HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Monitor Technician in Houston, Texas

_The Woman’s Hospital of Texas – Houston, TX_ /An HCA Affiliated Hospital/

_Monitor Technician – Telemetry Unit._

The Woman's Hospital of Texas opened in 1976 and ever since has remained the state's premier facility dedicated solely to the health of women and newborn infants.

Located near the Texas Medical Center, Woman’s offers 397 licensed beds, including a NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) and a full range of women’s health services and newborn infants.

More than 650 board-certified physicians at Woman's offer their expertise and an outstanding level of quality care in the areas of gynecology, obstetrical care, high-risk pregnancy and minimally invasive surgery.

The Woman’s Hospital of Texas is currently looking for aMonitor Technician – Telemetry Unit.

POSITION SUMMARY: * Under the general supervision of the Director, Medical Surgical/Telemetry Unit, and the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, the Monitor Technician is responsible for the initiation, surveillance, and discontinuation of electrocardiograph monitoring on the Medical Surgical/Telemetry Unit. The Monitor Technician also performs clerical and support services for the unit. * Recognizes the purpose of employment is to prioritize the patient as number one. * Fulfills the duty and responsibility to maintain competence and to continue personal and professional growth. * Identifies and assists with opportunities for performance improvement activities on the unit and with other service areas. * Demonstrates fiscal responsibility by taking ownership of time management, decreasing waste (of time and supplies) and promoting cost effectiveness while maintaining patient safety and quality of care. * Demonstrates the ability to be an advocate for and strive to protect the health, safety and rights of the patient. * Interactions with patients and colleagues demonstrate compassion and respect for the inherent dignity, worth, and uniqueness of every individual, unrestricted by considerations of social or economic status or cultural beliefs. * Communicate effectively with other care providers (physicians, nurses, and satellite staff) to provide for continuity of patient care and to meet the needs of the customers we serve. * Demonstrates ability to fulfill requirements of attendance, punctuality, and timekeeping practices. * Behaviors and interactions demonstrate a positive attitude, personal initiative and motivation to achieve the goals of the unit. * To uphold the standards of the profession and organization and practice ethically and with integrity. * Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION: * Successful completion of electrocardiograph monitoring program or equivalent experience and training. EXPERIENCE: * 1 year of electrocardiograph monitoring experience in an acute care setting CERTIFICATIONS / LICENSE: * EKG certification

We offer a generous compensation package including: Vacation, 401k, Employee Stock Purchase Plan. Dental, vision, life and disability insurance, wellness resources and flexible spending accounts, along with other voluntary benefit options and programs

Title: Monitor Technician

Location: Texas-Houston-The Woman%27s Hospital of Texas- Houston

Requisition ID: 00162-73626