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Monitor Technician - Day shift (7am to 7pm) - Full time

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   6/28/2017
Job Title: 
Monitor Technician - Day shift (7am to 7pm) - Full time
Job Category:   Clinical:Cardiac/Catheter/Perfusion/EKG/EP Lab
Location:   Sugar Land
Texas
 
Job Description:   **Monitor Technician - Day shift (7am to 7pm) - Full time** **Description** **SUGAR LAND HOSPITAL** An acute care hospital offering medical and surgical services to the Fort Bend community. Clinical services include heart and vascular, gastroenterology, neurosciences, diagnostic imaging, women services, orthopedics, and surgical services including the latest in robotic surgery technology, the da Vinci® Xi. The hospital offers The University of Texas MD Anderson Regional Care Center on its campus. Sugar Land Hospital is a Pink Ribbon Facility offering 3-D digital mammography-one of only 100 sites in the United States. **POSITIONSUMMARY** 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. **POSITIONRESPONSIBILITIES** 1. 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 2. Trouble shoots telemetry equipment, Ensures monitors are functioning properly; ensure telemetry supplies are readily available. Accounts for all telemetry transmitters, Verifies daily telemetry charges 3. 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 4. 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 5. 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** **MINIMUMQUALIFICATIONS** **Education and Licensure** **Required:** High School Diploma/GED **Minimum Experience** One (1) year of experience as a monitor tech, EMT or paramedic **Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities** Demonstrate knowledge in the area of EKG interpretation through the following: a) Pass the Basic Dysrhythmia Rhythm Interpretation Exam b) Successfully complete the Basic Dysrhythmia Interpretation Course (if applicable). **Job** Allied Health **Primary Location** TEXAS-SUGAR LAND-ST LUKE SUGAR LAND **Daily Schedule** 7am to 7pm **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 72 **Weekends Required** Occasional **Req ID:** 2017-R0118115
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Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is a national nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 17 states and includes 78 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; two accredited nursing colleges; and home health agencies.

With total annual revenues of more than $10.7 billion and approximately 83,000 employees, CHI ranks as the nation’s second-largest faith-based health system. In fiscal year 2012, CHI provided more than $715 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.

Catholic Health Initiatives is committed to:
  • Creating new ministries that build healthy communities
  • Reaching new milestones in clinical quality and compassionate care
  • Implementing an agenda of social justice
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