Sr Cardiac Monitor Tech- Full Time

Job ID: J124544
Company: West Penn Allegheny Health System
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Facility: Allegheny General Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Jun 13, 2018

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GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Performs continuous observations, interpretation, and communication of cardiac rhythms for cardiac  patients; performs sheath removals. Assists and supports the nurses and physicians in the care of the cardiology patient population through direct and indirect patient care activities.

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

  • BLS Certification
  • Basic cardiac dysrhythmia training or successful completion of a cardiac dysrhythmia training course upon hire

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