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Monitoring Technician- SMMC (48-72 hours per pay period)

Company: Essentia Health
Location: Duluth
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:
Assists with the technical and non-technical aspects of cardiac monitoring of patients over age 18 who are on telemetry. Troubleshoots the monitoring equipment, is knowledgeable in all of the functions of monitoring equipment, recognizes heart rhythms, communicates changes in heart rhythms, and prepares the patients for monitoring. St. Mary's Medical Center - Duluth: Provides surveillance, analysis, synthesis and preliminary interpretation of patients' heart rhythm patterns. Responsibilities also include a working knowledge of various monitoring/testing devices and systems, equipment calibration, identifying and troubleshooting equipment failures, preparing patients/equipment for testing and/or monitoring, assessing for appropriate type of testing/monitoring, providing patient education on procedures, and accurately recording physiological data and preliminary interpretations in multiple reporting systems. Works in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team, communicating abnormal or critical physiological responses and activating medical emergencies response plans. Must pass basic heart rhythms test (90% is passing) within 30 days of employment.
Education Qualifications:Educational Requirements:

  • Completed course work in a medically related field such as nursing assistant, medical assistant, nursing, EMT, paramedic, respiratory care, or rhythm interpretation. OR
    • Experience in a health-related field. St. Mary's Medical Center - Duluth:
      • Requires a basic knowledge of medical terminologyRequired Qualifications:Must pass basic heart rhythms test (90% is passing) within 30 days of employment.Licensure/Certification Qualifications:Certification/Licensure Required:Current certification (or within 30 days of hire) as American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS).FTE
        Shift Rotation
        FTE Flex D/E/N (United States of America)
        Shift Start Time
        Shift End Time
        Pay Range
        $16.66 - $24.78 / hourThe approximate base compensation range is posted, but the actual offer will reflect our total compensation and benefits package. The offer will be determined by a number of factors including the selected candidate's experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, FTE, as well as internal equity among our team.Weekends
        Every Other
        USWA Technical Workers SMMC (UTECH)Effective December 1, 2019: Job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer assessment, including a urine drug screen, immunization review, proof of required vaccinations, and background check. Essentia Health is committed to maintaining a work environment free from the influence of illegal drugs and alcohol. Essentia Health EEO:
        Essentia Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Essentia Health, Duluth , Monitoring Technician- SMMC (48-72 hours per pay period), Professions , Duluth, Minnesota

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