Monitor Technician - PMC-Three East- Per diem varies
Company: Hackensack University Medical Center
Location: North Bergen
Posted on: June 5, 2021
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Assist the Nursing and Medical Staff in observing cardiac
rhythms on the Central Monitor, denoting any changes that occur and
performing selected technical and clerical duties, as assigned by
the Director and/or Charge Nurse.
* Demonstrates competence in observing the Central Monitor for
any changes in the cardiac rhythm and immediately reports such
changes to the nurse in charge of the patient. * Takes and mounts
in the patients' medical record the electrocardiogram rhythm
tracings of each patient on telemetry at the beginning of the shift
and whenever there is a change in the patients rhythm of cardiac
status. * Records in the Technicians log the patient's cardiac
rhythm. As noted during his/her shift. * Demonstrates competence
and an awareness and understanding of patients' needs for comfort
and safety in applying electrodes and maintaining the telemetry
unit while inpatient use. Identifies patient by name before
applying or checking electrodes and telemetry unit; checks
patients' name and band for correct identification; assures proper
name and that band is secured on patients wrist. * Provides patient
education in regard to care and use of the telemetry unit. Utilizes
knowledge of techniques and regulations appropriate to the ages of
patients served. Communicates clearly and tactfully with patients.
* Maintains the central monitor and individual telemetry units
telemetry units in proper working order. * Prepares reports and
statistics in a complete and accurate manner, as required. *
Completes weekly and monthly tasks in a timely manner; reports to
the Director and/or * Charge Nurse regularly on the status of
ongoing project. * Responds promptly to placing new patients on
telemetry; anticipates patient needs and * checks on telemetry
placement regularly. * Recognizes abnormal EKG readings and reports
them to the nurse in charge of the * patient immediately.
* High School graduate, or equivalent, two years college
background preferred. * Successful completion of an approved ECG
* One year experience as EKG testing preferred.
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