State of Washington Class Specification
Provide surveillance of cardiac rhythms of electorcardiographic 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 electorcardiographic Central Station monitors;
Recognize, record, and report to appropriate nurse dyrhythmias 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.
There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.
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
Revised new class code: (formerly 6364) effective July 1, 2007