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San Antonio, TX, United States

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Description

SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time


Opening in March 2009, Methodist Stone Oak Hospital continues to grow and build on our reputation as a hospital where high-tech and high-touch come together. Ours is a beautiful, streamlined, energy-efficient, patient-focused health care facility equipped with the most modern technology available and staffed by people who genuinely care for the well-being of others. The hospital’s services include emergency care, general surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, neonatology, oncology, neurosurgery, orthopedics, and acute rehab services. In November 2017 the hospital expanded by more than 100,000 square feet and increased our licensed beds to 242.

 

Methodist Stone Oak Hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission in stroke care and is designated as an accredited Chest Pain Center. The hospital belongs to the Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery and has become a leader in robotic surgeries with a highly experienced team of surgeons offering this minimally invasive option to patients. Methodist Stone Oak Hospital has been nationally recognized by Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade A and by Modern Healthcare as one of the Top 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare. We have also been recognized as a Joint Commission Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® and by Medicare.gov as #1 in San Antonio and #6 in the entire nation. Methodist Stone Oak is 1 of only 102 hospitals to receive Medicare.gov’s 5-star rating out of thousands of hospitals. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Stone Oak Hospital under Locations.

We offer you a generous benefits package including:



  • Medical, Dental, Disability and Life Insurance

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Paid Time Off

  • Employee Discount Program

  • Employee Stock Purchase Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Student Loan Repayment

The Cardiac Monitor Technician will maintain cardiac monitoring by observing and documenting ECG rhythms.

 
 
Essential Job Functions:
 
  1. Responsible for observing the monitor at all times, responding to alarms immediately, and reporting any changes in the patient’s rhythm to the team leader or nurse caring for the patient.
  2. Takes reports on all monitored patients from the monitoring staff. Reviews rhythms, treatment orders for dysrhythmias, and other pertinent information. Collects and documents the rhythm type.
  3. Assembles a transmitter, battery, a pouch, and electrodes for the admitting nurse. Performs skin prep for placement of monitor by the nurse. Maintains a supply of strip sheets, summary sheets, electrodes, wires, ECG paper, batteries, pouches, and transmitters. Cleans electrode wires and transmitters when monitoring is discontinued.
  4. Informs the Charge Nurse of any equipment malfunctions. Checks all monitor’s high/low alarms are set properly, according to physician’s orders or unit standard.
  5. Documents monitor patterns and mount strips every 4 hours, when any new ectopic beat is observed, and/or when a change of pattern occurs. All rhythm strips will be labeled with the patient’s name, date, time, and room number.
  6. Analyzes rhythm strips for ventricular rate, atrial rate, PR interval, and QRS duration and document in the appropriate place.
 
Additional Job Functions:
 
  1. May handle, pick up, deliver, or stock non-controlled medications as directed by a licensed team member.
  2. Supports the mission and vision of the Methodist Healthcare System (MHS).
  3. Must learn and comply with system and facility safety policies and rules.
  4. Adheres to the MHS Code of Conduct and demonstrates ethical behavior as expected by our patients, colleagues and the community.
  5. Completes other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

 

EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
 
None
 
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:
 
None

 

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
 
REQUIRED:
 
None
 
PREFERRED:
 
Previous Cardiac Monitor Tech experience in a hospital setting.

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Methodist Hospital Stone Oak
Facility: Methodist Hospital Stone Oak
Job ID: 03132-97685
Category: Nursing Support
Contract: Full-time
Shift: Days (rotating weekends)
Job Class: Regular

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