Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Among the top medical centers in the United States, and ranked as the number 1 hospital in Washington State, as rated by U.S. News & World Report 2016-2017 "America's Best Hospitals", UWMC prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UWMC is operated by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW's School of Medicine. The UW is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
UWMC's 4NE MEDICAL-SURGICAL has an outstanding opportunity for a PART-TIME, TEMPORARY/HOURLY, CARDIAC MONITOR TECHNICIAN (CMT). The person in this role assists the nursing staff with surveillance of cardiac monitors including identification and communication of dysrhythmias; assists with the clerical and support activities for patient care on the nursing unit; receives visitors to the unit and facilitates contact between the patient/family and appropriate discipline. In addition, the CMT participates in unit and selected departmental activities to promote effective problem solving and communication.
Maintains and environment that respects the socio-economic, ethno cultural, and lifestyle diversity of patients and staff
Completely performs indirect patient care tasks according to level of training and in accordance with unit standards. Ex. Parking validation, looking patients up in the directory, entering data on the patient call system and phone assignments
Supports the process for accurate billing by ensuring the PSS staff is notified of patients who are admitted or discontinued from telemetry monitoring
Trouble shoots technical/equipment problems and reports them to charge nurse, RN3 or Biomedical Equipment Technician
Accurately analyzes each rhythm strop for heart rate, measure designated intervals (PR, QRS, QT) and reports abnormalities to nursing staff
Maintains monitoring equipment by replacing recording paper, keeping inventory of transmitters, and reporting any damage found on the transmitter or their lead wires
Participates in orientation of new staff
REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or GED and completion of a course in cardiac dysrhythmia recognition and interpretation, or one year experience in monitor surveillance in a coronary care/telemetry unit.
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