Genesis Health System Monitor Tech in Davenport, Iowa
Position Title: Monitor Technician
Department: Monitor Techs-GMC-Davenport
Purpose: Participates in the provision of care by observation and reporting on telemetry monitors of cardiac patients. This care supports the standards and philosophies of Genesis Medical Center.
Report To: Manager
Supervisory Responsibility: No Supervision: The job does not require the provision of guidance or supervision to others. There is no formal responsibility for directing others.
Materials Responsibility: Very Limited. Work requires very limited responsibility for material resources. Examples of resources could include personal work materials, supplies or equipment, or very small amounts of cash. The employee has a very limited or indirect amount of control over these resources. Although human error might require the repair or replacement of materials, usually the cost of correcting these errors is minor. The variety and volume of resources is also very limited. Problems associated with material resources are very uncomplicated.
Key Relationship: Co-workers/Health System Employees, General Public/Visitors/Volunteers, Physicians/Medical Office Staff, Students/Interns/Residents/Outside Instructors, Patients, Families, and Significant Others
Education: High school graduation or equivalent
Field Of Study:
Special Training: Basic single lead monitoring course; Medical Terminology; Basic computer use.
Experience: No experience required.
Interpersonal Skills: Interaction is with fellow employees or peers within the immediate work area. Communications with others are generally routine. The need for interpersonal skills is very limited. Interactions usually involve brief, simple exchanges of information. The job requires very basic communication skills and common courtesy.
Physical Demands: Low Intensity: Work requires a light or low amount of physical exertion. The job requirements for manual dexterity or physical manipulation are limited. The need for physical stamina and endurance is of minimal or low significance. The degree of physical strain produced on the job is somewhat taxing, but does not usually produce fatigue and require periods of rest. Freedom of movement exists, and the job does not confine the employee to a prescribed body posture. Body movement usually involves sitting and intermittent walking. The position exceeds these low intensity demands rarely, 10% of the time or less.
Working Conditions: There are little or no adverse environmental conditions to consider.
Possible Exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens: Yes