Lead Cardiac Monitor Tech - F/T Nights - Central Telemetry - Ben Taub Hospital
Harris Health System is the public healthcare safety-net provider established in 1966 to serve the residents of Harris County, Texas. As an essential healthcare system, Harris Health champions better health for the entire community, with a focus on low-income uninsured and underinsured patients, through acute and primary care, wellness, disease management and population health services. Ben Taub Hospital (Level 1 Trauma Center) and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital (Level 3 Trauma Center) anchor Harris Health’s robust network of 39 clinics, health centers, specialty locations and virtual (telemedicine) technology. Harris Health is among an elite list of health systems in the U.S. achieving Magnet® nursing excellence designation for its hospitals, the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered clinics and health centers and its strong partnership with nationally recognized physician faculty, residents and researchers from Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; and the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine at the University of Houston.
Skills / Requirements
Oversee and support CMT in the Central Monitor Unit. The LCMT takes a leadership role in rhythm interpretation dysrhythmia recognition, and continuous education of assigned LCMT. The LCMT supports CMT's during recognition of lethal cardiac rhythms by verifying lethal cardiac rhythms alarms and alarm settings. The LCMT monitors documentation of assigned CMT's. LCMT assist with trouble shooting of telemetry equipment and lead placement on the telemetry inpatient units.
a. Education: High School Diploma or GED and completion of Cardiac Monitor Technician training course or equivalent coursework (i.e.
Electrocardiography course) from an accredited school or accredited online program required.
- Certified Rhythm Analysis Technician through Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) required upon hire OR Certified Cardiographic Technician (CCT)
- Basic Life Support from a hospital- based American Heart Association (AHA) or Red Cross approved program.
Work Experience: Five (5) years related experience in a hospital required.
Management Experience: One (1) year of management or supervisor experience preferred
Equipment Operated: Area-specific
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)
Analytical, Medical Terms, Mathematics, PC, Typing
Work Schedule: Weekends, Holidays, Flexible, On call, Overtime