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Monitor Technician

Company: Trinity Health
Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Job Description:

Employment Type:Full timeShift:12 Hour Night ShiftDescription:Position Highlights:

  • Competitive salary
  • Benefits Medical, Dental & Vision, PTO, Free Parking, Metro Access, Tuition Reimbursement, 403(b)
  • Quality of Life:Flexible work schedules
  • Advancement:Career growth opportunities
  • Location:Holy Cross Health has two hospitals and four healthcare centers all a short driving distance from Washington DC and Baltimore, MDDescription:Monitors, records and reports heart rhythm, seizure and fall risk activity for patients with orders for telemetry, Electronic Monitoring Unit and AvaSys Telesitter monitoring. Ensures equipment in working order in conjunction with Clinical Engineering and IT Departments.Responsibilities
    • Monitors heart rhythm patterns of patients in special care unit of hospital, to detect abnormal pattern variances, using telemetry equipment.
    • Reviews patient information, to determine normal heart rhythm pattern, current pattern and prior variances.
    • Observes screen of cardiac monitor and listens for alarm, to identify abnormal variations in heart rhythm. Informs nurse of variances, to initiate examination of patient.
    • Measures length and height of patient heart rhythm pattern on graphic tape readout, using calipers, and posts information on patient record.
    • Provides accurate and timely interpretation and dissemination of information to critical care staff members and other members of health care team, related to patient cardiac rhythms as per cardiac monitoring.
    • Promotes and supports all standards of quality and customer service. Promotes continuous quality improvement in operations and job performance.
    • Supports Mission of Trinity Health and Holy CrossWhat you will need:
      • High school diploma or equivalent.
      • Six months experience performing rhythm strip interpretation.
      • Ability to communicate and work with medical professionals.
      • Any equivalent combination of education and work experience required to provide comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities.
      • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS)
      • 1-3 years experienceAbout us:Holy Cross Health is a Catholic, not-for-profit health system that serves more than 240,000 individuals each year from Maryland's two largest counties Montgomery and Prince George's counties. Holy Cross Health earns numerous national awards, clinical designations and accreditations across a wide range of specialties for providing innovative, high-quality health care services.We were named one of Americas 100 best hospitals .Holy Cross Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard toMinority/Females/disabled/Veteran(M/F/D/V) status Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Keywords: Trinity Health, Silver Spring , Monitor Technician, Professions , Silver Spring, Maryland

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