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Monitor Tech Full Time Days in Tampa, FL at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 12/7/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Tampa, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Function
    Patient Care
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Florida Hospital Tampa

Job Description

Work Hours/Shift
 Full Time/Days
Florida Hospital Tampa
Our hospital has celebrated many firsts in Tampa’s health care history since we opened our doors in 1968. Today, more than four decades later, Florida Hospital Tampa continues to offer innovative medicine as we elevate health care in the Tampa Bay region.
At Florida Hospital Tampa, our diverse clinical specialties provide world-class health care to our patients. We offer the most trusted, expert care in key specialties including cardiovascular care, neurosciences, orthopedics, women's health, cancer and surgery. Our skilled surgeons not only utilize minimally invasive and robot-assisted procedures, but they are also leaders in improving these advanced techniques.
You will be responsible for:
  • Communicates with courtesy and expediency when interacting with internal or external customers —in person or on the telephone.
  • Demonstrates respect for co-workers and develops positive working relationships with other departments.
  • Incorporates Caring Model behaviors and culturally competent care into daily practice.
  • Demonstrates organizational commitment standards and values.
  • Accurately identifies cardiac arrhythmias in 2 leads (Lead II and MCL) and all pacer rhythms.
  • Reports and documents life-threatening arrhythmias to the appropriate RN.
  • Identifies components necessary to operate telemetry equipment and/or correct pattern.
  • Documents routine rhythm strip each shift and when arrhythmia occurs for each telemetry patient.
  • Maintains current, accurate telemetry log with patient name and other essential information according to unit standards.
  • Adheres to organizational standards for dress and professional appearance.
  • Demonstrates collaboration and teamwork in managing patient flow-i.e.: communicates with bed placement and nursing supervisors/CV Coordinators any system or telemetry related issues.
  • Considers factors related to safety, effectiveness, cost and impact on practice when ordering supplies and complies with decisions made for staffing adjustments.
  • Performs unit tasks supportive to patient care and operations of the department as assigned or requested.
  • Maintains data collection, printing and posting monthly outcome reports.
  • Performs unit errands such as pick up/delivery of monitor/telemetry units.
  • Prioritizes responsibilities and utilizes time effectively to accomplish duties in necessary timeframe.
  • Keeps nurse/charge informed when leaving and upon returning to unit.
  • Identifies emergency and /or urgent situations and notifies appropriate staff member and/or responds immediately to identified emergencies from nursing staff. 
  • Provide general assistance to patients, visitors, hospital staff members and physicians by delivering mail, gifts, and/or assisting with any other general comfort requests.
  • Communicates appropriate patient information to other hospital departments, staff, and physicians.
  • Compiles statistics as requested or assigned by Director, Nurse Manager, or Team Leader.
  • Assists the physician and other staff with data retrieval.
  • May act as preceptor for new unit staff members providing clear instructions on administrative tasks/duties required on unit.
  • Assesses usage of stock supplies and orders stock supplies weekly/as needed to maintain inventory.
  • Contacts other hospital departments to obtain supplies, equipment and services for unit management and patient care as needed.
  • Ensures safe and effective shift handoff.
  • Completes all mandatory educational requirements, Attends hospital wide Patient Unit Coordinator meetings, attends 75% of unit staff meetings and reviews all meeting minutes if meeting is not attended.
What you will need:

• High School education or equivalent.
• Previous experience as a Monitor/Telemetry Tech in an acute care hospital setting OR completion of similar course acceptable to the Hospital.
• Valid American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
• Successful completion of a Novice arrhythmia class, preferred
• Prior related work experience in a healthcare environment that provides the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
• Working knowledge of and ability to use personal computer and perform data entry.
• Working knowledge of medical terminology.
• Ability to quickly learn and successfully complete a competency skill check off list within 90 days of employment.
• Ability to follow written and verbal instructions effectively.
• Ability and willingness to work a flexible workweek including weekends, nights and overtime as required.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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