Performs various activities regarding electrocardiograms on patients requiring continual cardiac monitoring.
Attaches, connects, and operates electrodes from specified body areas to leads from electrocardiograph machine or stress test machine.
Reviews patient's record and instructs patients prior to procedures. Monitors patient during procedures and reports any abnormal findings.
Identifies and corrects for artifacts. Edits and forwards results to attending physician for analysis and interpretation.
Maintains EKG equipment and supplies.
Runs a strip per department protocol. Maintains telemetry documentation of reported information.
Notifies Biomed of any equipment problems.
Assists in training new Monitor Techs.
Certification Preferred: Specialty areas Basic Life Support (BLS).
Required: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D.). Completion of basic EKG examination if not already completed.
Required: Previous experience as Patient Care Tech, Medical Assistant, Monitor Tech or Monitor Tech Trainee. or equivalent.
Preferred: One (1) year experience as Patient Care Tech, Medical Assistant, Monitor Tech, Monitor Tech Trainee in an acute healthcare setting.
Job: Nursing Assistants and PCA
Primary Location: Tucson, Arizona
Facility: Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Nights
Posting ID: 552620617Posted: 2020-05-27