Monitor Technician - PCU - Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 9/29/2021

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  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Burleson, TX
  • Date Posted:
    9/29/2021
  • Job ID:
    21033592
  • Job Family
    Patient Care
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

Monitor Tech

Texas Health Huguley- operated as joint venture between Texas Health Resources and AdventHealth

Location Address: 11801 South Fwy., Burleson, TX  76028

Top Reasons to Work at Texas Health Huguley, Burleson, TX

  • Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.
  • Award winning facility and departments including “Great Place to Work” by Becker’s Hospital Review and Gallup.
  • Work with the latest technology and top experts including “Daisy Award” recipients while on our journey to Magnet status and Pathways designated.
  • CMS 5 Star Hospital Quality Rating as of 2021.
  • Accredited by Joint Commission in advanced diabetes, advanced total hip and total knee replacement, disease-specific chest pain
  • Designated Emergency Center of Excellence recognizing our facility as a high-performing emergency department
  • 15 Grade A safety ratings by the Leapfrog Group for exhibiting the highest level of hospital safety
  • Award-winning women’s center: designated in NICU level II care and named a Blue Distinction Center for Maternity Care
  • Amazing medical benefits through Aetna plus an onsite full-service fitness center.
  • Growth opportunities designed for each employee.
  • Located about 10 minutes from downtown Fort Worth and near TCU in the award-winning school district, Burleson ISD which also provides a low-cost of living.  

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time Days

What You Will Need:

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Unit Secretary experience preferred.
  • Six (6) to twelve (12) months previous monitor technician experience preferred.
  • Successful completion of Monitor/Telemetry Course (Monitor Tech class).
  • Accurate typing skills.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively.

Job Summary

The Monitor/Telemetry Technician observes the telemetry monitors for a designated time frame, under the supervision of Charge Nurse/RN, in compliance with the Texas Nurse Practice Act.  Must be able to recognize and document basic arrhythmias.  Must be able to operate the telemetry equipment, call light system and recognize emergency alarms and responding appropriately.  Must be able to communicate with doctors, patients, staff, other nurses and medical personnel.  Must be able to function independently and efficiently as a member of the hospital team.  May be required to perform general clerical duties.

Qualifications

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Demonstrates the skill necessary to provide safe and adequate telemetry monitoring for cardiac patients at Huguley Hospital.
  • Runs strips Q 2 hours (8am-10pm) and Q 1 hours (11pm-7am) for nurse interpretation with no more than three (3) variances per year.
  • Reports any rhythm changes to Charge Nurse/RN 100% of the time.
  • Responds to all alarm signals 100% of the time, i.e., bringing needed drugs and supplies and running errands as observed by nurse anesthetist with no more than four documented variances per year.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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