Monitor Technician - CMR - Full-Time - 11pm-7:30am

Open Date 9/15/2017
Division Reading Hospital
Description The Monitor Technician performs high-level on-going patient surveillance and provides nursing/clinicians with immediate notification of any changes in cardiac rate/rhythm. Responsible for monitoring, recording, and reporting heart rhythm from patient cardiac monitors, seizure and fall risk activity for patients with orders of telemetry, and general patient observation. Initiates and discontinues monitoring equipment on admission, transfer, or discharge. Conducts maintenance and troubleshooting related to the monitoring equipment on the patient to ensure equipment is in working order to allow for clear monitoring.
Position Requirements Education Requirements
*High School Diploma or GED (Required)
*Successful completion of in-house telemetry course must be completed prior to end of orientation. (Required)

Certification and Licensure Requirements
*CPR certification must be completed during orientation. (Required)

Experience and Skills
*At least 6 months of healthcare experience. (Required)
*Prior monitoring experience in a physician's office, clinic, hospital, or similar setting. (Preferred)
*Required Skills: Knowledge of basic anatomy/physiology of the heart. Ability to communicate effectively with staff, clinicians, and patients. Must be able to work under moderate pressure for extended periods of time. Ability to provide accurate, clear, and timely interpretation and dissemination of information to members of the healthcare team.
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time
Special Notes Every other weekend and rotating holidays required. A generous shift differential and weekend differential are included.
About the Organization Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.

With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.

At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health’s commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives.
Hours Bi-Weekly 80

Reading Shift Night