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Monitor Tech

Company: MedStar Health
Location: Clinton
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary * Monitor and report patient cardiac rhythm status twenty four hours a day; seven days a week. To interpret and communicate changes in a patients cardiac rhythm in real time to the bedside nurse. Minimum Qualifications * Education/Experience * High School Diploma/GED required to enter into a hospital training program * Associates degree in EKG Technician preferred * Less than one year of work related experience * Medical knowledge and EKG interpretation is preferred * * License/Certification/Registration * NA * * Knowledge, Skills & Abilities * Ability to comprehend and follow the policies and procedures for MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center. * Ability to read, write and speak or communicate in English to successfully accomplish the essential duties of the position. * Ability to demonstrate ethical behavior that supports the hospital's mission, values and commitment to compliance with all federal, state and regulatory laws. Inspires trust and exhibits honesty and integrity within the scope of daily activities. * Exhibits professionalism, courtesy and excellent customer service, while interacting with patients, guests and co-workers. * Ability to work effectively with people from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds. * Ability to maintain patient confidentiality. * Ability to interpret basic to advanced cardiac rhythm interpretations. * Basic computer skills and understanding * Ability to prioritize and react calmly in a high stress environment. * Critical thinking and problem solving * Physically able to stay alert and diligent for eight to twelve hours. * Knowledge, skill and the ability to use a desktop computer, telephone, and speakers. Primary Duties and Responsibilities * Monitor and communicate patient's cardiac rhythm in real time. * Interpret telemetry strips and disseminate to bedside nurse. * Stock and maintain telemetry boxes and supplies required for telemetry monitoring on all cardiac units. About MedStar Health MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.

Keywords: MedStar Health, Washington DC , Monitor Tech, Other , Clinton, DC

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