Baylor Scott & White Health Monitor Tech BUMC FT Nights Job in Dallas, Texas
The Monitor Technician for Baylor Scott and White Health (BSWH) monitors, records, interprets, and documents the electrocardiograph tracings of patients on telemetry monitors. The Monitor Technician recognizes and reports arrhythmias to medical/nursing staff. In addition, the Monitor Technician for BSWH has the following responsibilities:
Operates complex cardiac monitoring systems, including ECG rhythm screens, computerized dysrhythmia detection system, and rhythm printers.
Observes and documents ECG monitors according to established guidelines and reports to appropriate staff the necessary information such as patient name, room number, cardiac rhythm, dysrhythmia, and/or life-threatening situations.
Maintains equipment and monitors (including proper cleaning) and reports any malfunctions to the appropriate Biomed individual.
Sets up central station and monitors, including alarms, troubleshooting for false alarms, and improper lead placement.
Helps with rhythm interpretation and dysryhthmia detection. Labels monitor strips to indicate significant events such as defibrillation, electrical-cardioversion, CPR, and/or code medication administration.
Records information in patient log and maintains accurate, neat account of patient's cardiac monitoring status during episode of care. Identifies and records patient's rhythm and changes in patient rhythm and/or condition.
Knowledge of anatomy and physiology of the heart in relation to waves, complexes, time and voltage as shown through the conduction system and strip interpretation
Knowledge of telemetry services
Ability to work cooperatively with members of the healthcare delivery team.
Ability to handle frequent interruptions and adapt to changes in the workload and work schedules.
Ability to set priorities, make critical decisions, and respond quickly to emergencies.
Ability to handle difficult situations involving patients, physicians, or others in a professional manner.
The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain cooperative working relationships with internal and external customers. Must be an effective problem solver, team player and possess strong organizational skills.
- Location/Facility - Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas
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Specialty/Department/Practice - Central Monitoring
Shift/Schedule - Full Time Nights: Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday 7p-7a
Benefits - Our competitive benefits package includes*:
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
*Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation's exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it's accepting a calling
High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
Must be enrolled in appropriate educational program to receive Cardiac Rhythm Test within one year if current certification is not held.
As a health care system committed to improving the health of those we serve, we are asking our employees to model the same behaviors that we promote to our patients. As of January 1, 2012, Baylor Scott & White Health no longer hires individuals who use nicotine products.
We are an equal opportunity employer committed to ensuring a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.