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Monitor Tech-Central Telemetry

Req #:  109711
Facility:  Lutheran General Hospital
Department:  NonClinical Support/Customer Service/Clerical Admi
City:  Park Ridge
Posting Budget Status:  Twelve hour 7p-7a
Shift Type:  Part Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  0.6

 

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MONITOR TECHNICIAN

Department: Central Telemetry Pediatrics

Lutheran General Hospital Park Ridge, IL

Part Time .6/24hrs week – every other weekend

Night Shift 7p-7a

 

JOB SUMMARY:

To observe, interpret, and document cardiac rhythms as seen on the centralized telemetry EKG monitors and to ensure prompt interpretation and notification of changes in heart rhythm to the appropriate staff, under the direct supervision of the arrhythmia RN.

 

Accountabilities:
Continuously monitor and interpret EKGs of patients on telemetry
Orient new personnel to operation of the monitoring/arrhythmia system, as well as review interpretation of rhythm strips
Participation in performance improvement initiatives as requested
Maintain equipment and supplies
Maintain equipment and supplies

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
High school diploma or equivalent plus
EMT~P or paramedic
Functioned as MT or EMT~P
Ability to interpret basic EKG rhythm.
12 months of arrhythmia interpretation (preferred).
CPR Certification
Successful completion of Basic EKG exam after to hire. (Exam provide by Advocate)
Must be flexible in order to meet staffing requirements
Must work alternate weekends and holidays as scheduled, 8 or 12 hours.
Will work with electrical equipment, cleaning solutions.
May interact with patients who may have infectious disease processes.
Must have good visual acuity necessary to see EKG rhythms.
Must be able to communicate verbally.
Must be able to hear alarms.
 

 

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