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Cardiac Monitor Tech Cardiac Intervention Unit Full Time

Regional Health
Rapid City

Job Description

Department

RCH CIU-Nursing

Scheduled Weekly Hours

36

Shift

Night (United States of America)

Job Summary

The CMT is responsible for monitoring patients that require cardiac monitoring during their hospital stay. The CMT works cooperatively with registered nurses, providers, and other Healthcare professionals. CMTs will cross train to perform 12 lead EKGs and apply Holter monitors.

Job Description

Essential Functions:
Demonstrates knowledge of basic ECG interpretation and ability to identify life threatening dysrhythmias.
Displays knowledge and skill in application, maintenance, and discontinuation of cardiac monitors.
Performs routine alarm reviews, alarm customization, and review of need for cardiac monitoring according to Regional Health policy.
Communicates with other caregivers when necessary to alert regarding significant dysrhythmias.
Contributes to the patients medical record by documentation of baseline rhythms and alarms.
Removes equipment from patient care areas when in need of repair and collaborates with biomedical engineering to assure replacement/repair.
All other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements

Required:
Education - High School Diploma/GED Equivalent in General Studies

Preferred:
Experience - 1+ years of EKG/EEG/ECG Experience
Education - Some College (1-2 years) in Related Field
Certification - Clinical Electrocardiography (ECG) Certification - Accredited University or accredited training professionals

Physical Requirements:
Light work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

Come join us in our pursuit to become the best healthcare system in America!

Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Employment Type

Full time

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