UMC Monitor Tech
UMC Health System - Lubbock, TX

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High School/GED
  • PART I - General Job / Performance Information Education and Experience - High School Diploma or GED. Must have knowledge of cardiac anatomy and physiology and in depth knowledge of cardiac electrophysiology and interpretation of cardiac arrhythmias. Environmental / Working Conditions - Work is inside. Hours of duty may be irregular when assistance in covering various shifts is necessary. Exposure to blood born pathogens is of medium risk. Interaction with Other Departments and Other Relationships - This position requires close interaction with the medical staff, nursing staff, and ancillary departments in order to facilitate a quality multidisciplinary approach to patient care.Job DescriptionResponsible for operation of central monitor station in CICU. Continuous observation of all patient parameters for patients on telemetry throughout the hospital including the adult ICUs. Reporting of patient changes to the responsible nurse and/or physician. Required Licensures / Certifications / Registrations - Certification of completion of Monitor Tech course preferred. A score of 80% or better on the dysrhythmia test prior to ending 90 day probationary period.Physical CapabilitiesWork is mostly sedentary; visual acuity required to watch monitors, interpret EKG strips and observe patients for lead placement problems; talking and hearing essential for reporting arrhythmias and following instructions; motor coordination necessary to document strips, and work with monitor console. Skills and Abilities - Must have knowledge of operation and trouble shooting of central station monitors.