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Methodist Hospital

Cardiac Monitor Technician

San Antonio, TX, United States
Full-time  Days (rotating weekends) 
Category: Nursing Support • Job ID: 02531-106917

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SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Methodist Hospital 

Monitor Technician
Centralized Tele Monitoring
Non-Exempt
 
 

Do you have a passion for healthcare and helping others? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centered environment? Jump-start your career in our Centralized Tele Monitoring department. Submit your application today!


 
Benefits:
 

We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program and employee stock purchase program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

 

Seeking a Monitor Technician to join our team who will interpret and maintain cardiac monitoring by observing and documenting ECG rhythms. The technician is also responsible for notifying the responsible nurse of any change in cardiac rhythm or rate.

 
What you will do in this role:
  • Responsible for observing the monitor at all times, responding to alarms immediately and reports any changes in the patient’s rhythm to the team leader or nurse caring for the patient.

  • Takes report on all monitored patients from the monitoring staff. Reviews rhythms, treatment orders for dysrhythmias, and other pertinent information. Collects and documents the rhythm type.

  • On admission assembles a transmitter, good battery which has just been checked, a pouch, electrodes, and skin prep for placement by the admitting nurse. Maintains a supply of strip sheets, summary sheets, electrodes, wires, ECG paper, good batteries, pouches, and transmitters. Cleans electrode wires and transmitters when monitoring is discontinued.

  • Informs the Charge Nurse of any equipment malfunctions so that repairs can be completed as needed. Checks all monitor’s high/low alarms are set properly, according to physician’s orders or unit standard.

  • 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.

  • Analyzes rhythm strips for ventricular rate, atrial rate, PR interval, and QRS duration and document in the appropriate place. 

 

 

 

 


 

 



 


 

Qualifications

 

Qualifications:
 
Preferred:
  • Previous Cardiac Monitor Tech experience in a hospital setting.

 

Be a part of an organization that invests in you. We are actively reviewing applications. Qualified candidates will be promptly contacted by our hiring managers for interviews. Submit your application today and help us raise the bar in patient care!


Methodist Hospital opened in 1963 as the first hospital in the now internationally acclaimed South Texas Medical Center. With over 800 beds, Methodist Hospital offers a broad range of specialties including cardiology, oncology, bone marrow transplants, emergency medicine, neurosciences, maternity care, gynecology and orthopedics. We are proud to be the largest provider of the lifesaving ECMO Program in San Antonio, are home to the largest robotics program in the world, and our Adult Blood Cancer and Stem Cell Transplant unit has become the first program to receive FACT Accreditation in North America.

As the flagship hospital, and most comprehensive medical care facility of Methodist Healthcare, we appreciate the support and recognition we receive from the community. We’ve recently been named the No.1 Best Regional Hospital by the U.S. News and World Report for 2019-20. We pride ourselves on providing the highest quality of care possible for our patients, which is proven by our consecutive Grade A Leapfrog Hospital Safety scores. In addition, Methodist Hospital not only received a Primary Stroke Center designation from The Joint Commission, but has also received a Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification from DNV GL Healthcare, designating the facility as offering the most advanced stroke treatment available in a given geographic area. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Hospital under Locations.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. 

 

 

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