BryanRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Bryan jobs

Monitor Tech

Company: CHI St Joseph Health
Location: Bryan
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

OverviewCHI St. Joseph Health - College Station/Bryan TX Since 1936 CHI St. Joseph Health has been caring for the communities in Bryan, College Station, Brenham, Hearne, Navasota, Caldwell, Madisonville, and Bellville. With the area's only Level II Trauma Center, the first Joint Commission certified Primary Stroke Center, and the first accredited Chest Pain Center in the Brazos Valley; CHI St. Joseph Health is a leader in critical care and the largest provider of cardiovascular care in the region. As an integrated healthcare system, CHI St. Joseph Health includes a comprehensive network of over 100 employed providers including primary care physicians, specialists and advanced practice clinicians. The network includes more than 20 ambulatory clinics featuring primary care, a freestanding Emergency Room, Express Clinics, and imaging and diagnostic services.CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.ResponsibilitiesJOB SUMMARYResponsible for 1) interpretation and documentation of the continuous ECG monitoring 2) communication of rhythm changes to the assigned nurse and/or charge nurse 3) maintenance and cleaning of transmitters 4) assuring proper lead placement on patient for clear signal on the non-critical patients on Telemetry. Participates as a member of the team. ACCOUNTABILITIESESSENTIALCommunication: Alerts primary nurse to life threatening arrhythmias immediately. Alerts primary nurse to significant changes immediately. Communicates with primary nurse whenever an antiarrhythmic drug is given. Maintains good public relations with patients, families, visitors, doctors, and other employees. Provides an accurate report to oncoming shift and notes rhythm changes.Documentation: Obtains a brief history of patient and documents on Telemetry record. Is aware of lead placement and documents this in Telemetry record. Keeps track of patient's activity and notes such. Documents and labels a strip initially, every four hours and PRN.Professional & Educational: Clocks in and out per policy. Gets Director/AD approval before working overtime. Knows rationale and advantages of various lead placements. Knows current monitoring system and capabilities and has ability to troubleshoot system. Attends 100% of all mandatory meetings. Attends 6 or more unit meetings. Orients new personnel as assigned. Actively participates in Performance Improvement initiatives. Serves on Telemetry Documentation Team. Answers patient call light courteously and promptly. Assures that assigned nurse or designee responds promptly for patient needs. Maintains annual unit specific competencies. Completes annual Rhythm Interpretation Competency test with a score of 85%.Privacy: Assures privacy of all patient information to protect patient rights and meet HIPPA guidelines. Reports suspected violations immediately.Environment & Patient Safety: Maintains patient and work environment to maximize safe working space. Promptly removes all used and soiled equipment, linen, etc. to appropriate location. BMV scanning rates comply with current policy. Reports all patient safety and hazard concerns immediately.Supplies: Maintains accurate documentation of charges and supplies used to ensure adequate supply replacement and efficient use of allocated funds. Tests and recycles transmitter batteries. Physically examines &/or replaces patient transmitter leads to assure proper signal. Cleans and maintains transmitters according to vendor recommendations.Time Management: Clocks in and out according to policy to ensure work is started and completed on time and to lead by example. Obtains Director/designee/House Supervisor approval before working overtime shifts.QualificationsQUALIFICATIONSEducationRequired: Formal training program after high schoolMajorRequired: N/APreferred: NursingExperienceRequired: Minimal/No ExperiencePreferred: N/A

Keywords: CHI St Joseph Health, Bryan , Monitor Tech, Other , Bryan, Texas

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Texas jobs by following @recnetTX on Twitter!

Bryan RSS job feeds