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Monitor Technician - ARRMC

Req #: 27029
Facility: Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center
Location: Medford, OR
Department: Cardiac Center (1000-63011)
Category: Clinical Support Services
Schedule: Part Time
Hours: 1800-0630
Target Salary Range: $16.30 - $20.37
Union Position: No

The Monitor Tech Position Overview

The Monitor Tech is responsible for monitoring, documenting and interpreting cardiac rhythms for assigned patients on the unit under the direction of the RN, LPN, Physician or Physician Assistant. This is a highly administrative position in a fast-paced environment and responsibilities include the unit's clerical duties, transcription of orders, communication of information and requisition of supplies and equipment. Additional responsibilities include monitoring, documenting and interpreting EKG rhythms and/or hemodynamic lines; documenting and reporting EKG abnormalities, changes or concerns to the appropriate staff member.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education

Successful Completion of a Basic Cardiac Rhythms course and/or the ability to pass Asante's Basic Cardiac Rhythms test is required

Knowledge of medical terminology (through education or experience in a health care setting) required

Successful completion of an Advanced Cardiac Rhythms course, preferred.

PLEASE NOTE: As indicated in the Education requirements noted above, this position requires successful completion of a basic cardiac rhythms course and/or the ability to pass Asante's Basic Cardiac Rhythms test in order to qualify for the position and be forwarded for consideration. Applicants that have not taken the course through Asante will be asked to "challenge" Asante's test.

Courses are also available on the Internet for a fee. One suggestion is https://www.ecgcourse.com/index.php

Experience

No previous experience as a Monitor Tech required, however clerical and/or reception experience in a healthcare setting is highly preferred.

One year or more of telemetry monitoring in an acute care setting and/or EMT experience also preferred.

Licensure/Certifications

Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider (BLS) certified by American Heart Association (AHA) is preferred

Required Skills

Medical terminology, computer and typing skills

Effective communication skills and the ability to react calmly in emergency situations

Ability to multi-task, organize and prioritize workload

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external clients

Flexibility in arranging work schedule, preferred

Working Environment

Most shifts are 10 - 12 hours (depending on the unit) and will include long periods of sitting, watching monitors and working on a computer.

Compensation & Benefits

Competitive starting wage

Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, and wellness

Excellent retirement package with up to 6% employer contribution

Generous Earned Time Off

Tuition reimbursement after one year of service

For on-call Positions

Compensation & Benefits

An additional 15% on top of the base hourly rate (if not an employee already in a benefitted position)

Benefit option available through the Asante Flexible Workforce plan

Excellent retirement package with up to a 6% employer contribution

About Asante and Southern Oregon

Asante is a local, community owned and governed, not-for-profit organization that provides comprehensive health care services to more than 550,000 people in a nine-county area of Southern Oregon and Northern California. It includes Asante Ashland Community Hospital in Ashland, Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, Asante Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass, Asante Physician Partners throughout the Rogue Valley, and additional health care partnerships. Virtually all medical specialties and services are represented within an organization dedicated to providing exceptional care. With over 5,000 employees, Asante's entities offer outstanding opportunities for career advancement and professional growth. At Asante your work positively impacts your family, friends, neighbors and the community. Experience the difference in how you work, how you live and how you connect.

At Asante we are defined by our values traits that guide us as we serve patients and the community:

Excellence - Respect - Honesty - Service Teamwork

Asante is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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