About Texas Children's HospitalSince 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years. Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation. To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.
We are searching for a Monitor Technician-someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll manage telemetry equipment and monitor patients. You will provide clerical assistance, medical records management, order communication, charge posting, and coordinate ancillary testing/procedures.
Think you have what it takes?
Job Duties & Responsibilities
• Demonstrate problem-solving skills with telemetry equipment as daily measured by observation and documentation
• Act as a resource to telemetry equipment
• Demonstrate accurate interpretation of EKG patterns as measured through daily observation by charge nurse and/or physician review with less than two exceptions annually (measured according to difficulty in interpretation).
• Identifies any changes in patient’s monitored rhythm accurately and immediately as measured by review of log by charge nurse and/or physician with less than two exceptions annually.
• Obtains and gives report to appropriate charge nurse and/or nurse every shift regarding patients rhythm status as measured through documentation
• Positively interacts with other members of the health care team, in order to meet the needs of the patient and family
• Pulls and documents appropriate information (patients name, diagnosis, reason for telemetry, and rhythm) every two hours on telemetry log as measured through documentation
• Maintain visitor log and entry logs
Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption
A high school diploma or equivalent
• Knowledge of medical terminology
• Previous Monitor Tech/Telemetry experience is strongly preferred
• Competency Test will be given annually
Ability to operate the following equipment:
• Computer and Fax
• Multi-line phone system