Monitor Technician

Cornerstone Healthcare Group

Brownsville, TX

JOB DETAILS
HEADQUARTERS
Brownsville, TX, US
LOCATION
Brownsville, TX
POSTED
5 days ago
Job Details
Experienced
Solara Hospital of Brownsville - Brownsville, TX
Full Time
Night
Nursing
Description

About Us

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.

 

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.

  • 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

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Ability to project a professional image.
  • Working knowledge and ability to apply professional standards of practice in job situations.
  • Organizational and analytical skills.
  • Working knowledge of personal computer and software applications used in job functions (Word processing, graphics, databases, spreadsheets, etc.)
  • Persons who have been found guilty by a court of law of abusing, neglecting, or mistreating individuals in a health care related setting are ineligible for employment in this position.
  • Freedom from illegal use of drugs.
  • Freedom from use of and effects of use of drugs and alcohol in the workplace.

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.

About the Company

Cornerstone Healthcare Group

Company Profile Cornerstone Healthcare Group, based in Dallas, Texas, was founded in 1990 and operates in three divisions: Long-Term Acute Care Hospitals, Senior Living, and Behavioral Health. We pride ourselves on our quality of care, responsive service, and commitment to excellence. We treat each 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 patients and residents. We operate our business according to a few key principles: We operate a patient and resident-centered business, which means that we organize our business processes to deliver an exceptional patient experience and superior quality of life and care. We are committed to making Cornerstone a “Great Place to Work.” We believe that satisfied and engaged employees are more productive and deliver better care to our patients and residents. We hire employees who have a passion to deliver superior patient and resident care and understand that patient and resident satisfaction is our number one priority. We have a relentless focus on continuous improvement and actively seek to adopt new best practices to improve quality, efficiency, and effectiveness. We are on a journey to transform Cornerstone from a Good Company to a Great Company. We are not satisfied with being good when we have the capability to be great. Cornerstone is an equal opportunity employer who seeks to recruit, train and retain talented individuals who share our passion for quality and responsive patient care. We firmly believe that the success of our Company begins with our employees. Cornerstone is actively pursuing opportunities to build or acquire additional post-acute services. To discuss business opportunities, contact Steve Jakubcanin, President, at steve.jakubcanin@chghospitals.com.

COMPANY SIZE
2,500 to 4,999 employees
INDUSTRY
Healthcare Services
EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
Prescription Drug Coverage, Employee Referral Program, Life Insurance, Free Food and Coffee, Subsidized Commuting, Employee Events, Flexible Schedules, Medical, Dental and Vision, Maternity/Paternity Paid Leave, On Site Cafeteria, Parking , Long Term Disability, Gym Memberships, Paid Holidays, Paid sick days, Flexible Spending Accounts, Vacation/paid time off, Mobile Phone Discount, Professional Development, Tuition Reimbursement, 401K, Merchandise Discounts, Retirement / Pension Plans, Military Leave
FOUNDED
1990
WEBSITE
http://www.chghospitals.com/careers