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Monitor Tech

Company: Las Palmas Medical Center
Location: El Paso
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionIntroductionAre you looking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application for our Monitor Tech opening with Las Palmas Medical Center today and find out what it truly means to be a part of the HCA Healthcare team.BenefitsAt Las Palmas Medical Center, we want to ensure your needs are met. We offer eligible colleagues an attractive benefit package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Personal Leave
  • 401K(100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans
  • Employee Discounts including Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc.
  • Home, Auto, and Pet Insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability coverage
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Legal Benefits and lots more!Learn more about Employee BenefitsWe are seeking a(an) Monitor Tech for our team to ensure that we continue to provide all patients with high quality, efficient care. Did you get into our industry for these reasons? We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply!Job Summary and QualificationsPOSITION SUMMARY:The Critical Care Tech provides basic patient care under the direction of the RN/LVN in accordance with the philosophy, goals, objectives, and policies and procedures of Las Palmas Medical Center. As the Monitor Technician, will also be responsible for monitoring the Sepsis Prevention and Optimization of Therapy (SPOT) application. SPOT requires continuous observation and real time feedback to RNs requiring possible sepsis intervention.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
    • Demonstrates knowledge and application of intermediate patient care, to include vital signs, cardiac monitoring and basic EKG.
    • Participates in the unit based Quality Improvement process.
    • Practices, endorses and provides customer service skills to patients, visitors, physicians and staff.
    • Demonstrates knowledge and respect of patient's right to privacy and protection of patient's confidentiality.
    • Plans, organizes and communicates changes in patient's heart rate and rhythm to the Registered Nurse.
    • Monitors and documents EKG heart rate and rhythm for every monitored patient every 4 hours.
    • Troubleshoots patient monitoring equipment and notifies biomedical engineering promptly of any unresolved equipment issues. Responds immediately to Sepsis Prevention and Optimization of Therapy alerts with accurate tier placement and notification to RN.
    • Responds immediately to Sepsis Prevention and Optimization of Therapy alerts with accurate tier placement and notification to RN.REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS
      • BCLS Certified
      • Passing of EKG Exam within 6 months of employmentREQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
        • High school diploma or equivalent
          • Preferred clinical and technical skills appropriate to job.
          • Rhythm recognitionLas Palmas Medical Center is a 300+ bed full-service hospital in El Paso. It is home to the region's only kidney transplant center. The facility offers a range of services including emergency care with a Level III trauma center, cardiac care, women's services, pediatric care and NICU, cancer care, and more. Las Palmas Medical Center is part of Las Palmas Del Sol Healthcare. We are a leading healthcare provider for El Paso and the surrounding region that is part of HCA Healthcare.HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses."Across HCA Healthcare's more than 2,000 sites of care, our nurses and colleagues have a positive impact on patients, communities and healthcare.
            Together, we uplift and elevate our purpose to give people a healthier tomorrow."- Jane Englebright, PhD, RN CENP, FAAN
            Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing ExecutiveIf you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply for our Monitor Tech opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be directly contacted by a member of our team. We are interviewing apply today!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: Las Palmas Medical Center, El Paso , Monitor Tech, Other , El Paso, Texas

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