Observes various monitors and alerts nurses and physicians to changes in the patients rate, rhythm and the occurrence of arrhythmias.
Observes cardiac and other monitors on patients.
Recognizes arrhythmias and obtains documentary strip.
Reports all arrhythmias to nurse responsible for patient.
Obtains a baseline strip each shift on all monitored patients.
Replaces electrode pads, wires and batteries as needed.
Obtains EKG's as necessary.
Assures that all emergency equipment is cleaned and checked.
Performs related duties, as required.
High School Diploma or equivalent, required.
Must successfully complete LIJMC's training program.
Minimum of one (1) year experience in a hospital setting functioning as a Nursing Attendant/Telemetry Technician, required OR Successful completion of an Advanced Medical Technician program, required OR Successful completion of a CCU course, required.
Ability to operate cardiac monitors and EKG machine, required.
Ability to communicate effectively, and follow written and/or oral instructions.
Northern Westchester Hospital