Jun 07, 2022

Cardiac Monitor Tech - Telemetry - PT

  • VCU Health
  • Richmond, VA, USA
Physical Therapy

Job Description

The Cardiac Monitor Tech job provides continuous observation, interpretation, documentation and communication of pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient cardiac rhythms. This role prepares and maintains telemetry records and to maintain a functioning telemetry system.

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire: N/A Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment: AHA BLS HCP Certification or equivalent preferred Experience REQUIRED: One (1) year Nursing Assistant, Medical Assistant experience or a combination of science/healthcare education and/or patient-care related work experience that included arrhythmia interpretation Experience PREFERRED: Academic health care Experience PREFERRED: Education/training REQUIRED: High School Diploma or equivalent Education/training PREFERRED: Completion of Emergency Medical Technician, Certified Nursing Assistant or Medical Assistant Program Independent action(s) required: Functions under direction of RN in interpreting, documenting and reporting cardiac rhythms, maintaining and problem solving monitoring system; all in accordance with hospital, nursing and unit policy/procedure. Requires prior approval or guidance from supervisor for time/schedule changes, legal issues, directed care which deviates from standard, and identification of educational resources to meet developmental needs. Supervisory responsibilities (if applicable): N/A Additional position requirements: Cardiac Monitor Technicians work all three shifts, weekends and holidays. Individual shift rotation and schedules will beestablished with your specific Nurse Manager/Practice Manager. Schedules, including requirements of shift rotations and hoursof work may be adjusted as necessary to meet staffing requirements or as is in the best interest of the work unit. Age Specific groups served: As appropriate based on unit assignment. Physical Requirements (includes use of assistance devices as appropriate): Physical: Lifting 20-50 lbs. Activities: Prolonged sitting, Frequent bending, Walking (distance), Climbing (steps, ladder, other), Reaching (overhead, extensive, repetitive) Mental/Sensory: Strong recall, Reasoning, Problem solving, Hearing, Speak clearly, Write legibly, Reading, Logical thinking Emotional: Fast pace environment, Steady pace, Able to handle multiple priorities, Noisy environment, Able to adapt to frequent, change

Varies by Need (United States of America)

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