Monitor Technician - Emergency - Full Time - Nights
Monitor Technician - EMERGENCY - Full Time - Nights
Yuma Regional Medical Center is a 406-bed facility located in sunny, southwestern Arizona. We have a main hospital campus, off-site cancer center, outpatient laboratory services, and numerous clinics as a part of our medical group, including a primary care facility in the Foothills.
Position Summary: At YRMC our ED delivers all services 24/7, treating an average of 200-220 patients per day. This includes our internal observation unit staffed with designated RN’s and Nurse Practitioners. Our 72-bed emergency department is equipped with four trauma bays with built in x-ray and telemedicine capabilities, a dedicated pediatric zone with Emergency Medicine Pediatric Physicians, a dedicated ED pharmacist, two state of the art helipads, and a dedicated radiology suite with two x-ray rooms a 64 slice CT scanner and ultrasound room. Our ED team is invested in not only meeting, but also exceeding national benchmarks such as door to alteplase times < 45 minutes and door to PCI times < 90 minutes. As the only Trauma Center for 180 miles, we stabilize all acuity of injured patients and strive for rapid transfer when services are not locally available. At YRMC, our ED nurses, physicians, APP’s, patient care attendants, pharmacists, radiology staff, and registration collaborate to improve patient outcomes and patient experience.
The Monitor Technician partners with team members to meet the needs of the customer and the patient care area, and registers patients for admissions into assigned area. The Monitor Tech performs a variety of basic clerical tasks such as answering phone, transferring patients, monitoring telemetry rhythms, and patient status. This individual communicates clearly and effectively through established systems, concerning relevant information with customers and co-workers. The Monitor Tech demonstrates sensitivity in dealing with the special needs of specific age groups, patient population with various deadlines, and supports other departments as needed to coordinate various patient services.
Required: High School Graduate; BLS (American Heart Association)
Competencies Required: Telemetry
Work Schedule: 12-hours, Nights, Varied
Physical Requirements and working conditions for this position will be provided to you upon interview.