Monitor Technician, Night Shift, Progressive Care Unit

Location
Rockville, MD
Posted
Aug 13, 2023
Closes
Oct 04, 2023
Ref
R-027848
Industry
Specialty Trades
Hours
Full Time
Shady Grove Medical Center seeks to hire an experienced Monitor Technician for our Progressive Care Unit who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing.

As a Monitor Technician, you will:
• Documents rhythm on EKG flow sheet. Immediately reports any change in cardiac rhythm to the nurse. Obtains strips o irregularities.
• Maintains charge requisitions on monitored patients. Makes nursing personnel aware of need for replacement of patient electrodes and/or newly monitored patients to be connected.
• Maintains safe and effective operation of the Monitoring Console at all times. Ensures that paper loaders are full.
• Monitors assigned telemetry console. Obtains monitor strips at the start of each shift, interprets strip, puts date and time on each strip, and places it on flow sheet.
• Participates in multidisciplinary quality and service improvement teams.
• Provides a verbal report to relief persons and gives a patient report to oncoming technicians.
• Verifies and adjusts alarm limits as established for the levels appropriate to the individual patient. Verifies alarms are on at all times.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications include:
• High School Diploma or GED required.
• 1-year experience with emergency situations and maintaining continuous strips of cardiac rhythms.
• Completion of the Monitor Technician Program.
• Active American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.

Work Schedule:

Full Time Nights: 7p - 7a, three shifts/week, alternating weekends and holidays

#GR8 Nursing

At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you.

We do this by offering:
  • Work life balance through nonrotating shifts
  • Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
  • 403(b) retirement plan
  • Free Employee parking
  • Benefits Eligible Positions:
    • Competitive, comprehensive benefit plans [including health, employer-paid disability and life insurance, PTO]
    • Employer retirement contribution and match after 1-year of eligible employment with 3 year vesting
    • Ancillary benefits such as flexible spending, legal and pet insurance to meet the needs of employees and their eligible family members
    • Subsidized childcare at participating childcare centers


As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high-quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County.

If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.

Join the Adventist HealthCare team today, apply now to be considered!

COVID-19 Vaccination

Adventist HealthCare requires all applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment. Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and, if needed, may elect to be vaccinated at any community pharmacy or location offering COVID-19 vaccinations.

Tobacco and Drug Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine and drug use.

While some jurisdictions, including Maryland, permit the use of marijuana for medical purposes, marijuana continues to be classified as an illegal drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act. As a result, medical marijuana use will not be accepted as a valid explanation for a positive drug test result.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine) and marijuana. Those testing positive are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing. ("Nicotine products" include, but are not limited to: cigarettes, cigars, pipes, chewing tobacco, e-cigarettes, vaping products, hookah, and nicotine replacement products (e.g., nicotine gum, nicotine patches, nicotine lozenges, etc.).

Equal Employment Opportunity
Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to attracting, engaging, and developing the best people to cultivate our mission-centric culture. Our goal is to have a welcoming, equitable, and safe place to work and grow for all employees, no matter their background. AHC does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy and related medical conditions, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Adventist HealthCare will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. Adventist HealthCare is a religious organization as defined under applicable law; however, it will endeavor to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants' religious beliefs.

Applicants who wish to request accommodations for disabilities or religious belief should contact the Support Center HR Office.

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