Monitor Tech-PRN in Sanford, NC at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 12/30/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Central Carolina Hospital

The Monitor Technicians’ observe computer screens viewing the ECG waveforms of the patient's heartbeat as well as the heart rate. The technician will report any changes in the heartbeat (known as an arrhythmia), or heart rate immediately to the nurse caring for the patient. If lethal rhythms are noted they will call and MRT / Code Blue.

They will also:

  1. Monitor technicians sit at a computer station viewing up to 40 patients ECG waveforms
  2. Listens for alarms to identify abnormal variation in heart rhythm.
  3. Records in the patient's medical record, measurements, rate and rhythm.
  4. They will also provide the nurses and physicians with precise analysis of cardiac rhythms through oral communication and written documentation.
  5. Deliver telemetry strips to the various units for patient record.
  6. Report any issues with telemetry equipment to biomedical department and the nursing director

Job Requirements

Required Education

High school diploma is required

Required Certification:    

Completion of an EKG certificate program is required

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