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Banner Health Monitor Technician in Phoenix, Arizona

Primary City/State:

Phoenix, Arizona

Department Name:

PCU-Monitor Room-Hosp

Work Shift:

Night

Job Category:

Clinical Care

When you join our Central Monitoring team as a Monitor Tech, you will be part of a team in charge of all patient's requiring cardiac monitoring within the facility. You have the opportunity to collaborate on a regular basis with the RNs and other members of the team on the floor assuring patient care. In this role you will also be responsible for maintaining logs of activity and changes or behaviors in accordance with facility standards.

This position is for a FULL-TIME Night Shift opening. The hours will be for Night Shift 7p-7:30a and will require 3 shifts per week. This schedule will include weekends and holidays on a rotating basis. You will have the opportunity to utilize our self-scheduling tool and enjoy a flat rate $1/hour weekend shift differential.

Your pay and benefits are important components of your journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefits 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.

University Medical Center Phoenix Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix is a nationally recognized academic medical center. The world-class hospital is focused on coordinated clinical care, expanded research activities and nurturing future generations of highly trained medical professionals. Our commitment to nursing excellence has enabled us to achieve Magnet™ recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The Phoenix campus, long known for excellent patient care, has over 730 licensed beds, a number of unique specialty units and is the new home for medical discoveries, thanks to our collaboration with the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix. Additionally, the campus responsibilities include fully integrated multi-specialty and sub-specialty clinics, and with a new $400 million campus investment, a new patient tower and 2 new clinic buildings will be built.

POSITION 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.

CORE FUNCTIONS

  1. 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.

  2. Obtains calibrated rhythm strips per policy and maintains documentation in accordance with facility standards. Documents changes in clinical and/or behavioral activity.

  3. Provides information and summaries to physicians and staff.

  4. Monitors and assists in the maintenance of monitoring equipment.

  5. May provide general support to the department, including greeting and assisting patients, visitors, physicians, and ancillary personnel.

  6. Works under general supervision. Interacts with all levels of staff within the facility, physicians, patients, families and external contacts and vendors.

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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