TECHN EKG/TELEM/MONITOR

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Location:
Dallas, TX US
Job ID:
97261
Department:
Central Monitoring Unit
Area of Interest:
Allied Health
Job Type:
Full Time
Qualifications:
Overview:
Texas Health Dallas

Qualifications/Duties:
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas is seeking an EKG/Telemetry/Monitor Tech for Full Time employment.

Hours: 3rd Shift

Required minimum education: High School Graduate or equivalent

Required minimum experience:
1 year experience in health care environment involving direct patient care or relevant training program.

Required license/certification:
Certified Cardiographic Technician (CCT)via Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) www.ccionline.org
or
National Certified ECG Technician (NCET) via National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)
www.ncctinc.com (or within 6 months of hire date. BLS certification.
And
Successful completion of Telemetry test within 30 days of hire

Required skills:
Perform resting ECG, ambulatory ECG monitoring and telemetry monitoring.
High degree of confidentiality, positive interpersonal skills, and ability to function in a fast paced environment. Computer skills and customer service skills

Job Duties/Responsibilities:
•      Maintains current licensure/certification as Certified Cardiographic Technician (CCT) through CCI. www.ccionline.org. or National Certified ECG Technician (NCET) through NCCT www.NCCtine.com .
• Obtains certification within 6 months of hire date.
• Maintains certification for BLS.
• Maintains and enhances technical skills
• Completes required competencies in a timely fashion. Identifies areas for self-improvement.
• Assists with department initiatives for equipment evaluation, process improvement. Meets requirements for Patient Safety Observation.
• Assist in the identification of ineffective and costly processes and takes action to improve.
• Projects a professional image. Uses appropriate etiquette when dealing with patients, family using age specific criteria.
• Adapts to changing needs of unit; patient census, workload, and crisis situations.
• Functions as preceptor of new MT and EKG techs.(if selected by supervisor).
• Flexible with scheduling to help meet departmental/patient needs.
• Adapts to changes in workload assignment to meet changing needs of the individual patient or the unit.
• Organizes work in partnership with team members.
• Adapts to changes in workload assignment to meet changing needs of the individual patient or the unit.


Entity Information:
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas is an 898-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical program leader, having provided compassionate care to the residents of Dallas and surrounding communities since 1966. A full-service regional referral center, Texas Health Dallas has approximately 3,500 employees and 1,100 physicians on its medical staff, and offers a full range of services, including cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, senior care, women's services and a renowned Level III neonatal intensive care unit. Texas Health Dallas has been recognized as a U.S. News and World Report Best Hospital in multiple specialties and is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers . The hospital is also a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, a certified Emergency Stroke Care center and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Dallas County in 2012.We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence
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