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Telemetry Monitoring Technician - Nights

Company: Memorial Hermann Health System Careers
Location: Sugar Land
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

At Memorial Hermann, we pursue a common goal of delivering high quality, efficient care while creating exceptional experiences for every member of our community. When we say every member of our community, that includes our employees. We know that when our employees feel cared for, heard and valued, they are inspired to create moments that exceed expectations, while prioritizing safety, compassion, personalization and efficiency. If you want to advance your career and contribute to our vision of creating healthier communities, now and for generations to come, we want you to be a part of our team.

Job Summary

Coordinates and maintains specialized advanced technical skills, monitoring patients ECG rhythms, interpreting results, and communicating effectively with the healthcare team as determined by department procedure.Job Description

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Completion of a Telemetry Monitoring Technician education program or one (1) year of related experience required

Licenses/Certifications: (None)

Experience / Knowledge / Skills:

  • Knowledge of ECG rhythms, as well as knowledge of the monitoring system and the ability to review trends and alarms.
  • Ability to perform duties requiring prolonged and/or extensive sitting, standing, and walking.

    Principal Accountabilities
    • Provides precise continual surveillance and analysis of cardiac rhythms on electrocardiographic central monitoring station, documenting per established procedure; interprets ECG rhythms, recognizes significant ECG events.
    • Escalates significant or life-threatening changes immediately, utilizing appropriate ECG algorithm, to a Registered Nurse, as appropriate; communicates information in a clear, concise and accurate manner to the responsible individual within established timeframe.
    • Obtains rhythm strips per hospital cardiac telemetry procedure; operates and troubleshoots all functions of the telemetry monitoring system; accounts for all monitors at the end of each assigned shift.
    • Admits, transfers, and discharges patient and enters all required information in telemetry monitoring system.
    • Provides and ensures the highest level of service according to established service standards, optimizing the patient experience.
    • Successfully completes MHHS dysrhythmia examination.
    • Performs other duties as assigned, within scope of responsibility and clinical competency.
    • Ensures safe care to patients, staff and visitors; adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and standards within budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service.
    • Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff.
    • Demonstrates commitment to caring for every member of our community by creating compassionate and personalized experiences. Models Memorial Hermann's service standards by providing safe, caring, personalized and efficient experiences to patients and colleagues.
    • Other duties as assigned.

Keywords: Memorial Hermann Health System Careers, Sugar Land , Telemetry Monitoring Technician - Nights, Professions , Sugar Land, Texas

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