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Central Monitoring Tech - Telemetry (FT, Nights)

2021-11-15
  • Organization

  • Tennova Health Care - Clarksville Tennova Health Care - Clarksville

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  • Full Time

Job Description

The Central Monitoring Technician provides cardiac monitoring support and direct patient care by recognizing, interpreting, and responding to cardiac rhythms and continuous pulse oximetry for medical and nursing staff. If cardiac changes are noted, the central monitoring tech will immediately report the changes and/or activate the code and/or rapid response team to ensure medical staff respond immediately. The central monitoring technician is a vital part of patient safety by ensuring all patients receive high quality, efficient cardiac care. This position also provides EKG and holter monitor services for in and outpatient care.

The Central  Monitoring  Technician  provides cardiac monitoring support and direct patient care by recognizing, interpreting, and responding to cardiac rhythms and continuous pulse oximetry for medical and nursing staff. If cardiac changes are noted, the central monitoring tech will immediately report the changes and/or activate the code and/or rapid response team to ensure medical staff respond immediately. The central monitoring technician is a vital part of patient safety by ensuring all patients receive high quality, efficient cardiac care. This position also provides EKG and holter monitor services for in and outpatient care.

Education  /  License  /  Certification:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • BLS certification - Must be obtained within 90 days of employment
  • ACLS preferred
  • Pass an internal Central Monitoring/Cardiographic Technician examination
  • National Certification from CCI (CCT and/or CRAT)

 

 Experience  /  Skills:

  • EKG/Telemetry experience - preferred
  • Attention to detail and concentration
  • Ability to work in fast-paced, ever-changing environment
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Promotes a supportive teamwork - oriented environment
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