Supports the nursing staff and physicians in providing cardiac care to patients at Nebraska Methodist Hospital and Methodist Women's Hospital. Works with a diverse team of specialized cardiac technicians in the 24/7 Central Monitoring Unit. Responsible for continuous ECG monitoring of inpatients at Nebraska Methodist Hospital and Women's Hospital. Responds to all alarms, recognizes pertinent arrhythmias, documents, scanning in Electronic Medical Record (EMR), and reports significant events in accordance with established standards and protocols. Performs EKGs and cardiac stress tests.
High School degree or General Education Development (G.E.D.) required.
Minimum of one year cardiac monitoring experience with demonstrated competency in cardiac rhythm interpretation required OR 3-6 months successful completion of Cardiac Monitor Internship preferred.
Demonstrated competency in EKG and event/holter monitor application required.
Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) strongly preferred at time of hire, required within 3 months of hire.
Ability to demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills.
Ability to react calmly, quickly in emergency situations.
Ability to demonstrate attention to detail.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Displays a willingness to learn new processes and techniques.
Ability to interact well with others.
Ability to effectively manage time and coordinate work assignments.
Knowledge of cardiac rhythm interpretation, EKG and monitor application.
Medium Work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force.
Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):
Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
Explosives (pressurized gas)
Radiation Alpha, Beta and Gamma (particles such as X-ray, Cat Scan, Gamma Knife, etc)
Radiation Non-Ionizing (Ultraviolet, visible light, infrared and microwaves that causes injuries to tissue or thermal or photochemical means)
Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)
Mechanical moving parts/vibrations
Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) (BBF)