UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
Specification for Class
CARDIAC MONITOR TECHNICIAN
UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP
18290 (NE S SEIU 925 HCP/LT)
18712 (NE S WFSE HMC)
21368 (NE H SEIU 1199NW UWMC Northwest Service and Maintenance)
20682 (NE H Temp SEIU 925 HCP/LT)
20925 (NE H Temp WFSE HMC)
21568 (NE H Temp SEIU 1199NW UWMC Northwest Service and Maintenance)
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.
Single class - no series.
Under general supervision, perform cardiac monitor surveillance in addition to specific unit support functions.
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.
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