Assists nursing staff by transcribing physician's orders during emergent situations. Continuously observes documents, and reports the cardiac rhythm status in the units and/or on telemetry. Performs clerical duties ensuring accuracy of unit records. Serves as communication center for nursing unit. Precepts and orients new M.T.'s and nurses to the telemetry monitors and protocols. Performs other duties as assigned by Director and Clinical Supervisor.
EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent required. Successful completion of medical terminology course and Basic Dysrhythmias course.
CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: BLS issued through American Heart Association required.
SKILLS: Cardiac monitoring, basic computer and typing skills, excellent phone etiquette and spelling abilities required. Experience operating facsimile and duplicating equipment preferred.
EXPERIENCE: One year as a Monitor Tech I, or equivalent, at CSVRMC or a similar healthcare institution required.
NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
-Responsible to: Director, Critical Care Services
- Bloodborne pathogen B
Employee will be expected to utilize all protective equipment available whenever there is a potential for exposure to infectious materials or hazardous chemicals. Cleaning, repair and replacement of this protective equipment will be furnished by the hospital.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Most work is done in a sitting position over long periods of time with hands and arms slightly raised. Regular changes of position from sitting, standing, walking. Must be able to carry up to 25 lbs. and transport by wheelchair patients weighing 200 lbs. Must be able to listen to multiple conversations around working area while performing other tasks. Utilizes available tools to prevent worker injuries.