Monitor Tech

Requisition ID
2021-150499
Employment Type
Part Time
Department
Telemetry
Shift
Varied
Standard Hours
PRN, Various Shifts Available
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI St. Luke's Health - The Woodlands Campus
Location
TX-THE WOODLANDS

Overview

The Woodlands Hospital a primary and secondary care hospital serving North Harris and Montgomery counties. Clinical services include cardiovascular services, diagnostic imaging, women’s services (digital mammography and bone density studies), neurosciences, pediatric care (Newborn and Level II nurseries) and surgery, pathology and pulmonary services, and sleep disorders. Clinical affiliations include The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Radiation Treatment Center, and Texas Children’s Hospital.

 

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

Provides continuous observation of monitored EKG patterns of patients on telemetry and reports significant information to appropriate nursing personnel; Functions within a designated hospital area to assist nursing personnel in the close observation in the monitoring of patients.

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Continuous observation of monitored EKG patterns and pulse oximetry as ordered.
  • Sets up, calibrates and Maintains settings and alarms on telemetry module.
  • Obtains rhythm strip at beginning of shift, on admission and whenever changes occur.
  • Labels strip with patient identification, time, lead monitored, PR interval, ST interval, QRS interval
  • Trouble shoots telemetry equipment, Ensures monitors are functioning properly; ensure telemetry
  • supplies are readily available.
  • Accounts for all telemetry transmitters, Verifies daily telemetry charges
  • Identifies changes in rate, rhythm, or pattern, notifying RN of these changes. Responds appropriately to emergency situations, runs a continuous EKG strip and notifies appropriate staff
  • Assists in answering telephone, Ensures pull down desks are in upright position after posting EKG
  • strips on patient chart, keeps work area neat and clean, no food or drink in work station, Ensures
  • transmitters are properly cleaned between patients, electrical cords off floor
  • Demonstrates a commitment to personal growth and development by completing annual mandatory in-services and Code Validation within given time frame, attends unit-based in-services, attends monthly departmental meetings.
  • Demonstrates flexibility in responding to unit/service needs, i.e.floating to other areas

Qualifications

Education:

High School Diploma/GED Required

 

Minimum Experience:

One (1) year of experience

 

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Demonstrate knowledge in the area of EKG interpretation through the following:

  1. a) Pass the Basic Dysrhythmia Rhythm Interpretation Exam
  2. b) Successfully complete the Basic Dysrhythmia Interpretation Course (if applicable)

 

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