Compensation

Cardiac Monitor Technician

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

Representative group Job codes
SSEIU LOCAL 925 Healthcare PROF/Lab Tech 18290 (NE S SEIU 925 HCP/LT)
22551 (NE H NI SEIU 925 HCP/LT)
WFSE HMC 18712 (NE S WFSE HMC)
22777 (NE H NI WFSE HMC)
SEIU 1199NW UWMC Northwest Service and Maintenance 21368 (NE H SEIU 1199NW UWMC Northwest Service and Maintenance)
22999 (NE H NI SEIU 1199NW UWMC Northwest Service and Maintenance)

BASIC FUNCTION

Provide surveillance of cardiac rhythms of electrocardiographic Central Station monitors. Recognize, record, and report dysrhythmias and rhythm changes. Assist with cardiac rhythm interpretation; troubleshoot technical monitor problems.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Single class – no series.

Under general supervision, perform cardiac monitor surveillance in addition to specific unit support functions.

TYPICAL WORK

Perform continual surveillance of cardiac rhythms on electrocardiographic Central Station monitors;

Recognize, record, and report to appropriate nurse dysrhythmias and rhythm changes;

Assist nurses with cardiac rhythm interpretation;

Recognize and troubleshoot technical monitor problems such as 60 cycle interference; change recording paper;

Complete requisitions for patient diagnostic studies as requested by nursing staff;

Perform other duties such as maintain patient records, stamp forms, post reports;

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

High school diploma or GED and completion of a course in cardiac dysrhythmia recognition and interpretation, or one year experience in monitor surveillance in a coronary care/telemetry unit.

CLASS SPECIFICATION HISTORY

  • New Class: 1-19-87
  • CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05
  • Add SEIU 1199NW UWMC-NW job profiles: 01-01-2020