Appalachian Regional Healthcare

  • MONITOR TECHNICIAN

    Job Locations US-WV-Beckley
    Posted Date 1 week ago(7/12/2018 12:01 AM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-10201
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Allied Health
    Community
    Beckley ARH Hospital
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    Nursing - Telemetry Unit 1
    Shift
    Day Shift
  • Overview

    The Monitor Technician is responsible for monitoring patient's cardiac rhythms accurately and identifying and initiating appropriate actions should ECG pattern change on a monitor screen.

    Special Instructions

    must take telemetry class and pass with 95% . BLS and ACLS

    Responsibilities

    Identifies patient cardiac rhythm as observed on a monitoring device.

    Initiates appropriate action should ECG pattern change.

    Runs permanent rhythm strip when appropriate.

    Informs nurse in charge of pattern changes when appropriate.

    Identifies rhythm strip as to patient name, rate, time, and interval readings.

    Performs all clerical work as assigned.

    Maintains work area in a clean, safe and orderly manner.

    Performs other related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    High School Diploma or GED equivalent.

    Successful completion of 20-hour ARH course in Basic Dysrhythmia
    Recognition.

    One (1) month to three (3) months on-the-job training to attain proficiency of performance of assigned duties and responsibilities.

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