Monitor Technician
Banner Health
Laredo, Texas, USA
12h ago

Please note : this job is located in Casa Grande, AZ and relocation incentives are available

This is an opportunity for you to join our very busy 43-bed Progressive Care / Medical Surgical unit with a patient-centered, family-oriented core staff caring for a variety of medical, surgical and cardiac patients.

The unit has the capacity to flex up to 71 beds across 2 clinical spaces.

Our population includes patients with complex acute conditions and both orthopedic surgical patients including total joint replacements and general surgical patients.

We also care for patients who present with arrhythmias, chest pain, and / or have had a myocardial infarction.

This position requires the ability to interpret EKG rhythms. Excellent communication skills and attention to detail required.

This position is a part time (24 hours per week) varied shift position.

Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family.

We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.

About Banner Casa Grande Medical Center

Banner Casa Grande Medical Center is a 150+ bed acute-care hospital located midway between Phoenix and Tucson, Ariz. The communities around Banner Casa Grande are experiencing significant growth and our hospital is growing with it.

In the past five years, a $25 million expansion was completed. Departmental renovations and updates are ongoing, the newest addition being our Interventional Cardiology program.

As the newest addition to Banner Health, one of the largest nonprofit health systems in the country, you'll have access to a vast network of colleagues and expanded access to career opportunities.

Begin your Banner journey with Banner Casa Grande Medical Center.

Learn more about the City of Casa Grande,A city that has it all.

About Banner Health

Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve.

Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better.

The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

Job Summary

This position is responsible for continuous observation of patients monitors, leads and / or activity and behaviors, and for reporting pertinent changes and abnormalities to the appropriate clinical staff.

This position is also responsible for maintaining logs of activity and changes or behaviors in accordance with facility standards.

Essential Functions

  • Provides continuous observation of monitors, leads and / or activity and behaviors for assigned patients. Must be aware of pertinent medical history, medications and code status for each of their assigned patients.
  • Alerts appropriate clinical staff of any changes and abnormalities.

  • Obtains calibrated rhythm strips per policy and maintains documentation in accordance with facility standards. Documents changes in clinical and / or behavioral activity.
  • Provides information and summaries to physicians and staff.
  • Monitors and assists in the maintenance of monitoring equipment.
  • May provide general support to the department, including greeting and assisting patients, visitors, physicians, and ancillary personnel.
  • Minimum Qualifications

    High school diploma / GED or equivalent working knowledge.

    Current BLS certification may be required in certain departments.

    Depending on department assignment, completion of unit approved basic electrocardiogram -OR- electroencephalographic interpretation course or on the job training and - a minimum passing score of 85% on ECG -OR- EEG test, with accurate identification of all lethal cardiac dysrhythmias - OR - epileptiform activity.

    Must possess a working knowledge of medical terminology. Requires effective interpersonal and problem solving skills.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Additional related education and / or experience preferred.

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