Position Summary: Provides indirect care in the department setting. Monitors cardiac rhythms via direct screen or telemetry monitors and reports arrhythmias to Registered Nurse/and Charge nurse. Meets communication needs of the department. Reports to the Registered Nurse in charge.
Position Qualification: (Training, Education, Experience, Skills and Abilities)
? Attendance and successful completion of: a) Basic EKG course or Telemetry Technician course preferred; advanced EKG preferred. b) 2 weeks telemetry observation with experienced personnel. ? One (1) year telemetry technician experience in similar job capacity preferred. ? Basic computer knowledge. ? Requires a through knowledge of basic cardiac monitoring functions and rhythms identification. ? Must be able to work rapidly under stressful situations with interruptions.
Required Licenses/Certifications: American Heart BLS
Primary Location: Hialeah, Florida
Facility: Palmetto General Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Nights
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Internal Number: 2005012808
About Palmetto General Hospital
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