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Telemetry Technician (per diem) buy in US, Free Classifieds Ads

Req Number 001R6O
Job Category Nursing Support
Job Description
Observes electrocardiogram (ECG) monitor and closed-circuit television (CCTV) and alert nurses and physicians to changes in the patient?s rate, rhythm and the occurrence of arrhythmias.
Responsibilities Include:
+ Observes cardiac and closed-circuit television monitors on patients.
+ Recognizes arrhythmias and obtains documentary strip.
+ Reports all arrhythmias to nurse responsible for patient.
+ Obtains a baseline strip each shift on all monitored patients.
+ Replaces electrode pads, wires and batteries, as needed.
+ Obtains EKG?s as necessary.
+ Assures that all emergency equipment is cleaned and checked.
+ Performs related duties, as required.
+ High School Diploma or equivalent, required.
+ Minimum of one (1) year experience in a hospital setting functioning as a Nursing Attendant/Telemetry Technician, required OR Successful completion of an Advanced Medical Technician program, required OR Successful completion of a CCU course, required.
+ Ability to operate cardiac monitors and EKG machine, required.
+ Ability to communicate effectively, and follow written and/or oral instructions. - Free Classified Ads in US on Craigslist