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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Cardiac Monitor Tech in Atlanta, Georgia


Shift: 7p-7:30a

Heart. Soul. Expertise . That’s what defines an Emory nurse. CMU Patients requiring telemetry monitoring are remotely monitored in the Central Monitoring Unit (CMU). The CMU provides continuous support monitoring of telemetry rhythms and alerts to the nursing staff. The CMU is under the supervision of the Nurse Manager and the telemetry stations are manned by the Cardiac Monitor Technicians. CMU collaborates with the Nursing Services to provide heart rhythm, heart rate and oxygen saturation monitoring.

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  • Observes, interprets, and records the telemetry recordings for monitored patients.

  • May monitor alarms where applicable. Delivers and applies telemetry boxes to patients.

  • Ensures correct patient is being monitored.

  • Reports significant observations of cardiac rhythms and other alrm infomation to the health care team.

  • Communicates pertinent information to patients as necessary.

  • Produces accurate and complete documentation.

  • Complies with handoff communication process.

  • Performs other related duties as required.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent.

  • Certified rhythm analyst technician (CRAT) preferred.

  • Successful completion of an approved arrhythmia course preferred or successfully passing an arrhythmia exam on hire.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (Medium-Heavy) 36-75 lbs, 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 20-35 lbs, 34-66% of the workday; (frequently); 10-20 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 75 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 35 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking; Occasional sitting; Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing); Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure; Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors; Communicable diseases; Electrical shock; Floor Surfaces; Hot/Cold Temperatures; Indoor/Outdoor conditions; Latex; Lighting; Patient care/handling injuries; Radiation; Shift work; Travel may be required; Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators; environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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Division St. Joseph's Hospital

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30342

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department SJH Telemetry

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 68743

Job Category Clinical & Nursing Support

Schedule 7p-7:30a

Standard Hours 36 Hours

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