HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Monitor Tech - PRN in Georgetown, Texas
_Position Summary_: The Telemetry Monitor Technician maintains close observation of the electrocardiograph patterns of patients. The monitor technician possesses a basic knowledge of dysrhythmia interpretation and utilizes effective communication with unit personnel and interdisciplinary team members. The Monitor Technician observes and interprets cardiac telemetry tracings at a central monitoring station under the direction of a Registered Nurse. Records rhythm data at regular intervals as needed.
Employee's conduct must reflect the Company's values and a commitment to the Code of Conduct ethics and compliance program. Acts with honesty and integrity. Treats colleagues, customers, patients and families with respect, loyalty and dignity.
The Monitor Technician will perform a variety of clerical functions as needed._*Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:*_
Must be able to demonstrate understanding of HCA's and St. David's "Patients First" safety initiative by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures. Adheres to isolation policies and procedures. Utilizes universal precautions at all times.
Evaluate critical and potentially life threatening dysrthmias with available support of the unit supervisor and cardiac clinician. Interfaces with the public, physicians, staff, patients and administration and ancillary/support department representative. Maintains confidentiality of patients medical records. Regular and predictable attendance is required. _ Education and Experience: _ Required: High School Diploma or equivalent. Completion of a dysrhythmia interpretation course with a pass rate of 85% within orientation period. Preferred: Completion of a Basic EKG course. 1-2 years of college. Computer skills. Previous experience as a monitor technician.
_Licenses and Certificates:_ Required: BLS certification
Title: Monitor Tech - PRN
Location: Texas-Georgetown-St. David%27s Georgetown Hospital
Requisition ID: 25067-45921