What we need: Under the supervision of the RN, continuously reviews the screens on the central monitoring station for changes/abnormalities in electrical wave tracings, records tracings and alerts RN to the noted changes, and places tracings on the patient’s medical records.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Admit and discharge patients to and from central monitor.
  • Watch central monitors to document and immediately report cardiac arrhythmias to unit via special telephone hot line connected to each unit where central monitoring is available.
  • Become familiar with each patient’s cardiac rhythm by running a rhythm strip of each patient at the beginning of each tour and when changes in rhythm occur.
  • Distribute and monitor the flow of telemetry transmitters and document the number of transmitters in use and available on hand.
  • Apply telemetry transmitters when necessary and assist staff as needed.
  • Troubleshoot malfunctions of telemetry and computers and report same to the nurse-in-charge/repair service if necessary.
  • Par-stock monitoring supplies.
  • Maintains BLS certification and assist in emergencies when requested.
  • While at the monitor, take message; reports; answer patient intercoms; and follow through unit’s “Dr. Pacemaker” protocol.


  • Graduation from a Senior High School or possession of a High School Equivalency Diploma and 2 years+ experience as an Electrocardiograph Technician (EKG Technician)
  • Current BLS certification.
  • Ability to establish interpersonal relationship with patients and co-workers.
  • Effective communication skills, oral, and written.

Note: We offer a competitive compensation package and the opportunity to work in a dynamic and supportive environment. If you meet the above qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply with your resume.

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