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Monitor Technician - Telemetry

Job ID: 88362
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Per Diem - Relief
Shift: Evening
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 0.00
Benefit Eligibility: Select benefits

Job Description


PeaceHealth is seeking a Monitor Technician - Telemetry for a Per Diem/Relief, 8 Hour, Evening position. 

Job Summary

This position is responsible for obtaining and interpreting cardiac physiological monitoring data, documenting any changes in arrhythmias and reporting problems to a registered nurse or physician. Responsible for assessing and maintaining equipment to ensure proper function.

Essential Functions

  • Operate the appropriate monitoring device in accordance with physician orders. Expert at using all functions of central monitoring equipment.
  • Observes monitors continually, detecting and documenting any changes in heart rhythm and arrhythmias according to department standards. Identifies and interprets EKG and relays pertinent information to physician or nurse according to department standards.
  • Assists physicians in viewing rhythm history.
  • Orients staff to central monitoring capability and role of Monitor Tech.
  • Perform clerical duties as assigned which may include processing admissions, discharges and transfers.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • High School Diploma Preferred or equivalent 
  • Preferred: Completion of Nurse Aide, Medical Assistant or equivalent program 
  • Required: Completion of EKG class and monitoring equipment class within 1 month of hire


  • Preferred: Experience in healthcare setting, preferably work within cardiology specialty 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs


  • Required Upon Hire: Basic Life Support


  • Basic computer skills including MS Office applications. (Required)
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely. (Required)
  • Basic knowledge of anatomy/physiology of the heart. (Required)

Working Conditions


  • Patient handling no greater than 35 lbs. without the use of assistive equipment and/or devices (NIOSH).
  • Fine motor skills to be able to grasp and control medical equipment and perform precise procedures.
  • Push/Pull: Frequently up to 45 lbs. force (i.e., WOW, medical carts).
  • Perform hands on CPR at least 20 mins using 100-125 lbs. of force (National Assoc. of EMS Physicians and AHA) Frequency should be seldom or occasionally.
  • Ability to move around area with frequent sitting.
  • Bending/ stooping/ squatting/ reaching/ kneeling frequently.
  • Lifting (non-patient) up to 20 lbs. occasionally and 5 lbs. frequently.

Environmental Conditions

  • Exposure to biohazard, body fluids and airborne particles.
  • Must be able to complete tasks in a noisy environment.


  • Vision and hearing required within normal limits (glasses, contacts, hearing aids permitted).
  • Ability to communicate and exchange accurate information.

The salary range for this job opening at PeaceHealth is $20.61 – $30.93. The hiring rate is dependent upon several factors, including but not limited to education, training, work experience, terms of any applicable collective bargaining agreement, seniority, etc.

This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers. The benefits included in positions less than 0.5 FTE are 403b retirement plan for caregiver contributions; wellness benefits, discount program, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

PeaceHealth requires a completed Primary Vaccine Series (e.g., 2 dose monovalent Pfizer, Moderna or Novavax series or 1 dose J&J vaccine series) or be Up to Date (receiving the most recent Pfizer/Moderna bivalent vaccine/booster) for COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. PeaceHealth has a medical and religious exemption request process for those that are unable to receive the COVID-19 primary vaccine series due to medical/religious reasons. For caregivers that will be working in Oregon there is a personal vaccine exemption form that may be requested.

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