Position Description

TMC HealthCare

TMC HealthCare is Southern Arizona's regional nonprofit hospital system with Tucson Medical Center at its core. Each day staff comes to work to use their skills and expertise to improve the health of the entire community, from birth to the end of life.

Monitor Technician
Job Category Allied Health
Schedule Full time
Shift 1 - Day Shift
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SUMMARY:

Provides continuous cardiac monitor observation to detect, record, and report normal and abnormal heart rhythms patterns and provide ECG interval measurements. Analyzes the function of pacemakers and internal cardiac defibrillators; records and reports improper function. Consults with nursing staff and medical staff regarding heart rhythm patterns.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Sets up and ensures proper functioning of ECG monitoring equipment; applies electrodes on predetermined measured positions on the patient and checks their performance.

Records and calculates all necessary parameters and interpret ECG tracings for diagnostic purposes.

Monitors patient condition levels; reports changes to the appropriate individuals

Responds to emergency situations.

Maintains logs or reports as directed for equipment malfunctions.

Performs clerical duties such as answering telephone.

Participates in the orientation of new personnel and in the ongoing in-service education of the team.

Adheres to TMC organizational and department-specific safety, confidentiality, values policies and standards.

Performs related duties assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:  High school diploma or general education degree (GED), or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.

EXPERIENCE:  No experience required.

LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATIONBasic Life Support (BLS) certification.

 

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