concise manner. Maintains a good working relationship within the department and with other departments. Identifies rhythms. Observes patient’s rhythm changes on the monitor and reports any changes to the nurse. Documentation meets current standards and policies. Treats patient and families with respect and dignity. Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations and handle conflict. Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly. Demonstrates the ability to deal with pressure to meet deadlines, to be accurate, and to handle constantly changing situations. Demonstrates the ability to deal with a variety of people, deal with stressful situations, and handle conflict.
Professional Requirements: Adheres to dress code. Completes annual educational requirements. Maintains regulatory requirements. Wears identification while on duty. Maintains confidentiality at all times. Attends department staff meetings as required within the department. Reports to work on time and as scheduled; completes work in designated time. Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner. Actively participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities. Coordinates efforts in meeting regulatory compliance, federal, state and local regulations and standards Communicates and complies with the Benefis Health System Mission, Vision and Values as well as the focus statement of the department. Complies with Benefis Health System Organization Policies and Procedures. Complies with Health and Safety Standards and Guidelines.
High School Diploma or equivalent. Able to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing. Basic computer knowledge, data entry and/or word processing. For physical demands of position, including vision, hearing, repetitive motion and environment, see Description of Physical Demands. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising patient care.
Community Information: Great Falls has a city population of 60,000, with a draw of over 275,000 people in north central Montana. We experience mild winters and enjoy blue skies over 300 days per year. Great Falls is a wonderful and safe place to raise a family, with nationally ranked public schools and an average commute of under 12 minutes, making the quality of life in Great Falls unsurpassed in the Rocky Mountain West. Additionally, the Missouri River, a blue-ribbon fly-fishing destination, runs through the middle of town. Outdoor activities include camping, hiking, horseback riding, water and snow skiing, rock and ice climbing, boating, whitewater kayaking, off-road motorsports, upland bird and waterfowl hunting, and big-game hunting.
Benefis Health System: This is your opportunity to be part of an exceptional health system in a state that is well known for its beautiful four seasons and outdoor lifestyle. While enjoying the last best place, you’ll have the added benefit of having access to Benefis Health System, one of the state’s most modern and progressive healthcare facilities with 500+ beds and over 270 employed medical staff members representing more than 40 specialties. Our state-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge technologies make Benefis an exceptional working environment and one of the “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare” five years in a row.
Date Posted: Posted 16 day(s) ago
Type of Employment: Regular
Job Family: SERVICE
Location: Great Falls, Montana