Tower Health

  • Cardiac Monitor Technician

    Job Locations US-PA-Pottstown
    Requisition ID
    2018-23129
    Hospital
    Pottstown Hospital
    Shift
    3-Night
    Department
    Progressive Care Unit
    Category
    Hidden (24278)
    # of Openings
    1
    Position Type
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    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.

    Job Summary

    The Cardiac Monitor Tech is responsible for observing, interpreting and communicating patient electrocardiographic data.  This person will also perform basic physiologic parameters for the Progressive Care Unit. Responsible for documenting and reporting heart rhythms and changes.  Accountable for alarm limit setting on the monitors while following policies for placing telemetry leads on patients and troubleshoot telemetry problems.

    Qualifications

    Education:

    High School Diploma/GED required

     

    Experience/Skills:

    • At least six months performing relevant duties
    • Demonstrated ability to manage time and task effectively
    • Ability to work within a team and individually
    • Demonstrated ability to manage call volume, professionally
    • Cerner experience is preferred
    • Previous experience in the hospital environment is preferred

     

    Certification/Licensure:

    • Successful completion of a basic EKG Arrhythmia Interpretation Class is required
    • Valid American Heart Association for Healthcare Providers BLS course is required

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