CCU Monitor Tech
Company: SSM Health
Posted on: January 11, 2022
Ensures continuous monitoring of cardiac rhythms by observing
cardiac monitors; maintains all records and reports of rhythm
strips in accordance with the established nursing standards and
Runs strip at time of admission, every 4 hours, and with any rhythm
Measures PR, QRS, and QT and interprets rhythm accurately when a
strip is run.
Each strip is signed with first initial, full last name and
Tubes completed rhythm verification form to appropriate unit in a
timely manner. Posts strips on telemetry log for all units.
Notifies appropriate unit and staff for any changes in baseline
rhythm, including heart rate, or potentially lethal rhythms in
adults or children according to protocol.
Ensures that alarms are on at all times and set at appropriate
limits for adults and children according to protocol.
Notifies appropriate staff when electrodes or batteries need to be
checked, replaced or changed.
Demonstrates awareness of the effect certain procedures or
medications have on a patient's rhythm.
Runs continuous strip for sustained VT, V-fib, asystole and
bradycardia less than 40 per minute until code team arrives or
Maintains telemetry logs, current patient information, does
transmitter/SPO2 inventory per shift, and telemetry charges.
Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
Performs other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or equivalent
No experience required
Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25
Frequent sitting, standing, walking, reaching and repetitive
foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20
inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and
Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through
oral communication. Ability to hear alarms, malfunctioning
Frequent keyboard use/data entry.
Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting and
Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing
Keywords: SSM Health, Norman , CCU Monitor Tech, Other , Shawnee, Oklahoma
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