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Beth Israel Lahey Health Arrythmia Monitoring Tech in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Type: Regular

Time Type: Full time

Work Shift: Day (United States of America)

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Job Type:

Regular

Scheduled Hours:

32

Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)

The Arrhythmia Monitoring Technician position is an opportunity with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA. This role is a great opportunity to get experience in CCT and CRAT training with room for upward mobility.

$3,600.00 Bonus Eligible:

  • Sign on bonuses are paid out in three payments. You will receive your first payment (one third of the total amount) within the first 30 days of employment and is subject to applicable taxes. You will receive the second payment at six (6) months and the third payment (final third of total amount) one year following your start date and all payments subject to applicable taxes.

  • Full time status at BIDMC is considered for schedules greater than or equal to 30 hours per week; part time status is 20 to 29 hours per week. Please note, per diem employees are not eligible for sign on bonuses.

  • Current and Former BILH candidates - restrictions apply. BIDMC Internal employees or employees within the BILH system are not eligible for the bonus or if you have been employed by a BILH entity within the last 12 months.

  • Please note, sign on bonuses are subject to change based on the organization’s hiring needs and will be determined by Talent Acquisition on an ongoing basis. BILH/BIDMC Talent Acquisition reserves the right to change sign on bonus eligible jobs and amounts at any time.

Job Description:

Provides technical assistance and administrative/clerical support to Holter Lab, staff and patients. Performs Event Monitor analysis. Learns to recognize and identify arrhythmias through training in the lab.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Schedules appointments and checks in patients. Answers phones, elicits information from patients in order to triage phone calls and distinguish emergent, urgent and routine problems. (essential)

  • Applies Long Term ECG monitors and event recorders with full understanding of EKG signals in order to obtain accurate and readable recording/data. Explains procedures to patients and family members prior to monitor application and provides teaching instructions with regard to monitor functioning and removal. (essential).

  • Accesses patient transmissions and final report summaries from out-source platforms. Performs analysis of daily tracings and writes final reports for MD review. Assembles medical charts per Joint Commission standards and ensures all records contain accurate patient identification and documentation/paperwork. (essential)

  • Instructs patients about operation of and troubleshoots equipment problems as needed. Maintains monitor and supply inventory; maintains an accurate numeric log number for all monitors which is used for billing and statistical purposes. (essential).

  • Performs ECG analysis. Learns and develops skills to recognize and identify more complex arrhythmias, and assessment of waveform durations through ongoing training in the lab . Rotates weekend coverage with Arrhythmia Techs and works independently. (essential)

Required Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED required.

  • Certificate 1 Certified Cardiographic Tech preferred.

  • 1-3 years related work experience required.

  • Basic familiarity with computers. Ability to navigate at a basic level within web-based applications.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Health Sciences or a related field is strongly preferred. Familiarity with anatomy, physiology and medical terminology.

  • Minimum of 1 year training or experience in cardiac technology, cardiac monitoring or event monitor analysis is preferred or certification as Certified Cardiographic Technician (CCT) or Cardiac Rhythm Analysis Technician (CRAT).

Competencies:

  • Decision Making: Ability to make decisions that are guided by general instructions and practices requiring some interpretation. May make recommendations for solving problems of moderate complexity and importance.

  • Problem Solving: Ability to address problems that are varied, requiring analysis or interpretation of the situation using direct observation, knowledge and skills based on general precedents.

  • Independence of Action: Ability to follow precedents and procedures. May set priorities and organize work within general guidelines. Seeks assistance when confronted with difficult and/or unpredictable situations. Work progress is monitored by supervisor/manager.

  • Written Communications: Ability to read, and write in English in order to understand basic safety instructions and take direction from supervisors; communicate effectively with patients, families and other medical center staff; and respond to basic questions.

  • Oral Communications: Ability to comprehend and converse in English to communicate effectively with medical center staff, patients, families and external customers.

  • Knowledge: Ability to demonstrate full working knowledge of standard concepts, practices, procedures and policies with the ability to use them in varied situations.

  • Team Work: Ability to work collaboratively in small teams to improve the operations of immediate work group by offering ideas, identifying issues, and respecting team members.

  • Customer Service: Ability to demonstrate a positive attitude and respond to requests in a timely and respectful manner.

Age based Competencies:

Employees in this job must be competent to provide patient care to the following age groups: Young adult: 16-30 years, Middle Age: 30 - 60 years, Elderly: 60 -.

Physical Nature of the Job:

Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and or up to 20 pounds of force frequently. Job is physical in nature and employee needs to stand and/or move around through the majority of their shift.

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more (https://www.bilh.org/newsroom/bilh-to-require-covid-19-influenza-vaccines-for-all-clinicians-staff-by-oct-31) about this requirement.

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