Sr Cardiac Monitor Technician - PACU- Full Time

Job ID: J117804
Company: Jefferson Regional Medical Center
Location: Jefferson Hills, PA, United States
Facility: Jefferson Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Mar 9, 2018

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Description

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Performs continuous observations, interpretation, and communication of cardiac rhythms for cardiac patients; performs sheath removals.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Accurately analyzes and interprets ECG rhythms according to procedures. (20%)
  • Maintains continuous assessment of ECG rhythm at central monitor and during patient transport. Identifies changes and responds or reports as appropriate. (20%)
  • Demonstrates knowledge of central station and bedside monitors. Maintains alarms at appropriate levels. (15%)
  • Contributes to achievement of department, division, and organization goals. (10%)
  • Demonstrates competency in removal of sheaths, groin management, insertion of IVs. Accurately documents sheath removal per facility policy. (25%)
  • Recognizes clinically significant changes in patient condition, reports to appropriate personnel and follows Hematoma Protocol. (10%)
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Incumbent has the ability to recognize significance and need for intervention with dysrhythmias and communication information to appropriate personnel. Basic cardiac dysrhythmia training or successful completion of a cardiac dysrhythmia training course upon hire is required.
  • Basic_Life_Support_(BLS)

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