Cardiac Monitor Technician in San Antonio, Texas, United States
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Cardiac Monitor Technician

San Antonio, TX, United States
Full-time  Nights (rotating weekends) 
Category: Nursing Support • Job ID: 01578-126904

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


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 Emergency Department. Submit your application today! 
 
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, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
 
We are seeking a Cardiac 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

Education
 
  • None degree required
 
What qualifications you will need:
 
  • Previous Cardiac Monitor Tech experience in a hospital setting is preferred.
Employee completes initial and ongoing training and competencies as defined by  service line, facility and department/unit which are specific to the needs of the patient population served (if applicable) for each job function performed. 
 
 
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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