HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Monitor Tech - Progressive Care Unit PRN in Dallas, Texas
Medical City Dallas Monitor / Telemetry Tech Shift: PRN
Monitor, interpret and report data from telemetry monitor systems
Recognize rhythms with the potential to alter the patient’s physiologyand report to licensed staff immediately
Document rhythm status per routine, for all changes and upon request during emergent patient interventions
Report changes in pulse oximetry data to appropriate licensed personnel
Follow procedure for application to patient and troubleshooting monitoring equipment
Perform clerical, technical and communication functions as directed by the licensed staff
Act as a unit receptionist, answering phone and page system
Maintain stock supplies for monitoring area
Maintain a safe work environment
Initiate Basic Life Support when necessary
Certified as telemetry technician by recognized program or the organization identified equivalent work experience.
Current BLS issued by the American Heart Association required.
This semi-skilled person must be able to communicate with many levels of hospital personnel, patient and family in an age appropriate manner.
On the job orientation is necessary with a minimum of two weeks required.
Must exercise some independent judgment in determining the sequence of job activities within the workday.
Reasoning, mathematical and language skills are required at a level 3.
Rhythm interpretation and communication of changes with the potential to alter the patient’s physiology and report to licensed staff immediately are required.
Competency assessment of rhythm interpretation skills required prior to monitoring patients without supervision of licensed staff.
Job: *Nursing Support
Title: Monitor Tech - Progressive Care Unit PRN
Location: Texas-Dallas-Medical City - Dallas
Requisition ID: 01505-99445