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Swedish Health Services Telemetry Technician in Issaquah, Washington


Telemetry Technician at Swedish Medical Center- Issaquah Campus

The monitor tech I (MT) is responsible for continuously monitoring patients via telemetry of oxygen saturation (Sp02) levels and/or electrocardiogram (ECG) rhythm on patients from a remote workstation located in the TeleICU Clinical Operations Room (COR). The Monitor Tech communicates all concerns to staff registered nurse (RN). Utilizes TeleICU RN (tRN) as a resource. If the MT is unable to reach the bedside RN in a timely manner, the MT may escalate the concern by calling the charge nurse, Rapid Response Team or Code Blue per unit procedure. Additionally, the MT provides clerical support to the workflows of the TeleICU clinical staff (tMD and tRN), assists and participates with the orientation of new MT and nursing staff, and other duties as assigned.

Required qualifications:

  • Successful completion of Basic Cardiac Arrhythmia Interpretation class with a score of at least 80% on final exam.

  • Individuals hired with previous monitor technician experience must pass a challenge exam with a score of at least 80%.

  • 1 year Recent ECG monitoring experience managing patients on cardiac monitors in a telemetry, neurological, cardiac ICU, ICU or TeleICU.

  • Required upon hire: National Provider BLS - American Heart Association

Preferred qualification:

  • To be promoted to a Monitor Tech II level, EICU Monitor Tech must successfully complete 3 months of orientation with one on one training in the ICU with an assigned Preceptor. After the 3 month orientation period, will then complete 9 months of experience in the EICU monitoring patients with an assigned resource support staff member. At the conclusion of the 9 months of training experience must be able to independently monitor a patient load of 35 patients and successfully pass competencies. At that time Employee may qualified to promote to a Monitor Technician II level.

  • Previous experience using electronic medical record.

  • Preferred upon hire: Monitor Tech Certification

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our mission of improving the health and wellbeing of each patient we serve.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.

Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

About the Team

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty centers in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish, named a LinkedIn Top Company to grow your career, employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond.

We are committed to the principle that every workforce member has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment.

We are committed to cultural diversity and equal employment for all individuals. It is our policy to recruit, hire, promote, compensate, transfer, train, retain, terminate, and make all other employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), national origin (including certain language use restrictions), ancestry, disability (mental and physical including HIV and AIDS), medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, marital status, age, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, and military and veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status. We will also provide reasonable accommodation to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified caregiver or applicant for employment, unless the accommodation would impose undue hardship on the operation of our business.

We are a community where all people, regardless of differences, are welcome, secure, and valued. We value respect, appreciation, collaboration, diversity, and a shared commitment to serving our communities. We expect that all workforce members in our community will act in ways which reflect a commitment to and accountability for, racial and social justice and equality in the workplace. As such, we will maintain a workplace free of discrimination and harassment based on any applicable legally protected status. We also expect that all workforce members will maintain a positive workplace free from any unacceptable conduct which creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment.

Requsition ID: 170648
Company: Swedish Jobs
Job Category: Technical Services
Job Function: Clinical Care
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Shift: Night
Career Track: Clinical Support
Department: 3904 SIS ICU TELEMETRY
Address: WA Issaquah 751 NE Blakely Dr
Pay Range: $23.37 - $33.78
The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.
Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

Swedish Health Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.