Remote Cardiac Monitoring Technician

Allina Health Systems

Minnesota, United States Full-time in Healthcare & Medical
    • Job ID 1740916

    Job Description

    Number of Job Openings Available: 1 Date Posted: March 19, 2024 Department: Centralized Telemetry Monitor Shift: Permanent Nights (United States of America) Shift Length: 8 hour shift Hours Per Week: 32 Union Contract: SEIU-4-Abbott Northwestern Service Workers Weekend Rotation: Every Other Job Summary: Observes, documents and reports baseline EKG rhythms, trends and changes to RNs and physicians on non-cardiovascular and selected cardiovascular patients. This service is provided to patient care units, clinical community and remotely at other Allina hospitals. Key Position Details: This position is onsite working at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, MN 6 months experience of heart Rythm interpretation required. Benefit eligible. SEIU Contract Job Description: Principle Responsibilities Observes, documents and reports baseline EKG rhythm, trends and changes Runs and interprets EKG rhythm strips on admission, every 24 hours, in response to alarm events and when requested. Measures PR, QRS, QT and QTc segments. Provides rhythm interpretation information to all care givers/providers as needed. Initiates rhythm reports for patient record according to established protocol or per ordered frequency. Maintains quality for monitor tracings Ensures proper skin prep when placing telemetry leads. Changes lead patch every 72 hours or more frequent as needed. Tailors alarm settings per patient. Cleans and maintains telemetry equipment. Works with Biomed to troubleshoot and keep equipment in good working order. Consults with RNs as needed regarding rhythm interpretation. Ensures all monitoring equipment and supplies are in stock and available. Performs artifact free 12 lead EKGs Posts original tracing in patient record. Transmits EKG according to policies of EKG department. Obtains STAT EKGs immediately and communicates results to caregiver. Provides environment that is safe for patients, visitors and staff Uses equipment per department and manufacturer guidelines. Follows safety/security procedures for emergency and non-emergent situations. Orients new patients to remote monitoring and updates care boards. Other duties as assigned. Required Qualifications Must meet one of the following requirements: Associate’s or Vocational degree health care related or Vocational or Technical Training EMT certification or Nursing Assistant Certification (Certified Nursing Assistant – CNA) Preferred Qualifications 1+ years EKG/Telemetry interpretation experience or 1+ years Hospital experience Licenses/Certifications Emergency Medical Tech – MN Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board preferred upon Hire Physical Demands Light Work: Lifting weight Up to 20 lbs. occasionally, Up to 10 lbs. frequently

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