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Centralized Cardiac Monitoring Technician - Full time 7pm-7:30am $1500 HiringIncentive!

Company: Geisinger
Location: Scranton
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Centralized Cardiac Monitoring Technician - Full time 7pm-7:30am $1500 Hiring Incentive!
Location: Scranton, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Nursing Support Services, Nursing and Nursing Support
Schedule: Nights
Work Type: Full time
Department: GCMC Cardiac Nursing Division
Date Posted: 10/27/2021
Job ID: R-21946
Job SummaryAre you looking to begin a career in healthcare or are you an experienced healthcare professional looking to join a team of dedicated care providers? Join our Geisinger Nursing Institute today! Through professional growth, quality improvement and interdisciplinary collaboration, we've built an innovative culture that allows our nursing staff to grow their skillset, develop their practice and leverage their years of experience to build a rewarding, lasting career with impact.

The Monitoring Technician is responsible for on-going surveillance of patient cardiac monitors on multiple floors and settings. Provides registered nurses and clinicians with immediate notification of any changes in cardiac rhythms. The Monitoring technician completes the admission set-up of telemetry monitors for the clinical units and performs monitor discharge and maintenance. The Monitoring Technician has completed a Cardiac Dysrhythmia Course and successfully passed a rhythm analysis examination.
Job Duties

  • Maintains ongoing, high-level surveillance of patients' cardiac rhythms and notifies nursing and clinicians of any rate and rhythm changes.
  • Measures and interprets patients' heart rhythm and documents on patient rhythm strip every four hours.
  • Initiates and discontinues monitoring equipment on admission, transfer, or discharge.
  • Performs configuration as necessary.
  • Performs clerical duties related to admission, discharge, and documentation of patient information from Central Cardiac Monitoring Room.
  • Communicates clearly when receiving information from units or providers.
  • Uses clear and complete communication with unit personnel when delivering information about changes in patient rhythm.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Serves as a resource for training and troubleshooting to both the Central Cardiac Monitoring Room and clinical areas.
  • Troubleshoots monitors with nursing staff and contacts Clinical Engineering as appropriate.
  • Gives report to oncoming shift.
  • Prioritizes and organizes work assignment and adjusts priorities based on changing situations.
  • Maintains and stocks all designated equipment, including telemetry and monitoring cables.
  • Replaces defective equipment and reports failures to Clinical Engineering.
  • Adheres to confidentiality of information acquired pertaining to patients, clinicians, employees, and visitors.
  • Develops a rapport and cooperative relationship with nursing and clinical staff and responds to questions and requests from healthcare providers.
    Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
    Position DetailsHours: 7pm-7:30am (3-12 hour shifts/week)Increased Shift differential $2.50/hour weekdays $3.00 weekendsEvery other weekend and holiday in rotationCentralized cardiac monitoring positionCardiac monitoring experience preferred but willing to trainWe're proud to offer:
    • $15 minimum hiring rate with increased rates for experienced individuals
    • Up to $3/hr shift differentials for evening, nights and weekend shifts
    • $1,500 Hiring incentive for eligible candidates (internal candidates not eligible)
      • Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance and 401k plans that starts day one of employment
      • MyHealth Rewards wellness program to enhance personal health
      • Up to $5000 in tuition reimbursement per year
      • $40k in financial support to become a Registered Nurse
      • Robust PTO plan in addition to six paid holidays
      • Competitive 401k plan that includes automatic Geisinger contributions starting day one of employment
      • Paid parental leave and military leave
      • Fertility and adoption support
      • On the job training and education
      • Shared governance structure that empowers our nursing support staff
      • Professional opportunities for growth and advancement
      • Support and mentorship from a full range of dedicated nursing leaders
      • Community involvement through our Employee Resource Groups
      • Employee referral incentive programJoin the Geisinger Family! Apply now!To learn more about Geisinger opportunities, please contact Ann Ackourey at: -amackourey@geisinger.edu
        EducationHigh School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)
        Our Purpose & ValuesOUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Keywords: Geisinger, Scranton , Centralized Cardiac Monitoring Technician - Full time 7pm-7:30am $1500 HiringIncentive!, Professions , Scranton, Pennsylvania

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