Monitor Technician, Telemetry Technicians, Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center, Chicago:
Presence Health

Presence Health
Chicago Illinois

Requisition ID: 44701

Location: Presence St Mary Chicago

Location Address:
2233 West Division Street, Chicago, IL  60622 United States (US)


Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 0
Employment Status: PRN / Registry 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Night



The Monitor Technician is responsible for on-going surveillance of patient cardiac monitors and provides nursing staff or clinicians with immediate notification of any changes in cardiac rhythms.



  • Demonstrates ability to interpret, communicate, and document patient rhythm information correctly and takes the proper action by following the policy and protocols in place.
  • Evaluates patient responses to all interventions, and anticipates patient care problems as emergent rhythm changes.
  • Completes monitor logs and rhythm analysis documentation. Obtains EKG strips from telemetry patients at least once per shift and captures any changes in rhythm or rate of ecotype.
  • Evaluates patient responses to all interventions, and anticipates patient care problems as emergent rhythm changes.
  • Demonstrates competence in the use of the monitoring equipment. Performs all operational functions to maintain the workstation monitor equipment. Monitors and maintains the telemetry equipment, including batteries and paper supplies.



This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all task and functions. Other duties may be assigned.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience                                                             

High School diploma or GED required. Training program in arrhythmia recognition required within two months of hire.  


Computer Skills                                                          

Knowledge of Microsoft Office software.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.



Business Unit: Presence St Mary Hosp SMEMC
Department Name: Telemetry Technicians PSMEMC

Basic Qualifications