Works under the supervision of the Charge Nurse. Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to observe and provide routine analysis of cardiac rhythms displayed on a telemetry monitor. Demonstrates knowledge of life threatening arrhythmias and aberrancies, informs the assigned nurse, and initiates appropriate action. Updates the charge nurse of all life threatening and new arrhythmias. Demonstrates competency in the application of all functions of the telemetry monitoring system. Requires utilization of simple to complex equipment. Requires the cleaning and replenishment of equipment and supplies in order to maintain quality patient care. Participates in quality patient assurance, in-service and customer service programs. Performs clerical, secretarial, and other duties as assigned. This position is responsible for customer service, chart management, retrieval of reports, and patient care duties. Also added responsibilities of ordering supplies, order entry, filing of patient information and follow up to patients and physician offices, and other secretarial/clerical duties as so directed.
Location: Williamsburg, VA
Educational Requirements: High school graduate or equivalent preferred.
Certification/Licensure Requirements: Current CPR/BLS Certification required
Experience Requirements: Previous monitor technician and secretarial experience of one year preferred.