Cardiology Telemetry Unit Tech DESCRIPTION OF POSITION: The Unit Tech/Monitor Tech assumes responsibility for the organization and clerical activities for the nursing unit. RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: Works under the direction of the Nurse Manager or the Charge Nurse. Communicates appropriately with patients, visitors, and staff, in a timely and efficient manner. Performs unit tasks in an effective and timely manner. Demonstrates accuracy and efficiency in computer and clerical skills. Gathers and distributes clinical data as assigned. Orders supplies and maintains nurses' station in an orderly, neat manner. Documents legibly according to hospital policy. Utilizes equipment appropriately (printer, computer, telephone, fax machine, etc) Actively participates in implementation of PI plan. Employees in positions involving patient charting and related functions must possess competency in use of technology and computers. Assist with ordering and organization of supplies Is knowledgeable of and actively participates in implementing the unit PI plan. Demonstrates an awareness and implementation of National Patient Safety Goals. Makes suggestions/recommendations for improved operations. Follows established hospital/department safety policies. Understands and appropriately responds to the unique combination of cultural variables that professionals and patients/individuals bring to interactions. The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this description. EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE High School Diploma/GED. Physical Demands/Work Environment Work requires a variety of physical activities including sitting, standing and walking. Bending, stooping, and lifting is minimal. The work environment may be physically confining. Normal hearing or the use of adaptive hearing devices to enhance hearing required. Visual acuity required for a variety of activities. Must be able to sit and utilize PC for long periods of time. Good manual dexterity required for keyboard activities. Ability to do shift work as required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.