Swedish Health Services Monitor Technician - Short Stay Unit in Seattle, Washington
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Monitor Technician (0.6 FTE, Day Shift) to work in Short Stay Unit Department at Swedish Cherry Hill in Seattle, Washington.
Responsible for performing general secretarial and clerical duties in the patient care areas. Interacts with patients, families and physicians and acts as a liaison among members of the health care team, patients and families. Assists the nursing staff in coordinating the activity of the unit. Oversees the orderliness of work areas and orders forms and other clerical supplies.
In this position you will:
Greets visitors, providing information and assistance as needed. Works with patients, families, visitors and physicians to identify needs, resolve problems or provide other information
Prepares a paper chart and prints stickers from electronic medical record for each new patient. Provides welcome brochures. Sends discharge medication orders to pharmacy as applicable by campus
Performs all ADT (admission, discharge and transfer) functions. Prepares charts for transfer and discharge. Ensures accommodation codes are correct
Instructs families and visitors in hand hygiene protocols. Participates in the education of patient/families to unit practices/routines and orients patients to unit per protocols
Distributes mail. Sends patient reports to HIM upon discharge. Inventories education brochures and office supplies, and orders as appropriate
Required qualifications for this position include:
High school Diploma or GED
Successful completion of Basic Cardiac Arrhythmia Interpretation class with score of at least 80% on final exam
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN)
Individuals hired with previous monitor technician experience must pass a challenge exam with a score of 80%
One (1) year experience in related healthcare setting in a clinical, clerical or service capacity i.e. monitor technician, hospital unit coordinator, nurse aid certified, medical assistant, license practical nurse, medical records clerk, food service or environmental services worker
Completion of a Health Unit Coordinator program with a 3 month internship program at Swedish may be substituted for the previously defined year of experience
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- 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 nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all 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 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other 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: 269173