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Monitor Technician - Centralized Monitoring Unit

Requisition ID:

22164962

Business Unit:

Hartford Hospital

Location:

Hartford, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Part Time
Standard Hours: 24
Job Shift: Shift 3
Shift Details: Openings available across all shifts with rotating weekends and rotating holidays.

Work where every moment matters.

Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.

Hartford Hospital is one of the largest and most respected teaching hospitals as well as a Level I trauma center. Hartford Hospital is on the cutting edge of technology & medical care and is home to the Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESI), one of the most-advanced medical simulation training centers in the world. Housing the Northeast’s largest robotic surgery center, committed to becoming the best in the country for patient safety and is pursuing that goal by taking innovative action and creating a culture of safety at every level within the organization.

Exciting opportunity to be a part of the new centralized monitoring unit at Hartford Hospital. The Monitoring Technician performs standard work related to telemetry monitoring on patients requiring continual cardiac observation and provides analysis of cardiac rhythms in compliance with all regulatory and hospital/system standards, policies, procedures, protocols and guidelines. This position also provides the interpretation, communications and documentation of cardiac rhythms and other monitored parameters.

Qualifications

Required:

High School diploma, GED, or 1-year relevant work experience

Successful completion of provided Hartford Hospital Arrhythmia recognition and interpretation training prior to completing orientation (ability to test out if prior experience)

Must be able to read and understand oral and written instructions, and effectively communicate information in English

Knowledge, Skills and Ability Requirements 

  • Basic Knowledge of ECG interpretation, medical/cardiac terminology preferred.
  • Ability to maintain focus for long periods.
  • Ability to work in an environment with high activity and multiple priorities.
  • Proficiency with navigating all aspects of electronic monitor system.
  • Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills with attention to detail, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Intermediate level computer efficiency.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail in all aspects of work.
  • Strong ability to use skillful communication with members of the healthcare delivery team. Uses communication skills to foster a healthy work environment and facilitate positive patient outcomes and experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, organization and communication [verbal, written & listening] skills.
  • Demonstrates safety practices in alignment with High Reliability.
  • Embodies the HHC leadership behaviors and company values, and effectively utilizes the HHC operating model.
  • Assumes responsibility for self-improvement in collaboration with the leadership team by identifying communicating and seeking resources or instruction/validation to meet own learning needs, and is self-directed in maintaining currency of validations.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as a team member.
  • Recognizes and respects diversity. Utilizes appropriate resources in a respectful and nonjudgmental manner. Demonstrated knowledge of care for age specific populations.
  • Exceptional customer service skills. Demonstrates cultural sensitivity in all interactions with patients/families and co-workers.

Preferred

Previous experience as a monitor tech, EMT, inpatient unit secretary, patient care assistant, experience performing cardiac monitoring, or as a nurse aide.

Certified Rhythm Analysis Technician [CRAT] or equivalent.

Certified BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA)

We take great care of careers.        

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.

 
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