Monitor Tech (MT)/Unit Clerk - PRN in Conroe, TX at Cornerstone Healthcare Group

Date Posted: 7/15/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Cornerstone Healthcare Group, based in Dallas, Texas, was founded in 1990 and provides excellent healthcare services to our patients, residents and their families.

Our employees make a difference, join us so you can too! We pride ourselves on our quality of care, responsive service, and commitment to excellence. We treat each employee, patient and resident like we would a member of our own family, and measure our success by the direct impact we have on improving the quality of life for our employees, patients and residents.

Who We Are

Cornerstone Healthcare Group is a leading long term acute care hospital group (LTAC) committed to improving the health and well-being of patients by providing an environment of continuous process improvement, teamwork, integrity, fiscal responsibility and endless customer service.  Cornerstone, with its recent merger of Solara Healthcare, is headquartered in Dallas and owns 18 hospitals in Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Arizona, West Virginia and Oklahoma. 

Responsibilities

The Monitor Technician is responsible for recognition and interpretation of cardiac rhythms in a facility with a patient population of ages ranging from 18 years to geriatric experiencing medically complex conditions, general medical-surgical conditions, with rehabilitation and/or wound care needs.

The Monitor Technician duties include:

  • Assume responsibility for watching monitors continuously
  • Monitors heart rhythm patterns of patients on telemetry or cardiac monitoring equipment and reports outcomes.
  • Responds to alarms and immediately notify Licensed nurses of significant change, condition or rhythm.
  • Runs EKG strips on shift as well as provide initial EKG interpretation
  • Monitors other alarms and call lights as requested.
  • Perform additional duties assigned

Qualifications

Education and/or Experience: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent required. 
  • Successful completion of a Monitor Technician Course or Basic Arrhythmia Interpretation Competency is required. 
  • Previous experience as a Certified Nursing Assistant, EMT or paramedic preferred. 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: 

Basic Life Support Certification required.