Completion of a cardiovascular technology program with proof of formal training in terms of a valid Certificate
Shall be required to meet Continuing Medical Education (CME) requirements (personal cost).
Shall be able to read, write, and speak English well enough to effectively communicate with patients and other healthcare providers.
Certification by the American Board of Cardiovascular Medicine in basic EKG Level IA recommended, however not required
Shall have current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) by way of an American Heart Association approved training program. This certification shall be maintained in a current status at all times while performing services under this contract at the contractor's expense.
Minimum of one (1) year of experience as a Cardiac Monitor Technician (after graduation).
Shall submit to and pass a dysrhythmia recognition test developed and administered by Department of Nursing personnel such as the Medical Surgical Pediatrics (Med/Surg/Peds) Unit Officer or Non-Commissioned Officer on duty.
Ability to type and have had experience using computers especially Microsoft programs.
Role Responsibilities: (Not limited to)
Must be able to interpret dysrhythmia recognition.
Must exercise a positive helpful demeanor, military courtesy, and tact under stressful conditions.
Provide administrative and clerical support to ensure the efficient operation of the department
Clerical responsibilities may include but not limited to: answering and directing phone calls, answering patient call system, taking and distributing messages, compiling patient records, photocopying, scanning, faxing, typing documents and correspondence.
Constant sitting and/or standing in a designated area is required.