Monitor Technician - Cardiovascular Intensive Care
Swedish Medical Center
June 18, 2017
Full Time - Experienced
Swedish Medical Center is looking for aMonitor Technician \(0\.6 FTE, Nights\) to work in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit at Swedish Cherry Hill in Seattle, WA\.
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
Requiredqualifications for this position include:
High school Diploma or GED
Successful completion of Basic Cardiac Arrhythmia Interpretation class \(80% score or higher\)\. If you have previous monitor technician experience, must pass a challenge exam \(80% score or higher\)
One year of experience in related healthcare setting in a clinical, clerical or service capacity i\.e\. monitor technician
Knowledge of medical terminology
Working knowledge of Window's based applications
Preferredqualifications for this position include:
Strongly preferred 1 year experience as a monitor tech in an acute care hospital setting
Previous experience using electronic medical records
About the Cherry Hill Campus\.
What is now known as the James Tower at Swedish/Cherry Hill Campus was home to the first hospital in Seattle, established in 1877 by the Sisters of Providence, a Catholic charity\. On July 1, 2000, the 385\-bed tertiary\-care center previously known as Providence Seattle Medical Center became part of the Swedish health\-care system\.
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Our Non\-Profit Mission: Improve the health and well\-being of each person we serve\.
Since 1910, Swedish has been a hallmark of excellence\. Swedish has grown to become the largest non\-profit health provider in the Greater Seattle area with 11,000 employees, more than 2,800 physicians and 1,700 volunteers\. Swedish is committed to being the best place to receive care, and also the best place to work\. We reward our employees with generous compensation and benefits, individualized orientation, education and a supportive work environment\. 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\.