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Monitor Technician-Variable

Macon, GA, United States
Job ID: 32813
Job Family: Patient Care Support
Status: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 12011053130316-Monitor Techs
Location: 0200

Overview

Job Summary:

Under the direction and general supervision of the Registered Nurse-Telemetry Unit and under the guidance of the Senior Monitor Technician provides continuous monitoring of patient EKG patterns.   Performs clinical duties associated with the monitoring responsibilities.  May assist in the training, orientation and guidance of other personnel relating to telemetry.   Primary responsibility is for centralized telemetry monitoring; responsibility outside of the department may include performing 12 lead EKG’s and associated responsibilities.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Serves as a primary and secondary EKG technician and monitor tech when necessary and can perform all duties related to these roles. Responsive to requests for assistance in interpretation.
  • Accurately and timely documents patient information at central station per telemetry policy and enters patient information in all required logs per guidelines.
  • Conducts rhythm interpretations, demonstrating exceptional dysrhythmia recognition skills.
  • Operates complex cardiac monitoring systems, including EKG.  Demonstrates competency in performing 12 lead EKGs at Bedside monitors and mobile monitoring carts.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Technical certificate in electrocardiographic technology or equivalent.
  • Two years of EKG monitoring and/or cardiovascular telemetry monitoring preferred.