Job Information

Northwell Health Monitor Technician in Huntington, New York

Req Number 42037

Job Description

Job Description

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

Job Responsibility

  • Observes cardiac and closed-circuit television (CCTV) 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. All responsibilities noted here are considered essential functions of the job under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Duties not mentioned here, but considered related are not essential functions.

Job Qualification

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.

  • Currently certified by the New York State Department of Health as an AEMT-CC or EMT-P, preferred.

  • One (1) year of active, full-time experience either in a pre-hospital setting or hospital setting as EMT-P or AEMT-CC OR one (1) year of current experience as a telemetry technician, preferred.