Responsible for the observation of cardiac rhythm strips. Reports and records changes in cardiac wave forms to Registered Nurse (RN). Delivers rhythm strips. Documents patient arrivals and departures per unit policy. In addition, responsible for the monitoring of other devices including but not limited to seizure patients and patients at risk for falls. Other duties as assigned by management.
Major Position Responsibilities:
Demonstrates ability to recognize life threatening arrhythmias/dysrhythmia.
Deliver rhythm strips to respective unit.
Measures, labels cardiac wave forms, and post strips per unit specific policy.
Observe and identify patient behaviors that may suggest a safety risk.
Communicate with the Unit RN or ANM ASAP regarding safety risks that are potential or real.
Safety and Infection Control Responsibilities
Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.