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Monitor Technician - Medical Unit

Job ID: 951795
Facility: Vidant Edgecombe Hospital
Location: Tarboro, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Jul 21, 2021

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About Vidant Edgecombe Hospital

Vidant Edgecombe Hospital, formerly Heritage Hospital, is a full-service, 117-bed acute care facility where residents of Tarboro, Edgecombe county and surrounding communities receive a wide range of health services close to home. Our partnership with Vidant Health enhances our wide range of services and improves the quality of care our patients receive. More than 20 specialties are represented by Vidant Edgecombe Hospital's medical staff, assuring the people of Edgecombe county that almost all their health needs can be met right here at home. In addition to acute care, our services include rehabilitation, oncology and outpatient clinics.


Position Summary

The Monitor Technician is responsible for the monitoring of cardiac rhythms, documentation, and notifying primary nurse of abnormal rhythms. You will be responsible for desk functions, answering telephone and patient call system, replenishing charts, etc.  If certified as a Nursing Assistant, you may work in this capacity when the telemetry census is two or less, in absence of scheduled Nursing Assistant. Modifies and delivers care that is specific to the age, growth, and level of development of patients including adolescent, adult, and geriatric.

The secretarial duties are an integral part of the nursing unit, being involved in patient care and documentation of patient care. While not directly responsible for care of the patient, the Unit Secretary is responsible for assuring patient care is accomplished. He/she is responsible for all general duties and is the pivot person in communications.

The Monitor Technician/Unit Secretary is accountable to and evaluated by the Nurse Manager.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED) is required
  • Medical Terminology Course is required or demonstrated competency
  • Completion of an EKG Interpretation course
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification is required

Other Information

  • Full-Time (40 hours a week)
  • Monday - Friday (3 pm - 11 pm)
  • NA I Certification preferred
  • Benefits Available

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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