Performs various activities regarding electrocardiograms on patients requiring continual cardiac monitoring.
Attaches, connects, and operates electrodes from specified body areas to leads from electrocardiograph machine or stress test machine. Reviews patient's record and instructs patients prior to procedures. Monitors patient during procedures and reports any abnormal findings. Identifies and corrects for artifacts. Edits and forwards results to attending physician for analysis and interpretation. Maintains EKG equipment and supplies. Runs a strip per department protocol. Maintains telemetry documentation of reported information. Notifies Biomed of any equipment problems. Assists in training new Monitor Techs.
EDUCATION: Required: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D.). Completion of basic EKG examination if not already completed.
CERTIFICATION: Preferred: Specialty areas Basic Life Support (BLS).
WORK EXPERIENCE: Required: Previous experience as Patient Care Tech, Medical Assistant, Monitor Tech or Monitor Tech Trainee. or equivalent. Preferred: One (1) year experience as Patient Care Tech, Medical Assistant, Monitor Tech, Monitor Tech Trainee in an acute healthcare setting.
Job: Laboratory and Clinical Technicians
Primary Location: Tucson, Arizona
Facility: Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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Internal Number: 2005002601
About Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.