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J183593

Cardiac Monitor Technician - Allegheny Valley Hospital - Full Time

Allegheny Health Network

  • Company AHN
  • Natrona Heights, PA
  • Tech
  • Full time
  • Rotational (United States of America)

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description : 

GENERAL OVERVIEW

Performs continuous observation, identification of changes in rhythms and rates. and communication of

cardiac rhythms for cardiology patients under the supervision of the RN.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Accurately identifies rhythm and rate changes and communicates to RN. Prints ECG strips for interpretation by RN. (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 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

  • BLS Certification required within facility policy
  • Basic cardiac dysrhythmia training or successful completion of a cardiac dysrhythmia training course upon hire is required.

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