Baystate Health Cardiac Monitor Technician, Nights, part time in Springfield, Massachusetts
Cardiac Monitor Technician, Nights, part time
Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
Baystate Health is an integrated health care delivery system serving a population of nearly 1 million people in western Massachusetts. It is one of the largest health systems in New England with over 12,000 employees.
Baystate Medical Center in Springfield (BMC) is a 716-bed academic medical center and is Massachusetts’ busiest emergency department and the region’s only Level 1 trauma center.
Come join our team!
You will be responsible for:
Flex Team Operations Associate/Monitor Tech will function in a supportive role to a registered nurse and work collaboratively with the health care team in the management of patient care. This position on the Flex Team allows the applicant to work with diverse patient populations; Flex Team OA/MTs will float to multiple units in the adult hospital based on staffing needs. Flex Team OA/MTs report to the Clinical Manager but daily activities are coordinated by the clinical supervisor
Responsibilities include organizing the patient medical record, filing documents in a patient record, facilitating communication among staff, relaying messages/information to staff members, facilitating bed management and patient throughput, performing necessary functions to process direct admissions to the unit, acting as a receptionist for visitors to the units and also as a business partner to the department and clinical staff, orienting patients and families to the unit, answering routine questions, multitasking, observing cardiac monitors, identifying and reporting irregular rhythms to a registered nurse for intervention, recording ECG monitor strips and ensuring maintenance of all monitoring equipment.
Observes cardiac monitors. Identifies and reports irregular rhythms to registered nurse for interpretation and intervention. Records and processes EKG monitor strips for defined cardiac patient populations. Assures proper placement and maintenance of all monitoring equipment.
This job requires organization, accountability, flexibility and the capacity to adapt to constantly changing work environments.
What you will need:
High School Diploma or equivalent required. Associate’s degree preferred.
One year of acute hospital experience required
Previous clerical and customer service.
Computer literate, good interpersonal skills.
Critical thinking skills with proficient math aptitude.
Ability to organize and prioritize workload in a fast paced environment.
OAS Gold Training, Conflict Resolution Training, Delegation Training, Team Training
Computer testing will be required for typing, alpha numeric and numeric data entry; a minimum passing score is required
Must take and pass required dysrythmia couse within 6 weeks of hire.
What you need to know:
Department: Flex Team
Hours: 24 weekly
Every other weekend and holiday