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Methodist Hospital Texsan

Monitor Technician

San Antonio, TX, United States
Full-time  Days (rotating weekends) 
Category: Nursing Support • Job ID: 26109-111157

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SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time


Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant

Monitor Technician
Centralized Tele Monitoring
FT - Days - 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, student loan forgiveness 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

 

Previous Cardiac Monitor Tech experience in a hospital setting is preferred.

Methodist Hospital Texsan is a full service 120 bed acute care hospital specializing as one of South Texas’s premier heart and orthopedic hospitals. As an advanced center for cardiac care, we are certified in chest pain and heart failure with comprehensive cardiac services including research and clinical trials. Using state-of-the-art technology such as our robotics program, our orthopedic services, including the Joint Replacement Academy and the Center for Spine, boast some of the best clinical results in the industry.

Methodist Hospital Texsan is the first hospital in San Antonio to receive the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Chest Pain Certification. We have also received the Heart Care Center National Distinction of Excellence award – the highest recognition a hospital can receive. Our excellence extends to our ICU which was awarded the Silver Beacon Award for Excellence. Our Level IV trauma emergency service is a leader in San Antonio in patient experience and efficiency. Our 30 bed Inpatient Rehab Unit has received the Rehabilitation Stroke Certification from the Joint Commission. Methodist Hospital Texsan has also been recognized by Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare for 3 years in a row and was a recipient of the 2019 Guardian of Excellence Award® by Press Ganey. For more information please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Hospital Texsan under Locations. 

 

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!

 

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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