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Cardiac Monitor Tech, CNA

Baystate Health – Greenfield, MA

Full / Part Time: Part-Time
Location: Greenfield, Massachusetts

Baystate Health, a leading not-for-profit integrated health system, is transforming the delivery of health care to the communities it serves. Baystate Health (BH) is one of New Englands leading and largest integrated healthcare systems, serving more than ****93,****93 people throughout Western Massachusetts. With about ****93,****93 employees, a 1,****93-member medical staff, and net patient service revenue of more than $2.3 billion, this dynamic and growing system includes an academic medical center, a childrens hospital and three community hospitals. It also includes a large multispecialty group, (Baystate Medical Practices), Baystate Home Health, Baystate Reference Laboratories, and Health New England, a ****93,****93-member health insurance company.

The mission of Baystate Health is to improve the health of the people in our communities every day, with quality and compassion. For over ****93 years, Baystate has been a keystone of Western Massachusetts as it has evolved, grown, and emerged as one of the highest quality and most effective health care providers in the nation. Baystate Health was named a top ****93 Health System in the country by Thompson Reuters; and is a PRC National Excellence in Healthcare Award Winner. Most recently US News and World Report ranked Baystate Medical Center and Massachusetts General Hospital as the only two hospitals in Massachusetts to achieve top quality ranking for five common procedures and conditions such as total joint replacement and congestive heart failure.

Baystate Health believes that the advancement of knowledge, through education and research, is essential to its mission of improving the health of the communities it serves. Baystate Medical Center has major programs in postgraduate medical education with residencies in Medicine, Surgery, Anesthesiology, Radiology, Pathology, OB/GYN, Pediatrics, Medicine-Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, and Psychiatry; along with ****93 fellowship programs.

Baystate Health is a forward-thinking organization. With impressive size, scope, and expertise, Baystate Health is the longtime market leader for health care services in western Massachusetts and is financially solid. However, as in most regions of the country, the healthcare landscape in western Massachusetts has shifted as a result of ever-increasing economic pressures and corresponding provider consolidation. Baystate Health is committed to its position as the key provider of tertiary level medical services to the people of Western Massachusetts. At the same time, Baystate Health has embraced a broader mission of promoting better health for the communities it serves and reducing health disparities. Baystate Health is committed to the provision of high value health care and is transforming how it delivers care and educates the next generation of physicians. One example of this is TechSpring, Baystate Healths digital health care laboratory in downtown Springfield. Founded in June ****93, TechSpring works with entrepreneurs on ways that health care technology can fade into the background and take up less time.

In June ****93, Baystate Health established a new partnership with the UMass Medical School to develop a new regional clinical campus in Springfield, known as the University of Massachusetts Medical School Baystate (UMMS-Baystate). UMMS-Baystate is now home to UMMS four-year Population-based Urban and Rural Community Health (PURCH) track, which welcomed its inaugural class of ****93 medical students in Autumn ****93. Through this innovative program, the three institutions are partnering to strengthen the pipeline of new primary care physicians for the future in Western Massachusetts. These three institutions have also collaborated to create the Institute for Healthcare Delivery & Population Science, to generate and apply new knowledge to transform health care delivery and population health in support of Baystate Healths strategic goals. The Institute conducts health services research projects in partnership with local, regional, and national stakeholders.

Baystate Franklin Medical Center (BFMC), located in Greenfield, MA, is an ****93-bed community hospital that joined Baystate Health in ****93. The hospital boasts a state-of-the-art surgical center and a new endoscopy center that opened in August ****93. BFMC provides high-quality inpatient and outpatient services to communities in Franklin and Hampshire counties, as well as southern Vermont. Specialized programs include wound care and hyperbaric medicine, heart and vascular care, cancer care, family-centered obstetrical care, sports medicine, specialty medical and surgical services, inpatient behavioral medicine, and ****93-hour emergency services.

  • Initiates and discontinues monitor equipment on admission, discharge, and transfer. Assigns monitor to patient upon admission and enters patients information into telemetry system. Maintains log of location of all monitors each shift. Cleans monitors when discontinued. Discontinues patient in the system when telemetry is discontinued.
  • High level surveillance of cardiac monitors. Monitors all telemetry patient s rhythms on inpatient units. Individualizes patient alarms and ensures all alarms are active. Analyzes rhythms and reports changes immediately to the RN. Prints patient strips, documents rhythm on print out and places strip in patient s chart.
  • Must have successfully completed Baystate Health s dysrhythmia course prior to completion of orientation. Maintains American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers.
  • Maintains patient safety as number one priority. Promptly responds to all patient call bells and fall alarms. Ensures appropriate interventions are in place to prevent patient falls. Participates in bedside report to ensure falls interventions are in place and communicate necessary information needed to care for patient.
  • Monitors basic physiological parameters. Takes and records routine vital signs in patient electronic medical record. Obtains and documents weights, documents I & O, obtains and reports patients blood glucose as ordered. Consistently reports any significant deviations in vital signs or other patient findings immediately. Accurately labels and sends specimens of urine, feces and sputum to the lab.
  • Establishes and maintains therapeutic and collaborative relationships with members of the health care team. Communicates effectively with team and patients. Interacts with patients in a respectful and informative manner. Clearly communicates information related to patient care to the team. Communicates an attitude of positive patient focused interactions at all times.
  • Is knowledgeable of and initiates emergency procedures.
  • Responds effectively in emergency situations.
  • Participates in unit and educational progress to develop/refine skills.
  • High School/GED Required
  • CNA Certification Required
  • Prior experience as a Monitor Tech or CNA in a hospital setting preferred
  • CPR- Health Care Provider, American Heart Association

This is a ****93 hours per week, 8 hour shift, 7a-****93p, every other weekend and holiday, position located in Greenfield, MA. Candidate must be able to attend day time orientation in Holyoke and Springfield, MA.

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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