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Telemetry Monitor Tech FT Nights Job

at BaylorScott & White Health

Posted: 9/11/2018
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 18014380

Job Description

The Monitor Technician for Baylor Scott and White Health (BSWH) monitors, records, interprets, and documents the electrocardiograph tracings of patients on telemetry monitors. The Monitor Technician recognizes and reports arrhythmias to medical/nursing staff. In addition, the Monitor Technician for BSWH has the following responsibilities:
  • Operates complex cardiac monitoring systems, including ECG rhythm screens, computerized dysrhythmia detection system, and rhythm printers.
  • Observes and documents ECG monitors according to established guidelines and reports to appropriate staff the necessary information such as patient name, room number, cardiac rhythm, dysrhythmia, and/or life-threatening situations.
  • Maintains equipment and monitors (including proper cleaning) and reports any malfunctions to the appropriate Biomed individual.
  • Sets up central station and monitors, including alarms, troubleshooting for false alarms, and improper lead placement.
  • Helps with rhythm interpretation and dysryhthmia detection.  Labels monitor strips to indicate significant events such as defibrillation, electrical-cardioversion, CPR, and/or code medication administration.
  • Records information in patient log and maintains accurate, neat account of patient's cardiac monitoring status during episode of care.  Identifies and records patient's rhythm and changes in patient rhythm and/or condition.
  • Knowledge of anatomy and physiology of the heart in relation to waves, complexes, time and voltage as shown through the conduction system and strip interpretation
  • Knowledge of telemetry services
  • Ability to work cooperatively with members of the healthcare delivery team. 
  • Ability to handle frequent interruptions and adapt to changes in the workload and work schedules. 
  • Ability to set priorities, make critical decisions, and respond quickly to emergencies.
  • Ability to handle difficult situations involving patients, physicians, or others in a professional manner.                                                                                                                                    
    The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain cooperative working relationships with internal and external customers.   Must be an effective problem solver, team player and possess strong organizational skills.  

  • Location/Facility – Baylor Scott and White Temple Memorial Hospital
    For more information on the facility, please click our Locations link.
  • Specialty/Department/Practice – Telemetry
  • Shift/Schedule – FT Nights
  • Benefits – Our competitive benefits package includes*:
    • Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
    • 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • PTO accrual beginning Day 1
*Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.
 

Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH)  is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States.  With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation's exemplary health care organizations.  Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it's accepting a calling

 

 



Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent 
  • Must be enrolled in appropriate educational program to receive Cardiac Rhythm Test within one year if current certification is not held.