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Monitor Tech

Slidell Memorial Hospital
Slidell

Job Description

Observes and accurately interprets cardiac rhythms on assigned group of patients. Reports deviations from normal rhythm to appropriate personnel; Charge Nurse, RN, and/or Physician. Major Duties: Meets organizational expectations as defined by the Employee Standards of Performance, hospital and department policies and procedures, and the hospitals strategic goals. Verbalizes a clear understanding of continuous quality improvement and customer satisfaction measures and actively participates in improvement initiatives. Observes and accurately interprets cardiac rhythms on assigned group of patients. Reports deviations from normal rhythm to the appropriate personnel; Charge Nurse, RN, and/or Physicians. Maintains an adequate amount of supplies for remote Telemetry units and monitors. Reports all equipment maintenance issues to the appropriate personnel; Charge Nurse, Clinical Director, Biomedical Technician. Floats to assigned unit(s)/departments as needed. Maintains a clean and organized work environment. Completes all mandatory and elective competencies and continuing education as required. Attends all unit meetings as scheduled. Documents and maintains patient records. Responds to internal/external disaster as directed. Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure smooth operation of the organization. Education/Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Preferred: High School Diploma or G.E.D. One year monitor technician experience in acute care setting: Telemetry and/or ICU experience. Successful completion of EKG monitoring class. Required: Phone etiquette, interpersonal and critical thinking skills. BCLS

Employment Type

PRN

Schedule

Varied Shifts

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