Swedish Medical Center Monitor Technician - Critical Care in Seattle, Washington
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Monitor Technician to work for the Critical Care Department at Swedish Cherry Hill in Seattle, WA.
This is a 0.9 FTE, night shift position.
The Monitor Technician is responsible for providing back up and down time procedures in support of the continuous monitoring of a patients cardiac rhythm and oxygen saturation level, documenting clinical status including any significant changes and reporting changes to the Registered Nurse and/or Charge Nurse. Must successfully pass ECG competencies.
In this position you will:
Set appropriate alarms and adjust arrhythmia detection criteria as appropriate for each patient
Assure that oxygen saturation and cardiac monitoring alarms are on at all times
Maintain equipment and report malfunctions to charge nurse and clinical engineering
Perform general secretarial and clerical duties in the patient care areas
Assist the nursing staff in coordinating the activity of the unit
Oversee clerical supplies
Required qualifications for this position include:
High school Diploma or GED
Successful completion of Basic Cardiac Arrhythmia Interpretation class (80% score or higher). If you have previous monitor technician experience, must pass a challenge exam (80% score or higher)
One year of experience in related healthcare setting in a clinical, clerical or service capacity i.e. monitor technician
Knowledge of medical terminology
Working knowledge of Window’s based applications
Excellent customer service skills
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Strongly preferred 1 year experience as a monitor tech in an acute care hospital setting
Previous experience using electronic medical record
About the Cherry Hill Campus.
What is now known as the James Tower at Swedish/Cherry Hill Campus was home to the first hospital in Seattle, established in 1877 by the Sisters of Providence, a Catholic charity. On July 1, 2000, the 385-bed tertiary-care center previously known as Providence Seattle Medical Center became part of the Swedish health-care system.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details
Our Non-Profit Mission: Improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.
Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the Greater Seattle Area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 183 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Great Puget Sound area. Swedish employs more than 13,000 employees and 4,200 physicians. Whether through physician clinics, health education, research and innovation or other means of outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: EKG and Monitor Techs
Work Locations: Cherry Hill Main Bldg (WA150) 500 17th Ave James Tower Seattle, 98122
Req ID: 183409