Posted about 7 days ago

Technician-Cardiology Surveillance

Requisition Number: 233691

Description

This position exists for the constant monitoring of patient cardiac rhythms including those with technological support (i . e . , pacemakers, AICD) documenting initial interpretation, and reporting of critical information based upon the observed cardiac rhythms for final interpretation or overview by patient physicians.

Qualifications / Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Requires successful completion of Basic Cardiac Arrhythmia course; anatomy and physiology courses and/or related courses.
  • Requires high school graduate or equivalent.
  • Requires experience as an EKG technician; Emergency Medical Technician; Paramedic; or equivalent position.
  • Experience with microcomputers or CRT terminal is preferred.
  • Requires a thorough knowledge of electrocardiographic procedures and the EKG manifestations of the entire variety of cardiac arrhythmias in order to identify and effectively communicate significant and/or life threatening cardiac rhythms.
  • Requires good visual acuity and sustained concentration to effectively observe cardiac rhythms on CRTs.
  • Requires ability to utilize automated menu system to manipulate; process and enhance patient information.
  • Requires ability to recognize equipment problems in order to maintain adequate signal; calls for support from Biomedical Engineering; as required.
  • Requires the ability to gain knowledge in pacemaker and AICD technology.
  • Requires Basic Life Support certification through the AHA. Other advanced life support certifications may be required per unit/department specialty according to patient care policies.
  • Requires a high degree of concentration and alertness to details in order to provide constant and effective monitoring of patient cardiac rhythms.

Location

IU Health Methodist Hospital Get Directions

Department

Telemetry 107410

Schedule

Supplemental

Shift

Days

Posted about 7 days ago

Technician-Cardiology Surveillance

Description

This position exists for the constant monitoring of patient cardiac rhythms including those with technological support (i . e . , pacemakers, AICD) documenting initial interpretation, and reporting of critical information based upon the observed cardiac rhythms for final interpretation or overview by patient physicians.

Qualifications / Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Requires successful completion of Basic Cardiac Arrhythmia course; anatomy and physiology courses and/or related courses.
  • Requires high school graduate or equivalent.
  • Requires experience as an EKG technician; Emergency Medical Technician; Paramedic; or equivalent position.
  • Experience with microcomputers or CRT terminal is preferred.
  • Requires a thorough knowledge of electrocardiographic procedures and the EKG manifestations of the entire variety of cardiac arrhythmias in order to identify and effectively communicate significant and/or life threatening cardiac rhythms.
  • Requires good visual acuity and sustained concentration to effectively observe cardiac rhythms on CRTs.
  • Requires ability to utilize automated menu system to manipulate; process and enhance patient information.
  • Requires ability to recognize equipment problems in order to maintain adequate signal; calls for support from Biomedical Engineering; as required.
  • Requires the ability to gain knowledge in pacemaker and AICD technology.
  • Requires Basic Life Support certification through the AHA. Other advanced life support certifications may be required per unit/department specialty according to patient care policies.
  • Requires a high degree of concentration and alertness to details in order to provide constant and effective monitoring of patient cardiac rhythms.

Location

IU Health Methodist Hospital Get Directions

Department

Telemetry 107410

Schedule

Supplemental

Shift

Days