EKG Monitor Tech

Northwell Health Bay Shore, NY

About the Job

Job Description

Responsibilities:

Performs continuous observation of cardiac monitors, including dysrhythmias, under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. Notifies appropriate licensed personnel as necessary.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Identifies dysrhythmias and rhythm changes utilizing systematic EKG analysis and notifies assigned Registered Nurse of any changes or problems.
  • Verifies all alarm parameters are set and activated at the beginning of the shift and responds to monitor alarms as needed.
  • Assists the RN in admitting patient, including alarm settings, AICD or pacemakers.
  • Prints monitor strips on each patient for interpretation by a Registered Nurse and files in the patient's medical record. Replaces paper as needed.
  • Performs stat EKG's when required.
  • Participates in orientation of new monitor technicians as necessary.
  • Reports equipment safety hazards or repairs to supervision.
  • Follows Infection Control protocols.
  • Performs related duties, as required.

 

 

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.
  • Successful completion of an EKG course or equivalent, required.
  • Previous experience, preferred.