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The Cardiac Monitoring and Interpreting Technician provides surveillance, analysis, synthesis and preliminary interpretation of patients’ heart rhythm patterns and physiological parameters while at rest, and/or during exercise and/or in response to medication administration or other impacting procedure. The Cardiac Monitoring and Interpreting Technician provides direct patient care for a variety of patient populations. Responsibilities also include a working knowledge of various monitoring/testing devices and systems, equipment calibration, identifying and troubleshooting equipment failures, preparing patients/equipment for testing and/or monitoring, assessing for appropriate type of testing/monitoring, providing patient education on procedures, and accurately recording physiological data and preliminary interpretations in multiple reporting systems. The Cardiac Monitoring and Interpreting Technician works in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team, communicating abnormal or critical physiological responses and activating medical emergencies response plans.
Requires a high school diploma or GED and a minimum of 1 year experience in a healthcare or residential care setting or Certified Rhythm Analysis Technician (CRAT) Certification or Certified Cardiographic Technician (CCT), or Bachelor's degree.
Direct patient care experience, or currently in a nursing or other health care program, is preferred. Education aligned with a related health science field and experience in a healthcare or residential care setting. Basic knowledge of ECG interpretation, cardiac terminology and cardiac medications is preferred. Must be able to work collaboratively with others in a team setting to ensure high quality patient care. Must demonstrate strong critical thinking skills, be able to multitask, and be flexible with changes in the work flow. Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Must be able to concentrate, pay attention to detail and remain focused for extended periods during the work shift.
License or certification
CRAT (Certified Rhythm Analysis Technician) or CCT (Certified Cardiographic Technician) required within 1 year of hire. BLS certification required within 3 months of employment. There is a 12-month commitment to this position, which begins after the applicant obtains the CRAT/CCT.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $20.19 per hour.
This schedule consists of 48 Hours in a pay period (Four 12 Hour shifts 6PM to 6AM). Every 4 weeks would be a weekend (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) from 6PM to 6AM. Please see sample schedule:
Week 1: Wednesday, Thursday, Monday and Tuesday 6PM to 6AM
Week 2: Off
Week 3: Friday, Saturday and Sunday 6PM to 6AM
Week 4: Monday 6PM to 6AM
Holidays 2-3 per year
Must be able to do initial training on day shift before transitioning to 6PM - 6AM schedule. Full time training is preferred.
This position is also eligible for shift differential.
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