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Monitor Technician, Central Telemetry, Saint Francis Hospital, Evanston

Date: Sep 13, 2019

Requisition ID: 66498

Ministry:  Presence St Francis Hospital

Location: Presence St Francis Hosp

Location Address:
355 Ridge Avenue, Evanston, IL  60202 United States (US)



Department: 20785060 Central Telemetry SFH 

Daily Hours: 12
Standard Hours: 24
Employment Status: Part-time 
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 tasks 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 Francis Hospital
Department Name: Central Telemetry SFH

Job Function: Nursing; Support Services 

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Technician, Clinic, Cardiac, Patient Care, EKG, Technology, Healthcare