Under the supervision of an RN, interprets patient cardiac rhythm as recorded on telemetry monitor and initiates appropriate action when indicated.
Serve as resource person for other staff members.
Performs continual surveillance of multiple monitors.
Identifies significant arrhythmias and/or signs of patient distress and intervenes appropriately. Identifies and corrects for artifacts.
Reports abnormal assessment and telemetry findings or changes in patient physical, mental, and emotional conditions to nursing staff.
Tests equipment for proper working order. Reports equipment problems to supervisor.
Records rhythm strips for documentation
Reports to: Director of 2 North and Telemetry