Fountain Valley Regional Hospital is proud of the full range of quality services we provide. Since 1971, we have dedicated our efforts to meet and serve the medical needs of our growing community. We were the first hospital in Orange County to offer residents an accredited Chest Pain Center and a Thrombectomy Receiving Center certified by The Joint Commission. We are one of only two certified Pediatric ICUs in Orange County and the only hospital in Fountain Valley and Huntington Beach with a Level III Neonatal ICU. Weï¿½re proud of the efforts of our physicians, nurses and staff who strive to provide you with the best care possible.
We offer competitive salaries and benefits including a matching 401(k), several health & dental plans to choose from, generous tuition assistance plans, and relocation assistance for select positions.
Position Summary: Position identifies and communicates cardiac rhythm irregularities to other team members. This position provides for coverage and observation of cardiac monitors. Communicates changes in cardiac rhythm and recognition of life threatening dysrhythmias
Essential Duties: ï¿½ Performs under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, performs duties related to the cardiac telemetry monitoring of patients and care and maintenance of equipment. ï¿½ Observes monitors without distraction. ï¿½ Obtains and documents EKG interpretations at rest and with each exercise modality. Recognizes, reports, documents and communicates EKG changes. ï¿½ Assesses and priorities a rapidly changing workload. Completes work in a timely manner. ï¿½ Participates in department management by providing input at meetings and reading communication. ï¿½ Maintains a clean and orderly work environment. Shares responsibility for organizing supplies, tracking, stocking and storing equipment and keeping the department clean and organized. ï¿½ Observes cardiac monitors for selected patients to recognize, analyze, and interpret significant rhythm changes and life threatening rhythms. ï¿½ Recognizes medications and illnesses affecting cardiac rhythm. Monitors premature ventricular contractions on patients with electrolyte imbalances. ï¿½ Prompt recognition and communication of life threatening rhythms and rhythm changes to the patient's nurse, charge nurse, and /or physician provider, as apporpriate. ï¿½ Maintains strip documentation for patient record ï¿½ Other duties as assigned
Required: ï¿½ High School Diploma or equivalent GED ï¿½ Possess knowledge of basic medical terminology, basic computer skills, telephone skills, and English ï¿½ Completion of a Cardiac Monitor Technician program designed for unlicensed health care providers. ï¿½ Basic Life Support certification
Preferred: ï¿½ One year of hospital cardiac monitor tech experience.
The hospital, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to combine any of the above required experiences, or to consider applicants other work related experience in order to meet the above mentioned requirements.
Primary Location: Fountain Valley, California
Facility: Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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Internal Number: 2005003810
About Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center
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