Clerical Team Member Monitor Tech - SCU
Marin General Hospital - Greenbrae, CA

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The purpose of this role is to provide general administrative and clerical support and perform cardiac monitoring duties in a critical care nursing department and/or unit. Incumbents are distinguished from Clerical Team Members by the specialized duties they perform in the critical care environment related to arrhythmia interpretation and clinical monitoring/alarm safety. In addition to these specialized duties and responsibilities, typical responsibilities include chart management, data collection and entry, forms management, time card management, staff scheduling, staffing arrangements, clinical order and result processing, and inter/intra-departmental communications.

A. EDUCATION

High school diploma, GED or equivalent preferred

B. EXPERIENCE

The following experience is preferred: The equivalent of two years full-time experience performing medical-clerical duties that included patient chart management, inpatient admission procedures, data

collection and entry, staffing arrangements, clinical order and result processing, and interdepartmental communication/coordination.

Previous experience in cardiac arrhythmia monitoring is preferred.

C. PREREQUISITE SKILLS

1. Accurate typing at 35 WPM

2. Proficiency in computer operation/windows applications

3. Knowledge of medical terminology

4. Ability to handle and maintain a filing system accurately

5. Ability to handle a large volume of detailed work in a timely manner

6. Ability to establish priorities and maintain a calm demeanor while working in an atmosphere of conflicting demands

7. Ability to communicate clearly and work tactfully and effectively with patients, visitors, physicians, co-workers and other hospital staff

8. Ability to work effectively as a team member and contribute positively towards the goals of the team and the organization

9. Ability to read, speak, write, understand and follow English verbal and written instructions

10. Demonstrated knowledge in arrhythmia interpretation required within 90 days, as validated in the successful completion of arrhythmia interpretation written examination

11. Completion of an EKG monitoring class may be required

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

A. ESSENTIAL (not modifiable)

1. Prints cardiac rhythms and hemodynamic waveforms for interpretation by RN

2. Notifies RN or Charge RN of changes in cardiac or hemodynamic status observed on Central Station

3. Admits/transfers/discharges cardiac monitored patients in Central Monitoring station

4. Processes orders, results and performs other data entry/processing via unit-based computer and manual systems

5. Maintains departmental manuals and logs, records, filing systems, forms, departmental and selected ancillary charges/credits and reconciliation procedures

6. Collects and compiles unit statistical and UR data

7. Performs chart management functions including compilation and organization. Copies charts for transfers; ensures a completed/signed and ordered record prior to sending to Medical Records

8. Manages staffing procedures including call off lists, float lists, time off requests, and time and pay records, collaborating with staffing office on work schedules

9. Processes inpatient admissions including computer entry, obtaining authorized signatures, patient scheduling, bed assignment and census/accommodation verification

10. Provides timely verbal and written communications within team

11. Troubleshoots, monitors and provides simple maintenance for printers, fax and duplicating machines

12. Assists visitors, hospital staff and other individuals by answering questions and providing information. Effectively screens and handles telephone calls

***Completion of ECG course or ECG rhythm interpretation knowledge***

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