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Monitor Tech

UMC Health System


Location:
Lubbock, TX
Date:
06/21/2018
2018-06-212018-07-21
Job Code:
7211
Categories:
  • Healthcare
UMC Health System
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Job Details

Title: Monitor Tech
JobID: 7211
Description:
  • About UMC
    UMC is the leader in comprehensive healthcare delivery in West Texas and Eastern New Mexico. UMC is home to the region’s only Level I Trauma Center, the Timothy J. Harnar Regional Burn Center, the Southwest Cancer Center, Heart Center, Pediatric Level II Trauma Center, and the UMC Children’s Hospitals by delivery of state-of-the-art sophisticated patient care. UMC has a strong and enduring partnership with Texas Tech University which helps assist UMC’s mission and supports Tech’s academic pursuit of education and research.  UMC is accredited annually thorough Det Norsek Veritas (DNV), a national integrated accreditation for health care organizations. UMC Health System employs 3,890 individuals on our team.  The system has been honored among the Best Places to Work in Texas and is proud of their high patient and employee satisfaction.  We hope you will choose UMC Health System, where “Service is Our Passion”!

    UMC’s Mission, Vision and Standards Include:
    Vision Statement:
    To Serve Our Patients in the Best Teaching Hospital in the Country
     
    Mission Statement:
    Service is our passion. We serve by providing safe, high quality care to all, achieving excellent financial performance, and training tomorrow’s healthcare professionals.
     
    Standards of Excellence:
    Attitude, Communication, Responsiveness, Compassion, Teamwork, Ownership, Safety and Respect

    General Job / Performance Information
  • Education and Experience
    • High School Diploma or GED. Must have knowledge of cardiac anatomy and physiology and in depth knowledge of cardiac electrophysiology and interpretation of cardiac arrhythmias.
  • Environmental / Working Conditions
    • Work is inside. Hours of duty may be irregular when assistance in covering various shifts is necessary. Exposure to blood born pathogens is of medium risk.
  • Interaction with Other Departments and Other Relationships
    • This position requires close interaction with the medical staff, nursing staff, and ancillary departments in order to facilitate a quality multidisciplinary approach to patient care.
  • Job Description
    • Responsible for operation of central monitor station in CICU. Continuous observation of all patient parameters for patients on telemetry throughout the hospital including the adult ICUs. Reporting of patient changes to the responsible nurse and/or physician.
  • Required Licensures / Certifications / Registrations
    • Monitor Technician Course preferred. Successful completion of the Monitor Technician BKAT with a score of 80% or higher within the first 6 months of employment.
  • Physical Capabilities
    • Work is mostly sedentary; visual acuity required to watch monitors, interpret EKG strips and observe patients for lead placement problems; talking and hearing essential for reporting arrhythmias and following instructions; motor coordination necessary to document strips, and work with monitor console.
  • Skills and Abilities
    • Must have knowledge of operation and trouble shooting of central station monitors.

Job Type: Full time
Category: Allied Health
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