Cardiac Monitor Tech – Neuroscience ICU 2 – 7p-7a – (2000008Q)
Primary Location: Tampa
Work Locations: TGH Main Campus, 1 Tampa General Circle, Tampa, FL 33606
Job: Nursing (Technical/Clerical)
Organization: TGH – Hospital
Shift: Night Job
Shift Hours: 7p-7a
Job Posting: May 15, 6:01:49 PM
Tampa General Hospital (TGH) is a private not-for-profit hospital and one of the most comprehensive medical facilities in West Central Florida serving a dozen counties with a population in excess of 4 million. As one of the largest hospitals in Florida, TGH is licensed for 1,007 beds, and with more than 8,000 employees, is one of the region’s largest employers.
TGH is the area’s only level I trauma center and one of just two ABA-verified adult & pediatric burn centers in Florida. With five medical helicopters*, we transport critically injured or ill patients from 23 surrounding counties to receive the advanced care they need. The hospital is home to one of the busiest solid organ transplant centers in the country. TGH is a nationally designated comprehensive stroke center, and has a 32-bed Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit. Other outstanding centers include cardiovascular, orthopedics, high risk and normal obstetrics, urology, ENT, endocrinology, and the Children’s Medical Center, which features a nine-bed pediatric intensive care unit and pediatric kidney transplant services. As the region’s leading safety net hospital, Tampa General is committed to providing area residents with world-class and compassionate health care ranging from the simplest to the most complex medical services.
Tampa General Hospital was named the #1 hospital in Tampa Bay by U.S. News & World Report, 2019-2020, and recognized as one of America’s Best Hospital’s in five medical specialties: Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Nephrology, Orthopedics, and Urology. Tampa General Hospital has been designated a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the highest recognition for nursing excellence, for the fourth consecutive time – an accomplishment that fewer than 1 percent of hospitals nationwide have earned. TGH is accredited by The Joint Commission and was awarded disease-specific certification in five medical specialties. TGH is also accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).
*Air transport provided by Metro Aviation, Inc.
The ICUs include Trauma, Neuroscience, Surgical, Medical, Vascular Cardiothoracic, Coronary Care, Burn, Pediatrics, and Neonatal Units. TGH has 143 intensive care unit beds. TGH is a level one Trauma Center, and a certified Regional Burn Center that excels in the care of critically ill patients.
Under general supervision, follows established policies, procedures and professional guidelines. Responsible for monitoring and identifying basic normal cardiac rhythms, dysrhythmias and lethal arrhythmias; reporting these findings to the appropriate personnel, and rhythm documentation and labeling per TGH policy. Performs customer service, receptionist and clerical/ secretarial activities. Serves as a communication resource for patients, visitors, family, and health care team members with the ability to triage communication priorities. Answers the telephone and patient intercom system. Alerts nursing staff to patient and family concerns and other calls, orders supplies and stock items as required. Dual role responsibilities will not be performed at the same time, but will be able to flex between the roles based on organizational needs. Also responsible for performing job duties in accordance with mission, vision and values of Tampa General Hospital.
High school diploma or GED required. Successful completion of EKG certification program or previous experience as a Monitor Technician in an acute care hospital and successful completion of a competency assessment required. Ability to accurately interpret rhythm strips and recognize changes required. Ability to demonstrate knowledge of basic computer skills, medical terminology and communicates effectively both verbally and in writing required. Can be a licensed Paramedic in Florida or a nationally recognized Paramedic.