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Monitor Technician

Putnam Community Medical Center - Palatka, Florida

Job Code: 26760-998

Full-time

Nights (rotating weekends)

The Certified Monitor Tech monitors patients' EKG waveforms in a centralized monitoring station.  

 

Duties and responsibilities include:

 

  • Interprets Rhythms and Arrhythmias.
  • Reports all changes in heart rate/rhythm to appropriate nursing staff.
  • Maintains Telemetry Supplies.
  • Records patient condition utilizing computerized documentation systems. 
  • Performs duties with full understanding of  related age specific factors.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Qualifications include:

·         ·         Minimum of a high school degree or equivalent required.

·         ·         BLS through the American Heart Association required upon hire.

·         ·         Previous clerical experience and CMT/cardiac experienced preferred.

·         ·         Previous experience as a monitor tech in a hospital setting preferred.

·         ·         Strong customer service skills required.

·         ·         Familiarity with medical terminology is desired.

·         ·         Computer literacy is required.

·         ·         Completion of basic EKG/Arrhythmia course.

·         ·         Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching,

        squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting patients and/or equipment up to 50  pounds.

 

Last Edited: 01/12/2018

 

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