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Cardiac Technician

Company: Baptist Health Care
Location: Gulf Breeze
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

The Cardiac Technician maintains close observation of all monitors in the central monitoring room, notifying personnel when rhythm disturbances are observed on patients. This position performs all responsibilities required as defined in the scope of service, to ensure that the unique nature of the client is addressed.

Responsibilities

Maintains close observation of EKG tracing continuously during assigned watch Notifies clinical personnel of all rhythm disturbances, continuously artifact inoperative alarms and other monitoring problems. Utilizes telemetry emergency call system for life-threatening arrhythmias. Consults with RN when treatment of the arrhythmia is indicated. Refers all major systems problems to Clinical Manager, Charge Nurse or Assistant Director and Bio-medical Electronics Department. Communicates to oncoming shift a status report on all telemetry patients and monitoring equipment. Responds to all monitor alarms and notifies appropriate personnel as needed. Interprets alarms and validates computer interpretation within five (5) minutes Reserves and issues telemetry units when ordered. Maintains accurate telemetry assignments and current stop alerts according to unit policy. Assures quality of ECG input signal, uses appropriate techniques to correct artifact or interference. Differentiates arrhythmias which require immediate and non-immediate action and responds accordingly. Maintains up-to-date and accurate documentation of data collected.Assist in other duties as assigned to support the operational needs of the department and organization. May be required to remain on campus immediately before, during, and after severe weather and/or disasters.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree
  • Ability to communicate effectively and document information accurately
  • Ability to deal efficiently and effectively with a wide variety of individuals
  • Knowledge of basic medical terminology
  • Basic computer knowledge

    About Us

    Baptist Health Care is a not-for-profit health care system committed to improving the quality of life for people and communities in northwest Florida and south Alabama. The organization includes three hospitals, four medical parks, Andrews Institute for Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine, and an extensive primary and specialty care provider network. With more than 4,000 team members, Baptist Health Care is one of the largest non-governmental employers in northwest Florida.

Keywords: Baptist Health Care, Mobile , Cardiac Technician, Healthcare , Gulf Breeze, Alabama

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