Northwell Health

Telemetry Technician

3 weeks agoGarden City, NY

Job Description

Observes various monitors and alerts nurses and physicians to changes in the patientes rate, rhythm and the occurrence of arrhythmias.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Observes cardiac and other monitors on patients.
  • Recognizes arrhythmias and obtains documentary strip.
  • Reports all arrhythmias to nurse responsible for patient.
  • Obtains a baseline strip each shift on all monitored patients.
  • Replaces electrode pads, wires and batteries as needed.
  • Obtains EKG's as necessary.
  • Assures that all emergency equipment is cleaned and checked.
  • Performs related duties, as required.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.
  • Must successfully complete LIJMC's training program.
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience in a hospital setting functioning as a Nursing Attendant/Telemetry Technician, required OR Successful completion of an Advanced Medical Technician program, required OR Successful completion of a CCU course, required.
  • Ability to operate cardiac monitors and EKG machine, required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, and follow written and/or oral instructions.

Job ID: Northwell-12212729