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NUS Monitor Tech - 5 South/telemetry

Overview
How have you impacted someone's life today? At Meridian Health, our Nursing Unit Secretary NUS Monitor Technician is responsible for ongoing surveillance of patient cardiac monitors and provides RNs and/or clinicians with immediate notification of any changes in cardiac rhythms and according to clinician/provider orders. Other responsibilities include providing secretarial/clerical support to department and other ancillary departments as needed. Our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.
Responsibilities
A day in the life of a NUS Monitor Technician at Meridian includes:
Measuring and interpreting patient's heart rhythm and documents on patient record per departmental standards. Uses clear and complete communication with unit personnel when delivering information about changes in patient rhythm
Initiating and discontinuing monitoring equipment on admission, transfer, or discharge. Performs configuration as necessary.
Performing clerical duties related to admission, discharge, and documentation of patient information from Central Telemetry. Answering telephone and communicating clearly when receiving information from units or providers.
Serving as a resource for training and troubleshooting to both Central Telemetry and clinical areas. Troubleshooting monitors with nursing staff and contacts Clinical Engineering as appropriate.
Maintaining and stocking all designated equipment, including telemetry, and transport monitors.
Developing a rapport and cooperative relationship with nursing and other members of the multidisciplinary care team.
Adhering to confidentiality of information acquired pertaining to patients, clinicians, employees, and visitors.
Qualifications
High School Diploma Or General Equivalent Diploma Required
Successful completion of the Meridian Health Monitor Tech Exam is required
Nursing Unit Secretary work experiences in department-Hospital Setting is strongly desired
Current & Active NUS Monitor Tech work experience strongly desired
Basic Life Support BLS /Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation CPR for HealthCare Providers strongly preferred
Knowledge of basic anatomy and physiology of the heart is strongly preferred
Computer, order entry, basic Microsoft office, and excellent communication skills required. Must enjoy working with patients and families.
Must be flexible and able to rapidly adjust to changes in census. Ability to accept responsibility for accuracy and response times to emergent and non-emergent requests.
If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!

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