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The Telemetry Technician assumes responsibility for watching the Telemetry monitors continuously. Identifies basic and lethal rhythms, maintain EKG monitor alarms on, identify an artifact, and respond to all alarms and immediately notify licensed nurses of significant change, condition or rhythm. Runs EKG strips every shift as well as providing an initial EKG interpretation including: rate, rhythm, PR, QRS, QTc, ST segment and T wave alterations. Monitors other alarms (pulse-ox) and call lights as requested. Uses aviation style hand off at the beginning and end of the each shift with the RN and the relieving Telemetry Technician. Must complete and pass EKG class for monitor techs and required competencies within 30 days of start in the role. Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent; Prior EKG experience and training required; Knowledge of medical terms.
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