Jul 22, 2021

Unit Secy/Monitor Tech

  • Swedish
  • Edmonds, WA, USA

Job Description


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In this position you will:

We are seeking a Unit Secy/Monitor Tech

A member of the health care team under the supervision of a Registered Nurse provides efficient operation of a nursing unit by taking responsibility for the clerical functions and heart rhythm monitoring of patients.


The job duties listed are essential functions of the position. However, other duties may be assigned, and may also be considered essential functions of the position.

The caregiver must be sufficiently fluent in the English language to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the position. The degree of fluency required will vary depending upon the nature of the position.

Caregivers are expected to honor the Mission, Values, Vision and Promise and adhere to the Code of Conduct, policies and standards of their organization.

For direct patient care roles: Performs and maintains currency of essential competencies as required by speci

In this position you will:

o Receptionist

o Promptly answer telephones, intercoms, patient call lights and directs these calls to proper personnel. Acknowledge and greet visitors, patients, physicians and other employees.

o Maintains work schedules for personnel on the unit, including recording absences, hours worked. Clears changes to schedule with Nursing Office as needed by the unit.

o Maintains adequate levels of office and nursing supplies and forms. Completes requisitions as needed to maintain unit inventory.

o Unit Secretary

o Performs clerical duties related to procedures such as admission, discharge, and transfer of patients. Notifies appropriate departments of patients disposition; assembles and prepares appropriate charts and forms.

o Ensures patient records are current and accurate. Ensures confidentiality of patient information. May transcribe MD orders from the physician order sheet to the cardex and MAR.

o Coordinates the ordering of all diagnostic and therapeutic services for patients as directed. Coordinates appointments with respective departments. Route charts to departments as required for diagnostic and treatment procedures or consultation. Orders necessary equipment involved with patient care, i.e., back braces, splints, K-pads, alternating pressure mattress, etc.

o Ensures all diet orders are accurate and ordered as required.

o Updates and maintains department files and information.

o Maintains a safe and clean working environment. Responds to emergency situations according to prescribed plans of action.

o Monitor Tech

o Answers alarms on computer and notifies nurse of life threatening or serious dystrythmia.

o Participates in unit based Quality Improvement Program in an effort toward improving patient care.


Required qualifications this position include:


H.S. Diploma or GED

Coursework/Training Coursework in medical terminology.


o None required.


Preferred qualifications for this position include:



o None required.


Recent experience in an acute care facility or related work experience.

About the Edmonds Campus.

Swedish Edmonds has been providing sound and thoughtful care for patients in the Greater Seattle area for more than 45

years. We pride ourselves in employing only the most qualified and caring professionals. We are not simply a hospital or

a workplace. We are a family. We are a community. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of the community

through local, high-quality and compassionate health care services. Swedish Edmonds is an innovative, regional healthcare delivery network that provides more local services, while giving residents greater access to the latest medical

treatments and the comprehensive services of the Swedish system.

The Swedish/Edmonds campus includes:

217 licensed beds. 450 of the most qualified physicians and specialists on medical staff. 1,400 staff including clinical and non-clinical personnel.

Full scope of medical and surgical services, including Level IV Trauma emergency medicine, diagnostic, treatment and

support services.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit


Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: EKG and Monitor Techs

Location: Washington-Edmonds

Work Locations: Edmonds Main Bldg (WA151) 21601 76th Ave W Edmonds, 98026

Req ID: 297084