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Banner Health Monitor Technician in Mesa, Arizona

Primary City/State:

Mesa, Arizona

Department Name:

PCU-Monitor Techs-Hosp

Work Shift:

Night

Job Category:

Clinical Care

Here for everyone. At Banner Health, we value and celebrate equity, diversity and inclusion. We care about you, your career and your future. If you’re looking to leverage your abilities – you belong at Banner Health.

The Cardiac Monitory Unit at Banner Heart Hospital has a monitoring capacity of 240 patients across Banner Baywood/Heart campuses. It is a contained monitoring unit focusing on excellent patient care. Our culture is patient centered with high expectations around quality care and customer service. Our staff are specialty trained to care for this patient population and we focus on growth and mentoring. If you are ready to take your career to the next level and have a passion for working with cardiac rhythms-apply today!

Weekend rotations are required in this role. Enjoy a flat rate $1/hour weekend shift differential and an 18%-night shift differential when applicable.

Located next to Banner Baywood Medical Center in east Mesa, Arizona, Banner Heart Hospital specializes in providing the most advanced cardiovascular care in an environment of clinical excellence, compassion and healing. With 111 beds, we are one of the largest freestanding heart hospitals in the nation. We have also been named one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals for cardiovascular care by Thomson-Reuters. Our facilities include 28 cardiovascular intensive care beds, 67 telemetry beds, a 16-bed interventional stay unit, two endovascular suites, six OR suites, six cardiac cath labs, two electrophysiology labs and a non-invasive cardiology unit.

POSITION SUMMARY

This position is responsible for continuous observation of patients’ monitors, leads and/or activity and behaviors, and for reporting pertinent changes and abnormalities to the appropriate clinical staff. This position is also responsible for maintaining logs of activity and changes or behaviors in accordance with facility standards.

CORE FUNCTIONS

  1. Provides continuous observation of monitors, leads and/or activity and behaviors for assigned patients. Must be aware of pertinent medical history, medications and code status for each of their assigned patients. Alerts appropriate clinical staff of any changes and abnormalities.

  2. Obtains calibrated rhythm strips per policy and maintains documentation in accordance with facility standards. Documents changes in clinical and/or behavioral activity.

  3. Provides information and summaries to physicians and staff.

  4. Monitors and assists in the maintenance of monitoring equipment.

  5. May provide general support to the department, including greeting and assisting patients, visitors, physicians, and ancillary personnel.

  6. Works under general supervision. Interacts with all levels of staff within the facility, physicians, patients, families and external contacts and vendors.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.

Current BLS certification may be required in certain departments.

Depending on department assignment, completion of unit approved basic electrocardiogram -OR- electroencephalographic interpretation course or on the job training – and - a minimum passing score of 85% on ECG -OR- EEG test, with accurate identification of all lethal cardiac dysrhythmias - OR - epileptiform activity. Must possess a working knowledge of medical terminology. Requires effective interpersonal and problem solving skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

Banner Health complies with applicable federal and state laws and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or disability.

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