CommonSpirit Health Monitor Tech in THE WOODLANDS, Texas
CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.
Provides continuous observation of monitored EKG patterns of patients on telemetry and reports significant information to appropriate nursing personnel; Functions within a designated hospital area to assist nursing personnel in the close observation in the monitoring of patients.
Continuous observation of monitored EKG patterns and pulse oximetry as ordered.
Sets up, calibrates and Maintains settings and alarms on telemetry module.
Obtains rhythm strip at beginning of shift, on admission and whenever changes occur.
Labels strip with patient identification, time, lead monitored, PR interval, ST interval, QRS interval
Trouble shoots telemetry equipment, Ensures monitors are functioning properly; ensure telemetry
supplies are readily available.
Accounts for all telemetry transmitters, Verifies daily telemetry charges
Identifies changes in rate, rhythm, or pattern, notifying RN of these changes. Responds appropriately to emergency situations, runs a continuous EKG strip and notifies appropriate staff
Assists in answering telephone, Ensures pull down desks are in upright position after posting EKG
strips on patient chart, keeps work area neat and clean, no food or drink in work station, Ensures
transmitters are properly cleaned between patients, electrical cords off floor
Demonstrates a commitment to personal growth and development by completing annual mandatory in-services and Code Validation within given time frame, attends unit-based in-services, attends monthly departmental meetings.
Demonstrates flexibility in responding to unit/service needs, i.e.floating to other areas
High School Diploma/GED Required
One (1) year of experience
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Demonstrate knowledge in the area of EKG interpretation through the following:
a) Pass the Basic Dysrhythmia Rhythm Interpretation Exam
b) Successfully complete the Basic Dysrhythmia Interpretation Course (if applicable)
Cardiac monitor technician
Telemetry Monitor Tech
Telemetry Monitor Technician
Cardiac monitor tech
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Requisition ID 2021-148706
Employment Type Full Time
Department Telemetry Monitoring
Hours / Pay Period 72
Facility St. Luke's Woodlands Hospital
Standard Hours 7A-7P, 3 Days a Week
Work Schedule CHI Not Applicable
Location TX-THE WOODLANDS
Equal Opportunity CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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