Cardiac Monitor Technician

Cleveland Clinic

Stuart, FL

Job posting number: #7122004 (Ref:ccf17675428)

Posted: January 24, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Join our team at Cleveland Clinic and experience world-class healthcare at its best. Cleveland Clinic is named the No. 4 hospital in the United States according to the U.S. and World News Report. At Cleveland Clinic, you will be part of a talented, compassionate, and driven team of caregivers. You will work with state-of-the-art technology and provide stellar patient care. At Cleveland Clinic you will build a rewarding career with one of the most respected healthcare organizations in the world.

As a Cardiac Monitor Technician, you’ll have the opportunity to train in different areas of our state-of-the-art cardiac catheterization lab. Technicians take part in cardiac catheterizations, electrophysiology procedures and other tests and treatments. Your primary responsibilities will include:

-Assisting nurses and other caregivers as patients undergo procedures.
-Performing ongoing surveillance of patients' cardiac monitors.
-Interpreting patient’s cardiac rhythm and documents accordingly in the patient’s electronic medical record per departmental protocols.
-Preparing patients for procedures and helping with post-procedure care.

The ideal future caregiver:
-Is a team player.
-Can adapt to change.
-Is willing to learn.
-Can critically think and problem-solve for patients’ best interests.

Cardiac Monitor technicians will have the opportunity to learn many aspects of cardiac catheterization. We’re home to some of the most sophisticated imaging technology in the world. You learn under the guidance and supervision of interventional cardiologists and nurses at the top of their fields.

Cleveland Clinic provides what matters most: career growth, delivering world-class care to our patients, continuous learning, exceptional benefits and working for an organization that offers many long-term career paths. Join us and experience a culture where opportunities to advance and the support to get there go hand-in-hand.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintains ongoing, high-level surveillance of patients’ cardiac rhythm and vital signs and notifies appropriate nursing staff of any changes according to clinician, provider orders and/or in accordance with departmental protocols.
  • Interprets patient’s cardiac rhythm and documents accordingly in the patient’s electronic medical record per departmental protocols.
  • Answers telephone and communicates clearly when receiving information from units or management.
  • Uses clear and complete communication with nursing unit personnel when delivering information about changes in cardiac rhythm.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members and serves as a resource for training and troubleshooting to both the CMU and nursing units.
  • Provides report to oncoming shift.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Knowledge and understanding of basic patient care activities attained through successful completion of a formal training program in allied health or a healthcare field such as nursing, medical assisting, EMT, or similar field required.
  • One year of recent, full time patient care experience in a hospital, nursing home, or healthcare field will be considered in lieu of successful completion of a healthcare training program.
  • Completion of EKG/Cardiac Monitoring course preferred.

Certifications:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association (AHA).

Complexity of Work:

  • Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment.

Work Experience:

  • Experience as a Monitor Technician and demonstrated skill in recognizing abnormal cardiac rhythms preferred.
  • Working knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy/physiology, computer and typing skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, clinicians and the general public.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment under moderate pressure, multi-task with accuracy to keep track of a large number of patients and requires long periods of sitting and watching a computer monitors.
  • Visual acuity for observing cardiac monitor data.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.


By embracing and understanding the diversity EVERY ONE brings, Cleveland Clinic has created an inclusive culture that promotes innovation, growth, and new ideas. This has enhanced our ability to attract the best global talent to provide the best patient experience possible. Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Smoke/drug free environment.


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