Monitor Technician
Medical Center of Central Georgia (200) - Macon, GA

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Monitor Technician
Medical Center of Central Georgia (200)
Macon, GA
Job Code: JE08
Posted: Feb-15-2013

- Department: Centralized Tele Unit
- Full-time 7p-7a
- 7PM-7AM
- High school diploma or equivalent is required
- Salary Range: 10.5300 - Pay will commensurate with experience

Under the direction and general supervision of the Senior Monitor Tech and GHC Charge Nurse is responsible for continuous monitoring of EKG patterns of bedded patients and Cardiac Event Monitoring of outpatients in the Central Monitoring Station of Luce Heart Institute. Performs clinical duties associated with the monitoring responsibilities. This position has no supervisory responsibilities, but may assist in the training, orientation and directing of other personnel relating to telemetry, EKGs, Holter and Event monitoring. This person will have contact with patients, patients’ families, visitors, physicians and other medical and non-medical personnel from various departments. Performs 12 lead EKGs and Signal Average EKGs and processes EKGs. Applies monitors to patients and analyzes data from cardiac monitoring devices (Event monitors) worn by patients for us in the diagnosis of cardiovascular disorders as well as analyzing information collected from AICD and pacemaker patients; communicates by phone with patients experiencing arrhythmias or events; identifies problems and notifies MD as appropriate.

Education: High School education or GED if experience requirements below are met; if not, Associates degree in Cardiovascular Technology or related field required

Experience: Monitor tech experience of at least 3 years OR ap propriate credentialing for this function through Cardiovascular Credentialing Institute

Certification/License/Registration: Certification through CCI is strongly encouraged