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Cardiac Surveillance Technician

Location: Clackamas, OR Additional Locations:
Job Number: 820424 Date posted: 10/08/2019
The Cardiac Surveillance Technician is a member of the heatlh care team under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse. The CST assists in the provision of care by continuous cardiac surveillance for telemetry patients. The CST provides indirect patient care by providing supportive functions to the nursing staff.

Essential Functions:
- Provides continuous cardiac surveillance for telemetry patients.
- Maintains effective communications and collaboration with physician, staff and responsible nurse.
- Maintain current knowledge and competency in rhythm and dysrhythmia identification.
- Compiles and records data for patient records and unit purposes.
- Maintains safety in use of all equipment.
- Teamwork - works cooperatively with co-workers and other departments for the benefit of the organization.
- Orients new staff to CST functions.
- Perform all other related duties and activities as assigned.
Basic Qualifications:
- Successfully completes EKG Arrhymia test with the grade> 90% overall and 100% lethal arrhythmias within ninty (90) days of hire.
- For on-call positions, must have six (6) months recent telemetry monitoring experience.
- High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) required.
License, Certification, Registration
- Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required within 30 days of hire /transfer.
Additional Requirements:
- Ability to sit in one place for extended periods of time; manual dexterity, good visual acuity, ability to act quickly.


Preferred Qualifications:

- Previous cardiac monitoring experience and/or successful completion of basic cardiac monitoring course.
- Demonstrates ability to recognize and interpret cardiac dyshymias.
Primary Location: Oregon,Clackamas,Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center 10180 SE Sunnyside Scheduled Weekly Hours: 36 Shift: Night Workdays: Tue, Fri, Sat, Tue, Fri, Sat Working Hours Start: 6:00 PM Working Hours End: 6:30 AM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: OFNHP - Technical Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Patient Care Services (Non RN) Department: Cardiac Surveillance Tech Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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