Providence Health & Services Telemetry Monitor Technician *0.6 FTE, Days* in Everett, Washington
Providence is calling a Telemetry Technician (0.6 FTE, Days) to work in Medical/Surgical at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett in Everett, WA.
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The monitor technician, under the supervision and delegation of the Registered Nurse, has the responsibility for monitoring and reporting the ECG activity of patients on the telemetry unit. The position is an important communication link with the RN regarding changes in cardiac rhythms.
In this position you will:
Observes patients’ rhythms continuously. Informs the RNs of rhythm changes and consistently communicates per established protocols. Identifies baseline patient rhythm and interprets dysrhythmias accurately and responds according to protocols. Reports significant events and gives a concise summary to oncoming RNs and MTs at change of shift.
Implements the monitor standard settings and alarms on all patients on admission and as directed by the RN in the Centralized Monitoring Unit. Notifies the telemetry RN if the patient is off the monitor. Notifies the telemetry RN for all yellow and red alarms. Stays informed of resuscitation status and keeps track of patients who are off the unit by flagging the central monitor according to unit procedure.
Maintains a log for accurate hand-off to next staff per protocol. Documents and measures in the Centralized Monitoring log the following once per shift and when rhythm changes occur: HR, PR interval, QRS, QTC and rhythm interpretation. Observes acute and subtle ST changes at the J Point and communicates these changes to the patient’s RN then documents this change in the Centralized Monitoring log. Follows all communication processes per standards.
Assists with smooth operation of department. Maintains Centralized Monitoring Unit supplies and equipment. Assists with training of Monitor Technicians on monitoring system.
Maintains confidentiality of records or medical center information at all times. Confidential information & conversations are secured from general public access. Ensure all faxes and other communications between the RC, the lead node, and the data management centers adhere to federal regulations. Maintains full knowledge of HIPAA regulations.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Medical terminology course or experience
Basic ECG course and successful completion of PRMCE ECG test.
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence Regional Medical Center Everett in Everett, WA is the state’s most award-winning hospital for medical care; having received the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence four years in a row. Our new state-of-the-art 12 story hospital tower and the implementation of Epic electronic medical records system will significantly enhance our patient’s experience throughout the continuum of care.
The hospital is located in Snohomish County on the Sound and close to the mountains, so outdoor activities such as snow skiing, kayaking, and golfing are at your doorstep. The communities in Snohomish have all the comforts and appeal of small towns, with historical districts, beautiful homes, interesting boutiques, and unique restaurants, yet the city life of Seattle and Bellevue are just 30 minutes south, while the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver, BC lies only 2 hours north.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
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Job Category: EKG and Monitor Techs
Req ID: 305142