Monitor Technician
Winter Haven Hospital - Winter Haven, FL

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Job Summary:
Provides support to the Central Monitoring Unit under general supervision. Provides continuous observation of the patients requiring cardiac telemetry monitoring in order to detect, record and report arrhythmias accurately to assure timely intervention. Acts as liaison with physicians, nursing staff and other departments. Utilizes age appropriate communication skills in order to assist all personnel. Performs duties in accordance with the vision, mission, values, goals and scope of care and services of the organization. All Winter Haven Hospital employees practice the Art and Science of Caring as described by Jean Watson’s Caring Behaviors, including but not limited to: treating everyone with loving kindness, honoring faith and hope, developing caring trusting relationships, promoting teaching and learning, and creating healing environments.

Knowledge & Skills Required:
Ability to pay attention to detail in order entry and documentation
Basic knowledge of medical terminology, pharmacology and accepted abbreviations
Communication skills, verbal and written, needed to document, read and interpret patient information, policies, procedures, and to respond and relay information to a variety of clinical disciplines
Knowledge of proprietary computer systems and order entry

Education & Experience Required:
Successful completion of the arrhythmia course within 90 days in position

Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration Required:
Current BLS/Healthcare Provider or obtain within 90 days in the position

Physical Demands for Essential Functions of the Job:
Ability to bend and stoop frequently during each work day
Ability to lift and put away charts and supplies required to operate the unit
Ability to sit for prolonged periods of time for continuous monitor observation and occasionally (less than twenty percent of work time) to run errands as required

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