A nursing technician who under the supervision of the RN is able to recognize, record and report cardiac arrhythmias that are noted. He/she will also act as a receptionist to answer phones, and intercoms, relay messages, assist with filling out nursing records and requisitions and prepare various reports. Also maintains supplies and equipment and provides assistance with the care of patients. Performs other duties as required on the patient unit. The patient population primarily served is usually adults age 18 to geriatric, but may include infants, and children to age 17.
High School Education or Equivalent, Basic Dysrhythmia Course 4 hrs. continuing education per year
BLS, CNA, CPI Training class within 6 months of employment