Monitor Technician Per Diem

Good Samaritan Hospital is a 474 bed acute care hospital in the heart of Silicon Valley, with two locations, the main campus in San Jose, California and the Mission Oaks campus in Los Gatos, California. Recognized nationally for quality and safety, it has an 'A' from The Leapfrog Group and has been voted a "Family Favorite" hospital for more than ten years. It is one of only ten hospitals nationwide to be awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer four consecutive times. Good Samaritan is a leader in neurosciences, high-risk obstetrics, advanced cardiology and innovative surgery techniques, and is a Joint Commission-certified Comprehensive Stroke Center and an accredited Chest Pain Center.

The Telemetry teams are dedicated, healthcare providers with excellent services for patients at Good Samaritan Hospital. Interested in joining this team? Apply online now.

Schedule: 0.001 (Per Diem), Shift: As Needed.
Internal Posting Period: 05/25/2017 - 06/02/17

POSITION SUMMARY: Responds to alarms and interprets rhythms, alerts RN when indicated. Consistently and timely transcribes physician orders 100% of the time. Alerts RN to STAT and NOW orders. Consistently, accurately and timely, addressographs patients charts, sends charts to medical records after discharge, and adds chart forms as needed. Monitors all persons entering the unit, monitors unit phone, notifies appropriate staff member of any potential problem. . Utilizes charge nurse and resources to assist in decision-making process. Maintains a safe working environment, adheres to all hospital policies and procedures and reports problems or concerns to charge nurse or Manager.
Qualifications:
Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required:

  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support Provider Course.
  • Successful completion of arrhythmia interpretation class or demonstrated proficiency through testing.
  • Knowledge of normal and abnormal rhythms in static and dynamic patient condition testing with 90 test pass rate but 100% of lethal dysrythmia interpretation.
  • Knowledge to maintain patients charts per hospital policy.
  • General clerical skills.

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