Swedish Health Services Monitor Technician - ICU/Telemetry in Issaquah, Washington
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Monitor Technician to work in Intensive Care/Telemetry at Swedish Issaquah in Issaquah, WA.
This is a 0.9 FTE, Night shift position.
The Monitor Technician is responsible for providing back up and down time procedures in support of the continuous monitoring of a patients cardiac rhythm and oxygen saturation level, documenting clinical status including any significant changes and reporting changes to the Registered Nurse and/or Charge Nurse. Must successfully pass ECG competencies.
In this position you will:
Set appropriate alarms and adjust arrhythmia detection criteria as appropriate for each patient
Assure that oxygen saturation and cardiac monitoring alarms are on at all times
Maintain equipment and report malfunctions to charge nurse and clinical engineering
Perform general secretarial and clerical duties in the patient care areas
Assist the nursing staff in coordinating the activity of the unit
Oversee clerical supplies
Required qualifications for this position include:
High school Diploma or GED
Successful completion of Basic Cardiac Arrhythmia Interpretation class with a score of at least 80% on final exam.
Individuals hired with previous monitor technician experience must pass a challenge exam with a score of at least 80%.
12 Months ECG monitoring experience managing patients on cardiac monitors in a telemetry, neurological, cardiac ICU, ICU or TeleICU.
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN).
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Monitor Tech Certification preferred.
Previous experience using electronic medical record.
About the Issaquah Campus:
With advances in technology, an environmentally friendly design and new hospital infrastructure, the campus is designed to be different. The new campus provides a broad range of inpatient and outpatient medical services including oncology, cardiac care, obstetrics, pediatric specialty care, emergency services, primary care and a host of other medical and surgical services and specialists.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.
Our Vision is Health for a Better World.
Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: EKG and Monitor Techs
Work Locations: Issaquah Main Bldg (WA171) 751 Ne Blakely Dr Issaquah, 98029
Req ID: 296046
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