Position Summary: The telemetry technician is an unlicensed caregiver working under the direction of the Physican/Registered Nurse. This position is responsible for on-going surveillance of patient cardiac monitors and provides Registered Nurses and/or clinicians with immediate notification of any changes in cardiac rhythms. This position may be requested to perform Unit Secretary duties for the unit as assigned.
Experience and Eduction/Licensure:
High School diploma or equivalency
Minimum of one year acute care experience as a telemetry technician preferred
Computer, internet, order entry and word processing experience preferred
Proficient in medical terminology
Current AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers card
Successful completion of Basic Dysrhythmia course or successful passing of hospital specific Basic Dysrhythmia Exam