Mercy Health

  • Monitor Technician Day Shift Part Time

    Requisition ID
    2019-798098
    Category
    Support Services
    Position Type
    Part Time
    Shift(s)
    Days, Evenings, Holidays, Weekends
    Department
    Telemetry Monitoring Techs
    Location
    US-MO-Festus
  • Overview

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    We’re a Little Different

     

    Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  

     

    We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.

     

    At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.

    Responsibilities and Qualifications

    Under the direction of the RN or LPN, assists in the monitoring of rhythms of the patient to achieve the patient’s highest level of wellness. Works cooperatively with others as part of a team; recognizes the importance of group goals. Performs designated clinical procedures and nonclinical support tasks essential to providing care to the patient. Assists in unit operational support tasks or duties.

     

    Responsibilities
    Safety/Risk Management:
    a. Complies with infection control guidelines.
    b. Adheres to hospital wide safety regulations.
    c. Performs equipment safety checks and reports faulty equipment/quality reports.
    d. Follows hospital policy for completion of incident reports/quality reports.
    e. Follows confidentiality policy/procedure.
    f. Complies with patient rights/regulations.

     

    Coordination of Services:
    a. Assists in the orientation of new/float personnel.
    b. Maintains work area: Procedures necessary forms/supplies as needed for unit; Maintains accurate census information.
    c. Coordinates workflow by communicating to appropriate personnel in a timely manner.
    d. Prioritizes appropriately and utilizes good use of time.

    Primary Aspects:
    a. Obtains and reads strips accurately.
    b. Performs daily routines: running of the strips, reading of the strips and monitoring of all patients.
    c. Gathers and records patient data.
    d. Performs technical skills related to unit requirements: keeps updated on monitoring system.
    e. Observes changes or unusual occurrences in patient condition and reports them immediately to the appropriate personnel.
    f. Nurse’s are notified of alarms in a timely manner.
    g. Able to keep track of admissions, discharges, transfers and patients on the floor.
    h. Applies knowledge of cost effectiveness without jeopardizing patient outcome.
    i. Assures all patient charges/credits are entered appropriately.
    j. Demonstrates flexibility regarding workload, assignments and change.

    Communication Management:
    a. Accepts delegation of tasks.
    b. Communicates with other members of the HCT to optimize the care of the patient.

    Technology:
    a. Performs unit specific computer functions.
    b. Performs clerical duties as needed (i.e., answers phones, monitors lights).

    Qualifications:

    Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:

     

    Education: High school diploma, G.E.D. and/or current co-worker of Mercy. Successful completion of course for Monitor Tech

     

     

    We’ll Support You at Work and Home

     

    Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed.  We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds to benefit-eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!

     

    What Makes a Good Match for Mercy

     

    Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.

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