Possesses knowledge and ability to operate the telemetry equipment and interpret Basic EKG rhythm interpretation including: measurement of P-R intervals, QRS widths, and ST segment deviations and recognition of life threatening arrhythmias. Responsible to maintain inventories, supplies, and hardware and telemetry transmitters in working condition and to appropriately report malfunctions promptly.
Works under the direction of the RNs or Charge RNs on duty.
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
High School graduate or equivalent.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:
Knowledge of cardiac rhythms/Basic EKG interpretation.
Preferred Certification as an EMT, cardiac tech, paramedic, medical assistant, or CNA
Preferred One (1) year of directly related experience as a monitor technician