Allegheny Health Network
Job Description :
Performs continuous observation, interpretation, and communication of cardiac rhythms for cardiology patients under the supervision of the RN.
- 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.
- 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.
- EMS, CMA diploma/training/experience.
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