Monitor Technician – Telemetry Department (rotating shifts)
1. Job responsibilities include those listed in competency document.2. Maintains a professional image and exhibits excellent customer relations to patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers in accordance with our Service Excellence Standards and Core Values. 3. Supports the nursing process through the consent of the cardiac rhythm of patients assigned to telemetry monitoring. 4. Monitor patient’s EKG rhythms, alerting the Nurse to changes in cardiac rate of rhythm. 5. Works closely with physicians, nurses, and nursing assistance personnel. 6. Document EKG rhythms for patients assigned on the medical record, or other records.7. Maintain monitoring equipment in good working order.8. Recognize lethal and life-threatening arrhythmias and responds appropriately. 9. Demonstrates competency in, but not limited to, the following on the Telemetry Unit (refer to McLeod Health Organizational Learning Competency Checklist):• Assigned Access Control Applications• Emergency Management• Environment• Safety• Infection Control/Precautions• Communication• Procedures10. Provide an environment that demonstrates caring, compassion and respect for all patients, families and visitors.11. Performs all other duties as assigned.
Qualifications /Training:• Successfully pass a written and didactic examination at the completion of orientation and annually required
Licenses/Certifications/Registrations/Education:• HS diploma/GED equivalent from an accredited school preferred• Completion of EKG course required
Florence, SC, United States