Northwell Health Telemetry Technician (PT, Night) in Forest Hills, New York

Req Number 001SEU

Job Category Nursing Support

Job Description

Observes electrocardiogram (ECG) monitor and closed-circuit television (CCTV) and alert nurses and physicians to changes in the patient�s rate, rhythm and the occurrence of arrhythmias.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Observes cardiac and closed-circuit television 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.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.

  • 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.