Performs cardiac monitoring by continuously observing monitor screen for proper wave form on each telemetry patient in order to prevent loss of signal and ensure accurate capture of potential cardiac events. Performs EKG Interpretation by analyzing and recording arterial and ventricular rates and rhythms. Measures EKG waveforms using accepted standards and guidelines. These results provide the current data required to determine appropriate treatment of arrhythmias and immediate intervention of life threatening situations. Demonstrates teamwork by communicating effectively and working cooperatively with others to optimize job performance and foster productive working relationships. Processes all EKGs performed within the hospital in order to facilitate quality test results and optimal patient care. Evaluates all EKGs performed on patients in order to ensure quality tracings are collected and reported. Performs all Holter Monitoring Testing on patients in order to provide essential test results for physician interpretation and to ensure quality patient care.
Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent required. BCLS required within the first 6 months of employment. One year of telemetry experience preferred. EKG monitoring experience preferred.
This is a FLEX position. Please see below for details.
FLEX employees will be considered full time employees with a guaranteed minimum schedule of 12 hours per week. FLEX employees will be eligible for full-time benefits offered by EAMC as long as guidelines/expectations are met.
FLEX employees are expected to be available to work 12 -40 hours per week.
Must work when scheduled.
May receive changes/adjustments to your schedule with a 48hour notice.
Expected to check the work schedule regularly for any schedule changes.
While FLEX staff may float to sister units, they are considered part of the core staffing for their home department. The home department is considered priority.
FLEX staff may refuse a schedule assignment only 5 times within a year before losing FLEX staff status. Upon the third refusal, the employee will lose their full time benefits and be converted to per diem status.
FLEX staff may be assigned to other units in which they are competent if they are not needed in their home department.
Pay Grade 11