MUHA EC06 - Monitor Technician

Medical University of South Carolina | Columbia, SC, United States

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Posted Date 8/24/2022
Description Job no: A548076
Entity: Medical University Hospital Authority (Medical Center)
Department: Columbia Regional - Columbia Medical Center Downtown
Sub Department: MUHA-9406100-TELEMETRY UNIT
Work type: Full-Time
Employee Type: MUHA-Regular
Location: Columbia, SC, Columbia Medical Center Downtown, Columbia Medical Center North East
Categories: Allied Health & Laboratory Services
Pay scale: MUHAF - Grade 08

Entity/Organization: MUHA (Medical University Hospital Authority/Medical Center)

Hours per week: 36

Scheduled Work Hours/Shift: Nights

Fair Labor Standards Act Status: Hourly

Job Summary/Purpose: Under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, The Monitor Technician performs multi-skilled activities to support a decentralized patient-centered approach to patient care and achieve desired outcomes.

Minimum Training and Education: INTERNAL CANDIDATES ONLY. Currently employed as a Patient Care Technician II in the Medical Center and has successfully passed the on-line course modules, phlebotomy training and skills validation for basic and advanced skills with an 80% passing rate or higher. Successful completion of the EKG/telemetry course and/or competency demonstration. Demonstration of telemetry competency requires the achievement on the telemetry course final exam of an overall 90% and 100% on lethal rhythms and annual review.

Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations: Current Basic Life Support (BLS), either a certification from an American Heart Association (AHA) BLS for Healthcare Providers (or AHA recognized equivalent) or an American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer and Healthcare Provider required.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

Physical Requirements: Ability to perform job functions while standing. (Continuous) Ability to perform job functions while sitting. (Continuous) Ability to perform job functions while walking. (Continuous) Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work outside in temperature extremes. (Infrequent) Ability to work from elevated areas. (Frequent) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Continuous) Ability to twist at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Frequent) Ability to perform “pinching” operations. (Frequent) Ability to perform gross motor activities with fingers and hands. (Continuous) Ability to perform firm grasping with fingers and hands. (Continuous) Ability to perform fine manipulation with fingers and hands. (Continuous) Ability to reach overhead. (Frequent) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Continuous) Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous) Ability to use lower extremities for balance and coordination. (Frequent) Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs. unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift/lower objects 50 lbs. from/to floor from/to 36 inches unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift from 36" to overhead 25 lbs. (Infrequent) Ability to exert up to 50 lbs. of force. (Frequent) Examples include: To transfer a 100 lb. patient that can not assist in the transfer requires 50 lbs. of force. For every 100 additional pounds, assistance will be required from another healthcare worker. 20 lbs. of force is needed to push a 400 lb. patient in a wheelchair on carpet. 25 lbs. of force is required to push a stretcher with a patient with one hand. Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand or at a distance. (Continuous) Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous) Ability to deal effectively with stressful situations. (Continuous) Ability to work rotating shifts. (Frequent) Ability to work overtime as required. (Frequent) Ability to work in a latex safe environment. (Continuous) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) (Selected Positions) *Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Continuous) *(Selected Positions) *Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required. (Continuous) (Selected Positions)

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