Mercy Monitor Technician in Fort Smith, Arkansas

Overview

We’re a Little Different

Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.

We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.

At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

Monitors cardiac rate and rhythm of intensive care, telemetry and emergency room patients. Informs nurse of any major changes in cardiac rhythm. Answers telephone and relays messages appropriately. Keeps accurate records of all monitored patients. Obtains routine and prn rhythm strips. Ability to report the need for care and/or age specific needs and any identifiable cultural diversity needs (such as religions, lifestyles, beliefs, physical capabilities, and cultures) to the appropriate caregiver. Report and assist any patient that presents with evidence of abuse and/or neglect. Supports the mission of SEMMC. Co-workers are expected to abide by St. Edward Mercy Medical Center safety and infection control policies to maintain a safe environment for patients and co-workers. Supervises. None. NOTE: Orientation and training is age specific See "Age Appropriate Care for Neonate, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult and Geriatric Patients" policy. Current CPR certification is a required element to maintain this job position.

Qualifications:

Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:

  • Education: High school graduate or equivalent. Successful completion of Cardiac Monitoring Education.

  • Experience: Entry level.

  • Certifications: CPR

  • Preferred Education: Previous training as Monitor Technician preferred.

  • Preferred Experience: Special training ECG interpretation and operation of cardiac monitoring systems preferred.

We’ll Support You at Work and Home

Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.

What Makes a Good Match for Mercy

Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.

Requisition ID 2018-768419

Category Other Allied Health

Position Type Full Time

Shift(s) Days, Holidays, Weekends

Department Telemetry Monitoring Techs

Location US-AR-Fort Smith

EEO/AA/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans