HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Monitor Technician Lead - O.U. Medical - Oklahoma City, OK in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Essential Function/Duties:

*Once nursing staff have attached the patients to the telemetry unit, will be responsible for monitoring the patients: check for accurate date/time printout on rhythm strips, provide daily printings of each patient’s rhythm strip, maintain appropriate alarm settings for each patient, assist in troubleshooting monitor equipment. Alert staff when a patient is in crisis.
*Admit new patients and code telemetry charges into computer system.
*Admits, discharges and/or transfers patients on telemetry. *Completes and sends Telemetry reports to each unit where patient is monitored.
*Perform ECG’s as needed.
*Provide arrhythmia interpretation, measurement and documentation. *Perform proper maintenance and cleaning of equipment.
*Utilizes Risk Management QM reporting.
*The Lead Monitor Technician is expected to perform most job duties independently and in accordance with established departmental and hospital policies and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications: *Experience: Two (2) years experience performing work related to patient care in a healthcare setting, one (1) year of which must have included experience as a monitor technician OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. *Education : Completion of BASIC Arrhythmia course. Completion of BASIC Life Support course. Courses must be completed within first 6 months of employment.

Title: Monitor Technician Lead - O.U. Medical - Oklahoma City, OK

Location: Oklahoma-Oklahoma City-OU Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00322-25361