Monitor Technician Unit Secretary - Post Surgical Stepdown / Telemetry

Bon Secours Health System, Inc Richmond, VA


Under general supervision, and according to established policies and procedures, provides continuous monitor observation and rhythm strip documentation (minimal 8 hours). Performs all unit secretary duties for the nursing unit. As a member of the nursing unit, conducts self to promote an organized and positive environment.


1. Ability to read and write in order to complete the order entry process and comprehend and communicate

Complicated verbal and written patient orders and instructions.

2. Basic computer skills, which ensure a successful order entry process following computer orientation class.

3. Basic arithmetic knowledge to calculate total patient census, order supplies, assemble charts, etc. as normally acquired through

completion of high school.

4. Ability to understand department and hospital policies, procedures, and scheduling.

5. Work requires an understanding of department and hospital policies, procedures, and schedules, use of the CRT, and a basic

knowledge of medical terminology usually acquired through three to six month on-the-job experience.

6. Work requires training in cardiac monitoring and documentation; an 80% score on Basic Arrhythmia test, competency on skills

checklist, and CPR certification. ACLS certification preferred.