Cardiac Monitor Technician - Full-Time - West Penn Hospital

Job ID: J129606
Company: West Penn Allegheny Health System
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Facility: West Penn Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Jan 31, 2019

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Description

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Performs continuous observation, interpretation, and communication of cardiac rhythms for cardiology patients under the supervision of the RN.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Accurately analyzes, interprets and records ECG rhythms according to procedure. (30%)
  • Maintains continuous assessment of ECG rhythm at central monitor and during patient transport. Identifies changes and responds or reports to the RN as appropriate. (30%)
  • Cleans and maintains the telemetry monitors/holders and accounts for monitor upon patient discharge. (10%)
  • Demonstrates knowledge of central station and bedside monitors. Ensures alarms are maintained at appropriate levels and settings. (20%)
  • Performs other unit specific duties such as video monitoring, order entry and answering phones. (10%)
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • High school diploma or GED; or 1 to 3 months of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • BLS Certification required within facility policy.
  • Basic cardiac dysrhythmia training or successful completion of a cardiac dysrhythmia training course upon hire.

Preferred

  • EMS, CMA diploma/training/experience.

Compliance Requirement: As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times.  In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy. 

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

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