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Monitor Technician

Company: Sentara Health
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Observes, recognizes, interprets, evaluates, and documents EKG tracings on telemetry-monitored patients in order to detect deviations from patient's norm. Promptly notifies appropriate personnel of dysrhythmias. Operates and utilizes monitoring system to full capacity. Ensures proper and safe functioning of the telemetry equipment. Job Posting Sentara Leigh General Hospital is hiring a Monitor Tech for the Telemetry Department.This is a Full-time position with day shift hours and great benefits!Position is located in Norfolk, VA.Job RequirementsHigh School Grad or EquivalentPreferred: EKG/Monitor Tech- 1 year experienceCompletion of a monitor technician surveillance program/course required upon hire. Candidates who have not completed a monitor technician surveillance program must complete a certificate program within 90 days of hire. Or 1 year experience in monitor technician surveillance within the last 5 years will be accepted in substitute of a monitor tech surveillance program/course. To be released from new employee orientation all Monitor Technicians must successfully complete the Sentara Basic Arrythmia competency tool which includes passing a basic arrythmia exam.Position Overview:Observes, recognizes, interprets, evaluates, and documents EKG tracings on telemetry-monitored patients in order to detect deviations from patient's norm. Promptly notifies appropriate personnel of dysrhythmias. Operates and utilizes monitoring system to full capacity. Ensures proper and safe functioning of the telemetry equipment.Facility Highlights:Sentara Leigh Hospital is a Magnet Status , 250-bed facility featuring all patient-friendly private rooms and specializing in orthopedic, gynecological and urological services. Sentara Leigh offers a contemporary care environment for general medical/surgical and ambulatory services and is home to the orthopedic hospital, which has 48 beds dedicated to specialized orthopedic care. The hospital offers a full-service Emergency Room with a dedicated observation unit, Critical Care, GI, and Oncology services. It also encompasses a Family Maternity Center. Click here to learn more about Sentara Leigh hospital! Sentara Benefits:Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We're setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. For more information about our employee benefits, https://www.sentaracareers.com/explore-sentara/benefits/ Join our team, where we are committed to quality healthcare, improving health every day, and provide the opportunity for training, development, growth!Keyword: Monitor Tech, EKG Tech, Arrythmia Tech, Telemetry Required Education High School Grad or Equivalent Experience Required: None, unless noted in the "Other" section belowPreferred: EKG/Monitor Tech - 1 year Licenses and Certifications None, unless noted in the "Other" section below Skills None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

Keywords: Sentara Health, Norfolk , Monitor Technician, Professions , Norfolk, Virginia

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