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Monitor Tech - Centralized Monitoring - Mercy Medical Center - PRN

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   10/18/2017
Job Title: 
Monitor Tech - Centralized Monitoring - Mercy Medical Center - PRN
Job Category:   Clinical:Equipment Tech
Location:   Des Moines
Job Description:   **Monitor Tech - Centralized Monitoring - Mercy Medical Center - PRN** **Description** **GENERAL SUMMARY** **:** Observes cardiac monitors for changes in cardiac rhythm and communicates this to the nurse caring for the patient of diverse ages. Documents cardiac status appropriately. **ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS** **:** + Monitors cardiac rhythms on telemetry units. + Obtain and interpret rhythm strips reporting identified changes. + Performs clerical duties (i.e., maintenance of rhythm strips in the patient record, answering phones, intercom, notify the assigned nurse). + Maintains telemetry supplies (i.e., paper, batteries, patches, and pouches). + Maintains knowledge of telemetry equipment set-up, maintenance and use. + Works rotating shifts, weekends and holidays, as scheduled. **MARGINAL FUNCTIONS** **:** + Effectively assumes job responsibilities of nursing communication secretary during absence. **Qualifications** **MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS ANDABILITIES REQUIRED** **:** + High School Diploma or GED required and 18 years of age. + Previous health care experience, including monitor experience, desired.Successful completion of monitor class. + Proof ofcompletion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served withinthree (3) months of hire. **Job** Nursing Support **Primary Location** IOWA-DES MOINES-MERCY MEDICAL CENTER **Daily Schedule** Varied **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 0 **Weekends Required** None **Req ID:** 2017-R0133093
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Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is a national nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 17 states and includes 78 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; two accredited nursing colleges; and home health agencies.

With total annual revenues of more than $10.7 billion and approximately 83,000 employees, CHI ranks as the nation’s second-largest faith-based health system. In fiscal year 2012, CHI provided more than $715 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.

Catholic Health Initiatives is committed to:
  • Creating new ministries that build healthy communities
  • Reaching new milestones in clinical quality and compassionate care
  • Implementing an agenda of social justice
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