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Monitor Technician

Company: St. Francis Medical Center
Location: Lynwood
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:
About St. Francis Medical Center: -A 75-year Legacy of Caring for Our Community providing compassionate, patient-centered care, St. Francis Medical Center is a nationally recognized 384-bed acute care facility. Our services include a Level II Trauma Center that is among the largest and busiest private emergency trauma centers in Los Angeles County. Founded in 1945, St. Francis offers a full range of medical, surgical and therapeutic services to over a million area residents. St. Francis also offers many outreach programs and has an essential role in LA County's public/private healthcare safety net. We are a certified Primary Stroke Care Center and an approved STEMI Receiving Center for Los Angeles County. -Our Mission.To deliver compassionate, quality care to patients and better healthcare to communities. -Our Values. -Quality.We are committed to always providing exceptional care and performance. -Compassion.We deliver patient-centered healthcare with compassion, dignity and respect for every patient and family. -Community.We are honored to be trusted partners who serve, give back and grow with our communities.

Responsibilities:
The Monitor Tech is an unlicensed person who performs indirect care in the department setting. Monitors cardiac rhythms via direct cardiac monitors. - Meets the communication needs of the department. Transcribes physician orders in the absence of CPOE and EMR clinical documentation system. Verifies that lab tests and radiology tests have been ordered and done. Prepares and complies records in the ER. Orders supplies for the unit and prepares and completes each patient's chart for necessary forms needed on a daily basis. Able to assist nursing staff with indirect patient care duties as long as the activity does not distract from primary responsibility for dysrhythmia monitoring. *Note: May provide direct patient care under the direct supervision of the RN within scope of Certified Nursing Assistant if 1) possesses active CNA certification; 2) demonstrates annual competency in CNA duties and skills and 3) is relieved of Monitor Technician duties during the time of assisting the RN.

Qualifications:
Education and Work ExperienceHigh School Diploma or Equivalent or related experience required for all new hires, effective April 2014.Current Dysrhythmia Interpretation Certificate upon hire and maintain currentCurrent BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain currentSix months previous experience as Monitor Technician preferred. -We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. - If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. - EEO is the Law: -https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

Keywords: St. Francis Medical Center, Lynwood , Monitor Technician, Professions , Lynwood, California

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