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Monitor Technician

We Are Hiring

Ascension Borgess Hospital is currently looking to fill a part-time days Monitor Technician position.

24 hours a week.

Primarily 7:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Weekends and holidays per department rotation.

What You Will Do

Under the Management of the Virtual Intensive Care Unit leadership, function as the link between virtual monitoring and the clinicians at the bedside. Provide trending and tracking of the integrated physiologic and telemetry monitoring component of the patient and communicate thisappropriately to the clinical health care providers in support of maximizing the safe, effective, efficient, and evidenced based care of the patient. Assist all concerned departments in the upkeep, maintenance, and purchase of equipment, and will help support development of new programs and purchases related to patient monitoring. Accountable for adhering to the standards set by regulatory agencies such as but not limited to Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations(JCAHO), Center for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), Fire Marshall and Michigan Occupational Health and Safety (MIOSHA). Analytical skills necessary to operate physiologic and telemetry monitoring equipment, 12 Lead EKG equipment, using minor hand tools. The ability to deal effectively and professionally with the public, patients, clinical staff, and peers upholding the values of Borgess Medical Center and Ascension Health. This position adheres to Borgess Medical Center Patient Care Policies and Procedures for the performance of tasks in the delivery of patient care.

+ Knowledge of computer hardware and software required to complete activities related to physiologic and telemetry monitoring as well as electronic communication, reports, request and concern filingcompetence.

+ Must be able to perform a variety of work routines and demonstrate problem-solving abilities.

+ Follow Patient Monitoring Measures (Physiological and Telemetry).

+ Follow Universal Precautions.

+ Troubleshooting of various physiologic and telemetry devices.

+ Obtain patient data, trending and tracking as delegated by unit management, the registered nurse, the physician or Licensed Individual Practitioner and as defined by patient care policies, procedures andprotocols.

+ Document abnormal data for a given patient to Registered Nurse, Physician or Licensed Individual Practitioner in the unit log (not a part of the patient record).

+ Assist the development, initiation, and continuance of the monitoring plan of care for the patient, including evaluations and revisions.

+ Initiate actions in response to data indicating medical emergency, initiates CPR as indicated.

+ Initiate actions to ensure a safe patient care environment. Notify Registered Nurse of unsafe environment. Correct unsafe conditions as appropriate.

+ Contribute to the evaluation and revision of the patient monitoring plan of care.

+ Document patient response to nursing and medical interventions.

+ The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

What You Will Need

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

+ High School Diploma or equivalent

+ Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required within 90 days from date of hire required

Additional Preferences

Why Join Our Team

Ascension Michigan employs over 20,000 compassionate caregivers across 16 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities. Our care teams are dedicated to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of the communities we serve. We provide generous paid time off for work-life balance, a collaborative work environment, professional development opportunities and more to help our associates flourish personally and professionally. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today.Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all. In FY2020, Ascension provided $2.4 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes more than 160,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers across a national network of ministries. We offer rewarding careers across more than 2,600 sites of care – including 146 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 19 states and the District of Columbia.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension Borgess is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster: is the Law Poster SupplementPlease note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.