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Monitor Technician

Req #:  200441
Facility:  Condell Medical Center
Department:  Clinical Support
City:  Libertyville
Posting Budget Status:  Twelve hour 7a-7p
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  0.9

Advocate Condell Medical Center has been providing high quality care to residents in the north suburbs for more than 85 years. It is the largest health care provider and only Level I trauma center in Lake County, Illinois. Advocate Condell is a non-profit, acute care hospital offering a full spectrum of medical services. This includes everything from obstetrics, radiology services and rehabilitation to open heart surgery, neurosurgery and oncology.

Advocate Condell has been named a 100 Top Hospital by Truven Health Analytics three times, and was recently awarded the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) prestigious Magnet designation.  This designation is the highest honor and level of recognition ANCC awards to nursing services in national and international health care.  Magnet designation is the gold standard by which nursing and patient care is measured. 

Advocate Condell is accredited by DNV Healthcare as a Primary Stroke Center and also features an emergency department approved for pediatrics backed by the resources of Advocate Children’s Hospital.”

Site:  Advocate Condell Medical Center, Libertyville

Hours:  7:00 am to 7:00 pm

Status:  Full Time


Position Requirements:
High School graduate or equivalent.
1~2 years clinical experience preferred.

Possess basic knowledge of life~threatening EKG abnormalities and arrhythmias. Demonstrated knowledge of basic EKG interpretation of arrhythmias and other abnormalities.
Typing and computer , and clerical skills
Ability to work well with others
Good communication skills
Ability to work weekends, holidays, and call ins in order to accommodate staffing needs and census fluctuations
Capable of sitting for extended periods
Ability to communicate with physicians, nurses and other hospital staff
Exposure to blood, urine and body fliud samples of ill patients.
Ability to transcribe medical information.

To perform the functions necessary for constant observation of monitors for telemetry patients. Observation and documentation of changes in arrhythmias and notification of these changes and/or initial immediate response to lethal arrhythmias. Ability to maintain accurate department record~keeping. Ability to trouble shoot equipment issues or malfunctions associated with Spacelabs applications and arrhythmia processing.

Maintains a safe, organized and efficient work environment
Provides training assistance to new employees, nursing staff, physicians, Physician assistants and other medical or technical staff as needed.
Ability to provide cross coverage in other areas of Cardiology.
Prepares monitors by channel numbers upon request. Provides electrodes, batteries and telemetry chart sticker for initial application on new telemetry orders.
Ability to follow designated telemetry protocol and guidelines.
Provides clerical functions necessary for department record~keeping
Interacts with medical staff, nurses and other hospital departments regarding patient care and department procedures
Participation in professional development and performance improvement by attending inservices, meetings and continuing education programs appropriate to the goals and needs of the department

About Advocate Health Care


Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.