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Monitor Technician - Staffing Office - Nursing - Full time - Nights

Company: St. Joseph Health Covenant Health
Location: Lubbock
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Covenant Health is seeking a full time, night shift Monitor Technician with the Staffing Office - Nursing Department at Covenant Medical Center. Job Summary: Responsible for the observation of cardiac / hemodynamic monitors and patient activity on a video monitors if applicable. Reports any unusual activity to nurse or charge nurse. Documents according to unit policy. If applicable to unit, performs stat EKG's as needed. Essential Functions: + Provides observation of cardiac monitors to maintain consistent knowledge of any changes in monitor patterns and any potential lethal or dangerous dysrhythmias. Does not leave monitors unattended.+ Records, documents, and files rhythm strips according to policy and procedure in an accurate, legible, and timely manner in the medical record+ Communicates patient safety issues, and problems, broken equipment, etc. to charge nurse, patient care nurse, and/or nurse manager.+ Admits and discharges patients into the monitor bank expediently upon admission or discharge and assigns telemetry boxes if on a telemetry unit in an efficient and timely manner.+ Answers phones and patient call system if applicable to the unit in a courteous and professional manner.+ Collects and documents statistical information for the Nurse Manager for monthly reports.+ Under the direction of the RN, initiates follow-up phone calls to patients, directing clinical questions and/or problems to the licensed nurse. Minimum Position Qualifications: _Education_ :+ Coursework/Training - Successful completion of cardiac dysrhythmia course or monitor technician course_Licenses and Certifications:_+ BLS (AHA) certification within 30 days of hire Preferred Position Qualifications: _Education:_+ H.S. Diploma or GED_Experience_ :+ Acute care monitor technician experienceCovenant Health is celebrating over 100 years of serving Lubbock and our South Plains region. As the oldest and largest health system in Lubbock and the region, we currently employ over 5,200 people with a medical staff of over 600 physicians.For over 100 years, Covenant has been driven by a mission of providing a Christian ministry of healing and caring for the whole person - mind, body and spirit. Our vision and differentiator is we are the only faith-based, integrated health network in the West Texas/eastern New Mexico region dedicated to a Christian ministry of healing.As an expression of our mission, we believe we hold an important Covenant with our patients and try and treat every interaction as Sacred Encounters.Our ministry includes six hospitals with over 1,100 licensed beds:Covenant Medical Center - CMCCovenant Children'sCovenant SpecialtyCovenant Plainview - PLVCovenant Levelland - LVLTrustpoint (joint venture: Rehab Hospital of Lubbock)Covenant Medical Group (CMG)Covenant Health PartnersHospice of LubbockCovenant Health's total service area includes 25 counties that covers most of West Texas and eastern New Mexico. The service area covers approximately 750,000 people and approximately 35,000 square miles.Covenant provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Covenant complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Positions specified as "on call, per diem" refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis" to fill in for staff pany: Covenant HealthCategory: EKG and Monitor TechsReq ID: R331545

Keywords: St. Joseph Health Covenant Health, Lubbock , Monitor Technician - Staffing Office - Nursing - Full time - Nights, Other , Lubbock, Texas

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