Monitor Technician
CardioNet - Bannockburn, IL

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To provide ECG monitoring by receiving the ECG data, processing the clinical data, clinical education of staff and making sound clinical judgment in regard to patient care.

Experience working with Event monitors is strongly preferred

Shift: Night with two 12 hours and two 8 hours per week. Every other weekend

Holidays: every other holiday

Responsibilities:
  • Assist in maintaining the continuous quality improvement that meets the standard of excellence for arrhythmia monitoring of all patients transmissions.
  • Follows Study Specified Protocols (as specified by the Study Protocol).
  • Recognizes when MD notification is met and follows up by calling the MD and the appropriate coordinators (as specified by the Study Protocol and, following ASRC, Inc. SOP’s).
  • Schedule patient’s follow up transmissions (as specified by the Study Protocol).
  • Edits patient’s transmissions (as per ACRS, Inc. SOP’s or Sponsor requirements).
  • Fills in the appropriate Study handwritten or electronic questionnaires and post them on the web (or fax them), as per Sponsor requirements.
  • Posts on the web (or faxes) the edited patient’s transmissions.
  • Notifies the Study coordinators of the new transmissions via e mail or phone call.
  • Files in the appropriate study /patient chart the printed, edited version of patient’s transmission.
  • Writes relevant patient information and/or coordinators communication in the appropriate Study binder (in the appropriate communication summary binders).
  • Admits patients and MD’s in Paceart.
  • Updates Patient and/or MD information as necessary.
  • Follows up with patient’s missed transmissions by calling patients (as per ACRS, Inc. SOP’s)
  • Notes the above point in patient’s demographics and printed schedule.
  • Receive the patients ECG transtelephonically, scan holters, process the clinical data, and make sound clinical judgment in regard to patient care.
  • On-going training and follow up with patients to ensure protocol compliance
  • Data collection and analysis
  • Participation in executing research protocols
  • Assure protocol compliance.
  • Completion of schedule follow up (QOL's, Schedule questionnaires)
  • Distribution of patient data daily.
  • Filing of patients data as necessary.
  • Assist with the development of operating policies and procedures.
  • Assist in maintaining the continuous quality improvement that meets the standard of excellence for monitoring by overreading all patient reports that meet notification and reports of technicians during the orientation process, chart auditing, and review of data that is interpreted by the cardiologist.
  • Filing of patients data as necessary.

Qualifications:

EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE:

Required:

Electrocardiography course, on the job training and CCT (OR Paramedic with ACLS) certification

Knowledge of Computers, Proficient in Microsoft Office

Preferred:

2 Years of Clinical Experience

Basic Knowledge of Pacemakers and Holters, and Event

Experience working with Event monitors is strongly preferred

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:

Communicates clearly over the phone

Team player

Excellent clinical education skills, communicational, organizational, problem solving, and interpersonal skills.

Must be able to function in a high stress environment

Ability to make independent decisions

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Job is mostly sedentary.

MACHINES/EQUIPMENT USED:

Personal Computer, Microsoft Office, copy machine, fax machine, printers.

CUSTOMER INTERACTION REQUIRED:

Daily contact with sponsors, coordinators, patients, physicians, employees, and internal management team.

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CardioNet wants to be as close as your next heartbeat. The company provides real-time outpatient cardiac monitoring and telemetry services...