Monitor Technician - Part-Time in Norwalk at Los Angeles Community Hospital

Date Posted: 11/29/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description



Monitor Technician - Part-Time

We are hospitals and affiliated medical groups, working closely together for the benefit of every person who comes to us for care. We build comprehensive networks of quality healthcare services that are designed to offer our patients highly coordinated, personalized care and help them live healthier lives. Through collaboration, we strive to provide all of our patients and medical group members with the quality, affordable healthcare they need and deserve.

The Monitor Technician provides continuous observation of the patients’ cardiac rhythm. Identifies basic arrhythmias and provides prompt notification of changes/issues to the licensed nurse or Physician. Troubleshoots false alarms and system issues. Documents values and mounts rhythm strips according to unit standards.    



Job Responsibilities/Duties

  • Provides continuous observation and cardiac monitoring for an assigned group of patients, reporting changes in patient condition to licensed nurse and/or physician as appropriate.  Ensures patient monitors and/or telemetry units are intact and functional. Identifies basic arrhythmias, anticipates emergent situations, and reacts appropriately. Troubleshoots false alarms and the monitoring system. Obtains and mounts rhythm strips as directed and provides an accurate rhythm summary at change of shift or as needed.  Establishes and maintains effective filing systems.  Maintains accurate telemetry documentation, and ensures infection control and HIPAA compliance. 
  • Engages in caring behaviors, taking conscious ownership for work and takes a proactive, deliberate, and thoughtful actions regarding work activities. Demonstrates appropriate use of independent judgement and decision making.
  • Effectively uses all applicable computer and office systems/procedures.  Ensures the work area is clean, clutter free and organized.  Maintains telemetry box inventory and functioning.  Ensures infection control procedures and cleaning of equipment.


Qualifications

Minimum Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent required.

Minimum Experience: Understanding of basic medical terminology. Must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in English. Computer literacy and proficiency. Bilingual skills to communicate effectively with patients and families preferred. One (1) year previous experience as a Monitor Technician preferred.

Req. Certification/Licensure: Basic Arrhythmia Certification required. AHA Basic Life Support required. Hospital Fire and Life Safety Card (Los Angeles City Employees only) required.



Employee Value Proposition

Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc., is guided by a diverse and highly experienced leadership core. This group maintains the vision that has made Prospect a needed difference-maker in the lives of so many patients today, and many executives contribute to our continued efforts. As a member of our highly effective team of professionals you will receive:

  • Company 401K
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • Paid time-off
  • Life insurance


How to Apply

To apply for this role, or search our other openings, please visit http://pmh.com/careers/ and click on a location to begin your journey to a new career with us!

We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.

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Keywords: Monitor Tech, Technician, Technologist, Ancillary, cardiac monitor technicians, electrocardiograph, EKG technicians



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