Providence Health & Services Monitor Technician, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) in Medford, Oregon
Providence is calling a Monitor Technician to Providence Medford Medical Center in Medford, OR. We are seeking applicants who are willing to work either 7am-7:30pm, or 7pm-7:30am (or a combination of those hours), any day of the week.
You will be responsible for the correct and prompt recognition of electro-cardiographic monitoring of patients and reporting same to RN caregiver. We are therefore seeking applicants who are currently enrolled in (and will complete in next month) or have already completed a basic ECG training/certification course. Experience with 12 Lead ECG is preferred.
In this position, you will:
Assume responsibility for own personal continuing education and development needs
Complete annual EKG Review Quiz
Contribute to a spirit of teamwork with co-workers:
Answer, in business-like manner, incoming telephone and intercom calls promptly, and promptly relay messages or request to nursing personnel
Give positive feedback to co-workers
Demonstrate a willingness to pursue conflict resolution
Attend 50% of scheduled staff meetings
Maintain pleasant and business-like interpersonal relationships with hospital staff, medical staff and the public:
Welcome and direct visitors
Assist physicians seeking information
Give out accurate information while observing confidentiality
Orient new personnel as instructed
Ensure quality patient care:
Continuously observe, appropriately record and accurately interpret the results of EKG monitoring according to unit protocol and procedure
Coordinate with nursing staff to ensure optimum lead placement for accurate monitor readings
Report equipment malfunctions promptly to nursing staff and alert Engineering
Maintain strict confidentiality for patients and families
Communicate concise, meaningful information to nursing staff and medical staff
Access the secured medication room to inventory, put away and retrieve supply items used for patient care and to re-stock carts/cupboards in the CCU
Required qualifications for this position include:
High school diploma or equivalent
Completion of Basic ECG/EKG course
Current BLS certificate upon hire
About Providence in Oregon
As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.
The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,
"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."
Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.
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Schedule: On Call
Job Category: EKG and Monitor Techs
Req ID: 250471