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Position Summary:The Monitor Tech functions under the direction of the registered nurse and is responsible for cardiac observation and reporting the cardiac rhythm changes to the nursing staff assigned to the patient and/or their manager when indicated, for further investigation and elevation of care. The Monitor Tech will demonstrate knowledge appropriate to the age of the patients served. Demonstration of knowledge will include principles of growth and development, interpretation of information and data to identify the patients' age specific needs as well as recognition of EKG rhythm and morphology changes requiring action taken on behalf of the patient's care.
Minimum Requirements:-Knowledge of and skill in the use of personal computer and related software and system-Skill in time management and ability to meet deadlines-Ability to communicate respectfully, effectively, calmly and clearly-Ability to answer phone with strong customer service tone-Ability to work independently and take initiative-Ability to accept responsibility willingly-Ability to set priorities and use good judgment
Education/Licenses/Certifications:Successful completion of rhythm identification training and EKG telemetry competency test (experienced techs may bypass the training by passing competency test) High school diploma or GED is requiredRecent acute care clinical experience preferred
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
Our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness, serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.
MultiCare is also proud of our commitment to workforce diversity and culturally competent care. This commitment is led by our CEO and supported through employee education and community outreach.
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.