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Mercy Medical Center Clinton Cardiac Tech - Cardiac Stepdown Unit Part Time - Days in Mercy Clinic - Mason City, Iowa

Department:

MC101_31511 NSG Unit - Cardiac Stepdown 6W

Expected Weekly Hours:

24

Shift:

12 Hour Day Shift

Position Purpose:

Job Description Details:

Hourly Pay Range: $12.62 - $17.50

Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m., every 3rd weekend, every other Holiday.

JOB SUMMARY

The Cardiac Tech assumes the flexible role of providing specialized care as a nursing assistant, visual monitoring tech, and telemetry technician. Training will be provided for the Visual Monitoring and Telemetry Technician position.

  • Nursing Assistant: The nurse assistant provides patient care under the supervision of the registered nurse. This care focuses on personal hygiene, nutritional needs and activities of daily living.

  • Visual Monitoring Technician: In addition to the Nursing Assistant job description, the Visual Monitoring Technician is responsible for monitoring patients requiring close observation via remote camera monitoring. This colleague works cooperatively with the nursing staff and other patient health care personnel to maintain a safe environment and ensure optimal patient safety and comfort.

  • Telemetry Technician: The Telemetry Technician provides ongoing observation and interpretation of cardiac rhythms; prepares and maintains telemetry records and maintains a functioning telemetry system.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Education: High school education or equivalent

Successful completion of formal Nurse Aid course/training verified through transcript or original program certificate of completion, required. Or, registered on DCW registry.

OR

Currently enrolled in an A.D.N., B.S.N., program with successful completion of first semester of A.D.N. program, OR first year completion of nursing courses in BSN OR graduate of an A.D.N., Diploma, BSN or LPN program. Registered on State of Iowa Nurse Aide registry listing as “Active” or eligible, preferred.

Experience: Nursing Assistant experience preferred

Special Skills and Competencies: Strong verbal communication and organization skills Strong customer service skills Demonstrates ability to understand and follow direction Demonstrates responsiveness to needs to patients, families, peers, and professional staff Demonstrates continuous application of proper body mechanics Ability to work flexible hours Demonstrates basic computer skills Displays proper telephone etiquette Ability to function in stressful and emergency situations Completion of training and competency in use of Avasys Monitoring System Demonstrates the ability to interpret cardiac rhythms.

Mercy offers:

  • Competitive wages, including weekend and night differentials

  • Benefit Package (Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan) for positions 16 hours per week or greater.

  • Educational assistance

  • Success Sharing - a bonus when the organization meets its goals

All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of references, background checks, pre-employment physical, drug screen and post offer exam.

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Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.

Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $17.6 billion and assets of $24.7 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity Health is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services — ranked by number of visits — in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs. For more information, visit www.trinity-health.org at http://www.trinity-health.org/ . You can also follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter.

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