7PM - 7AM
Monitor Technician - Monitoring Central Telemetry
CHRISTUS Santa Rosa
CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital San Marcos
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Monitor Technician - Monitoring Central Telemetry Job in San Marcos
CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital – San Marcos, which originated in 1923 as Hays County Soldiers, Sailors and Marines Memorial Hospital, opened at its current Wonder World Drive location in 1983. Our staff of more than 700 Associates works with more than 300 active and consulting physicians to provide quality services to patients and their families. For more than 20 consecutive years, we have been named The Best Hospital in Hays County in the annual “Best of Hays” publication released by the San Marcos Daily Record. In addition to interventional cardiac services, CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital – San Marcos is a Certified Chest Pain Center and an accredited Primary Stroke Center. We lead the region in da Vinci robotic-assisted surgery and offers a variety of specialty care services including medical imaging, rehabilitation, hospice, women’s services and more.
Provides continual surveillance of electronic monitors for one or more patients in a centralized telemetry monitoring station, with the ability to recognize normal and abnormal rhythms. Documents changes in rhythm and reports these changes timely and according to established protocol. Requires thorough knowledge of arrhythmia recognition. Responsible for assuring monitoring equipment and supplies are available and ready for use. May also provide pulse oximetry monitoring and reporting.
· High school diploma or equivalent required
· Must possess good written and oral communication skills
· EKG/arrhythmia interpretation background highly preferred
· Basic knowledge of medical terminology preferred
· Successful completion of an EKG class required within 90 days of hire/transfer date
· BLS certification preferred (AHA)