Monitor Technician (Ekg Tech)

HCA Texas City , TX 77591

Posted 5 months ago

Mainland Medical Center " Texas City, TX

Monitor Tech Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

Founded in 1952, Mainland Medical Center has been part of Galveston County for more than 55 years. Originally a 90-bed hospital, we have grown to a 223 bed acute care facility offering quality, compassionate care with state-of-the-art services. Our services include inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty services. Mainland Medical Center is part of the HCA Gulf Division, a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, emergency centers, cancer centers, and diagnostic imaging facilities. It offers a complete continuum of specialized health programs and services that meet the needs of Greater Houston and South Texas residents and businesses. Our growth is truly a reflection of the changing needs of our community, our patients and rapidly advancing medical technology. Our services include:

  • Breast Care Center

  • Cardiovascular Services

  • Center for Sleep Disorders

  • Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine

  • Emergency Services

  • Level II Neonatal Intermediate Care Unit

  • Occupational Health and Wellness

  • Senior Mental Health

  • Womens Services

Mainland Medical Center is currently looking for a Monitor Tech " Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

Responsibilities:

  • Maintains patient telemetry records. Accurately evaluates, analyzes, and posts rhythm strips every 4 hours and with rhythm changes. Notifies Charge Nurse appropriately and in a timely manner ectopy, rhythm changes.

  • Respects and supports patient rights while practicing principles of patient and employee confidentiality.

  • Recognizes ethical dilemmas, utilizes available resources, and seeks assistance in dealing with them.

  • Practices and promotes infection control measures and body mechanics.

  • Assists in maintenance of a safe and clean environment under the direction and supervision of a licensed nurse.

  • Performs clerical duties

  • Maintains patient/unit records

  • Competently and consistently completes accurate, concise, and legible documentation on all patient, unit, and Hospital records.

  • Supports/participates in unit-based continuous quality improvement activities.

  • Functions as an interdependent and supportive team member.

  • Assists in maintaining a positive learning environment.

  • Exchanges constructive feedback with peers.

  • Assumes responsibility for remaining current on job-related knowledge and skills and ongoing education/inservice/credentialing/certification/licensure requirements.

  • Telephone and call lights answered promptly with dissemination of information to appropriate personnel in a professional and courteous manner.

  • Requests supplies to be ordered.

  • Performs related duties as required/assigned.

  • Adheres to and complies with HCA's Code of Conduct as part of the Ethics and Compliance Program. Attends annual training sessions.

Qualifications:

  • One year of expereince as a Monitor Tech preferred.

  • Unit Secretary experience preferred.

  • EKG and BLS certification required.

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