EKG/Telemetry Technician

Job ID 180581 Date posted 07/13/2016 Facility Rowan Medical Center Department Central Monitoring Unit Work Schedule
  • PRN-as needed
  • 12-hours per week (rotating shifts)

 

Location: Salisbury, NC

Job Summary:

The team member's number one job responsibility is to deliver the most remarkable patient experience, in every dimension, every time, and understand how he or she contributes to the health system’s vision of achieving that commitment to patients and families. 

Performs technical procedures and functions for electrodiagnostics. Observes cardiac monitors and identifies, calculates, interprets and communicates information regarding cardiac rhythms. Applies and discontinues telemetry services as instructed. Enters telemetry charges, edits, and other paperwork as applicable to the department.

Qualifications:

  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Licensure/certification/registration: Current CPR, BLS required.
  • Additional skills required:Medical terminology and CPR-basic. Ability to operate electronic and computer-based equipment. Ability to recognize technical inferior EKG and take corrective action as appropriate. Excellent customer service and communication skills. Demonstrate thorough knowledge of cardiac monitor interpretation, skills, and abilities. Must practice appropriate communication skills and sensitivity to patient's needs. Must demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age, principles of growth and development over the life span and to accommodate cultural diversity among the patients being served. Must be able to assess and interpret data about the patient’s status, to identify each patient’s population specific or behavioral needs and provide the care as needed. Must be able to effectively teach others on cardiac rhythms. MUSE system. Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel).