Monitor Technician

Job ID
2020-113443
Employment Type
Per Diem
Department
Telemetry
Hours / Pay Period
24
Facility
California Hospital Medical Center
Shift
Night
Standard Hours
Monday-Sunday 1900-0730am
Work Schedule
12 Hour
Location
CA-LOS ANGELES

Overview

Founded in 1887, Dignity Health - California Hospital Medical Center is a 318-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital located in downtown Los Angeles. The hospital offers a full complement of services including a Level II trauma center, the Los Angeles Center for Women's Health, obstetrics and pediatric services, and comprehensive cardiac and surgical services. The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation?s five largest health care systems. Visit https://www.dignityhealth.org/socal/locations/californiahospital for more information.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

All employees are expected to perform their duties in alignment with the vision and values of the organization. The person doing this job is responsible for a variety of tasks that lead to a high level of customer satisfaction in the most cost-effective manner. The Monitor Technician will assist the patient care team in providing efficient, quality care to the monitored patient by continuous observation of the EKG monitor and will assist in the detection and prevention of any life threatening arrhytmias. She/he must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his/her assigned unit.

 

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Minimum of one year clinical experience in an acute hospital setting as a Monitor Technician, EKG technician or Cardiology Technician.  
  • High School Graduate or equivalent preferred.
  • Certificate showing completion of a EKG program is required.
  • A valid BLS card is required. 
  • Ability to read, write and speak English with clarity and comprehension
  • Demonstrates understanding of basic medical terminology and abbreviation.
  • Self directed, able to organize and manage multiple priorities.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in the operation /aftercare of the Telemetry Monitoring System.  

This position is represented by SEIU.

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