The Monitor Tech provides support services to this department. Some duties expected but not limited to include: basic computer keyboarding skills, monitoring and interpreting patient rhythms, tear down and assemble patient charts, calling other departments to inform them of tests or procedures that has been ordered by the physician. In addition, this role includes reception duties i.e. answering phones, providing family and visitor directions, and having good customer service skills. Must also have strong communication skills to collaborate with other healthcare team members.
Must have good interpersonal skills, must have good command of the English language, and must know medical terminology, organizational policies, and procedures.
Requires knowledge of supplies and medical equipment.
Requires use of multi-line telephone system, fax and copy machines, pneumatic system, computer and paging systems. Word processing skills will be necessary.
Requires ability to do detailed work correctly, function under and handle stress.
Completion of a basic EKG course or EKG exam required.
Completion of a cardiac monitor technician program designed for unlicensed health care providers.