Monitor Technician - Telemetry - FT 1.0 D/W (6:00 am - 6:30 pm)

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  • Wilkes-Barre General Hospital Wilkes-Barre General Hospital

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  • Full Time

Job Description

Commonwealth Health - A commitment to caring can be found in the hearts and minds of the physicians, nurses and, many other employees who support patient care at Commonwealth Health Wilkes-Barre General Hospital and clinics. Our organization is built on great people. In turn, we provide these skilled and dedicated caregivers with career opportunities, professional development and, a work environment that creates superior job satisfaction. Opportunities stretch across our hospital, physician network and, emergency medical services in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Join a team that has been committed to caring for the local community for 150 years.

The Monitor Technician functions under the direction of the professional nurse.  The Monitor Technician is responsible for cardiac monitor observation and reporting of cardiac rhythm changes to the nursing staff for further investigation when indicated.  The Monitor Technician will demonstrate knowledge appropriate to the age of the patients served.  Demonstration of knowledge will include principles of growth and development and interpretation of information and data to identify the patient’s age-specific needs.  Perform others duties incidental to the work described herein.

High school diploma or GED required; graduate of a technical school
EMT and/or equivalent acute care, clinical experience preferred.  Medical terminology is preferred.  Successful completion of a basic dysrhythmia course is required.  Must be optimistic, enthusiastic, and able to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel.  Must work collaboratively with all members of the health care team.  Interacts with the patients in a respectful, courteous manner.  Auditory and visual acuity and communicative ability are essential.
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