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Monitor Tech - PRN -Night in Bossier City, LA at Cornerstone Healthcare Group

Date Posted: 11/25/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Qualifications

Education and/or Experience: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent required. 
  • Successful completion of a Monitor Technician Course or Basic Arrhythmia Interpretation Competency is required. 
  • Previous experience as a Certified Nursing Assistant, EMT or paramedic preferred. 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: 

Basic Life Support Certification required.

Responsibilities

The Monitor Technician is responsible for recognition and interpretation of cardiac rhythms in a facility with a patient population of ages ranging from 18 years to geriatric experiencing medically complex conditions, general medical-surgical conditions, with rehabilitation and/or wound care needs.

The Monitor Technician duties include:

  • Assume responsibility for watching monitors continuously
  • Monitors heart rhythm patterns of patients on telemetry or cardiac monitoring equipment and reports outcomes.
  • Responds to alarms and immediately notify Licensed nurses of significant change, condition or rhythm.
  • Runs EKG strips on shift as well as provide initial EKG interpretation
  • Monitors other alarms and call lights as requested.
  • Perform additional duties assigned