Telemetry Tech CVICU

  • Birmingham, AL
  • Critical Care CVICU
  • Full-time - Night shift - 7p-7a - Monday-Sunday three 12 hour shifts per week with every forth weekend
  • Patient Care Support
  • Req #: 318120
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  • Job Summary
    • Under general supervision, performs cardiac monitoring duties for patients connected to the central telemetry monitoring system. This position provides continuous patient monitoring at the central monitoring station (CMS). Recognizes all life-threatening patterns and arrhythmias and reports these to nurse and or physician in an accurate and timely manner. Correctly connects patients to monitor system and assists in emergency and life threatening situations. Maintains accurate log of all rhythms and heart rate changes on the notification sheets.
  • Education
    • This classification requires a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience
    • EKG monitor tech experience is desired.
  • Licensures, Certifications, and/or Registries
    • Current BLS Certification. Score of 85% on the post basic dysrhythmia exam is required.

Additional Information

The Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit is a 20-bed unit with 4 dedicated ECMO suites.  The CVICU provides state of the art care for neonatal and pediatric patients with acquired or congenital heart disease that require intensive care management or close monitoring for conditions such as: co-morbidities of congenital or acquired heart disease; pre and/or post-operative cardiac surgery patients; dysrhythmias; cardiomyopathy; pre and post-operative care of cardiac transplants; and patients requiring Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) or Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO).  Please visit www.childrensal.org/heart for more information.  
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