Prime Healthcare

Monitor Tech - Telemetry

Facility Harlingen Medical Center
Location
US-TX-Harlingen
ID
2023-138022
Category
Clinical Tech
Position Type
Full Time
Shift
Nights
Job Type
Non-Exempt

Overview

CAPTURE 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

Join an award-winning team of dedicated professionals committed to our core values of quality, compassion and community! Harlingen Medical Center, a member of Prime Healthcare, offers incredible opportunities to expand your horizons and be part of a community dedicated to making a difference.

 

Harlingen Medical Center is a Level IV Trauma Designated hospital that specializes in Cardiovascular Service, Emergency Services, Neuroscience, Orthopedic Services, Radiology, Rehabilitation Services and Surgical Services. Harlingen Medical Center has provided high-quality “Patient Focused Care” to the residents of Western Cameron County for more than 15 years. Harlingen Medical Center, one of South Texas’s best kept secrets, offers patients the best of both worlds--a warm, caring environment, close to home while providing the wide range of services and expertise typically found in much larger facilities.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or other protected characteristics.  If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.  Know Your Rights: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2022-10/EEOC_KnowYourRights_screen_reader_10_20.pdf

Responsibilities

The Monitor Tech is an unlicensed person who performs indirect care in the department setting. Monitors cardiac rhythms via direct cardiac monitors. Meets the communication needs of the department. Transcribes physician orders in the absence of CPOE and EMR clinical documentation system. Verifies that lab tests and radiology tests have been ordered and done. Prepares and compiles records in Med/ Surg/ Telemetry. Orders supplies for the unit and prepares and completes each patient's chart for necessary forms needed on a daily basis. Able to assist nursing staff with indirect patient care duties as long as the activity does not distract from primary responsibility for dysrhythmia monitoring. *Note: May provide direct patient care under the direct supervision of the RN within scope of Certified Nursing Assistant if 1) possesses active CNA certification; 2) demonstrates annual competency in CNA duties and skills and 3) is relieved of Monitor Technician duties during the time of assisting the RN.

Qualifications

Education and Work Experience

  1. High School Diploma or Equivalent or related experience required for all new hires, effective April 2014.
  2. Current Dysrhythmia Interpretation Certificate within 30 days of hire and maintain current.
  3. Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.
  4. Six months previous experience in Healthcare or as Monitor Technician

*Note: May provide direct patient care under the direct supervision of the RN within scope of Certified Nursing Assistant if 1) possesses active CNA certification; 2) demonstrates annual competency in CNA duties and skills and 3) is relieved of Monitor Technician duties during the time of assisting the RN.

 

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