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Monitor Tech - Centralized Telemetry - Pool - Dr. P. Phillips Hospital


Monitor Tech - Centralized Telemetry - Pool - Dr. P. Phillips Hospital

Department: DPH Centralized Telemetry
Pool/Per Diem
ReqID: req46966

Monitor Tech is responsible for the continuous monitoring, interpretation, communication, and documentation of cardiac rhythms and rhythm components.


High school graduate or equivalent and:

Monitor Technician with prior related experience AND has passed an ECG competency assessment:

  • Must pass Rhythm Test with grade of 84% or higher. If grade is below 84%, individual must take Orlando Health's basic ECG course and pass the exam within 60 days.

Monitor technician without previous related experience:

  • Must take Orlando Health's basic ECG course and complete the Rhythm Test within 60 days with a pass rate of 84% or higher.


BLS/Health Care provider certification required.

Essential Functions

  • Monitors and reviews patient information to determine baseline cardiac rhythm.
  • Demonstrates competency in telemetry lead placement for accurate cardiac rhythm analysis.
  • Analyzes cardiac rhythm and records measurements, calculations, and interpretation of patient record in accordance every 6 hours and PRN with established protocols.
  • Notifies Registered Nurse of cardiac rhythm or rhythm component changes and follows current escalation protocol.
  • Notifies Registered Nurse if patient off monitor and follows current escalation protocol.
  • Maintains current knowledge of the technical operation of the central monitoring station.
  • Maintains/checks high and low alarm settings on every telemetry patient each shift.
  • Gives/accepts shift reports to provide current patient information.
  • Works with assigned nursing personnel to coordinate initiation and discontinuation of telemetry.
  • Identifies and troubleshoots routine technical problems with the central monitoring system and initiates biomedical repairs as necessary.
  • Advances own current knowledge of cardiac rhythm analysis and interpretation.
  • Protects patient confidentiality and sensitive data at all times.
  • Maintains reasonably regular, punctual attendance consistent with Orlando Health policies, the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
  • Maintains compliance with all Orlando Health policies and procedures.

Other Related Functions

  • Safeguards electronic Equipment, keeping liquids away from computers, telemetry monitors, and phones.
  • Maintains physical environment conducive to continuous telemetry monitoring, including but not limited to noise reduction and minimal foot traffic.
  • Answers the telephone promptly and courteously, identifying self and responding to requests.
  • Supports new ideas and promotes positive change. Remains calm and helpful during stressful situations.
  • Attends staff meetings and meets all mandatory education requirements.
  • Demonstrates commitment to service, organizational values, and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.
  • Enthusiastically supports and participates in planned changes.
  • Participates in performance improvement activities as assigned
  • Consistently utilizes time and resources effectively and efficiently
  • Other duties as assigned.

ADDRESS: 9400 Turkey Lake Rd. (Dr. P. Phillips Hospital) Orlando FL 32819


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