Providence Health & Services Patient Administrative Associate - Monitor Technician in Santa Monica, California
Providence is calling a Patient Administrative Associate - Monitor Technician (Full Time/Day Shift) to Providence Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, CA.
We are seeking a Patient Administrative Associate - Monitor Technician who will provide clerical and administrative support, admitting activities, and insurance verification in the PCC/SDU units. In addition, the MT is responsible to observe the monitors, run and measure the telemetry strips, and report significant dysrhythmias to the nurse.
In this position you will:
Prioritize and perform work assignment and job duties effectively, and provide prompt and efficient customer service
Identify and report potential and actual risk management issues to appropriate personnel
Demonstrate competency in selected PAA/MT skills including, but not limited to:
Perform clerical duties related to admission, registration, transfer and discharge of patients
Ensure proper maintenance of the medical record
Accurately and thoroughly transcribes orders
Report stat orders to the appropriate Team members within acceptable time frame
Execute computer related order entry
Place office supply order efficiently
Demonstrate good telephone etiquette at all times, answering and direction all calls promptly and correctly
As an MT, demonstrate the ability to monitor patient rhythms on the screens at the Central monitoring station
As an MT, run the strips per unit protocol, measures them, and places the strip in the monitor technician log book, and documents the interpretation
Promptly notifies the appropriate team member about any significant dysrhythmias, i.e. rhythm change or potential life threatening arrhythmias.
Answer call lights and ensure that patient needs are reported to the appropriate personnel
Demonstrate responsibility for own professional practice in regard to:
Time and attendance
Demonstrate professional, collaborative, an proactive behavior in all interactions with patient, visitors, physicians and staff
Obtain necessary knowledge and skill to maintain competence
Complete all mandatory educational and proficiency requirements
Attend and participate in staff meetings
Volunteer for and accepts assignments or projects
Required qualifications for this position include:
Completed and passed a basic Dysrhythmia class
Completed and passed basic EKG class
Current Basic Life Support (BLS)
2 years PAA/MT experience
Working knowledge of medical terminology
Demonstrate competency in performing selected patient administrative associate functions
Demonstrate competency in performing the monitor technician role
Medical terminology knowledge
Effective oral and written, and interpersonal communication skills
Basic computer skills
Familiarity with order entry
Able to handle a high volume/high pressure environment
Able to work independently, with minimal supervision
Able to establish priorities appropriately and organize job responsibilities
Able to answer phones, and answer call lights efficiently
About the hospital you will serve:
Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California, is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities in the western United States. Founded in 1942, Providence Saint John’s Health Center enjoys a reputation for clinical excellence across many disciplines.
The 266-bed health center has a medical staff of more than 900 physicians, 1,800 employees and a host of volunteers who share a commitment to providing quality care for all.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence 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.
Job Category: Certified Nursing Assistant
Location: California-Santa Monica
Req ID: 252351