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