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Job Title: Monitor Technician

Job Summary: The Monitor Technician is responsible for monitoring and interpreting cardiac rhythms and other vital signs of patients in a healthcare setting. They work closely with nurses and physicians to ensure accurate and timely reporting of patient data.


  • Monitor and interpret cardiac rhythms and other vital signs of patients using specialized equipment
  • Notify nurses and physicians of any changes or abnormalities in patient data
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of patient data
  • Assist with the placement and removal of cardiac monitoring equipment
  • Perform routine maintenance and troubleshooting of monitoring equipment
  • Communicate effectively with healthcare team members to ensure timely and accurate reporting of patient data


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of a Monitor Technician training program or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of cardiac rhythms and other vital signs
  • Ability to operate and troubleshoot monitoring equipment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Attention to detail and accuracy

Physical Demands: The Monitor Technician may be required to stand or sit for extended periods of time and may need to lift or move equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment: The Monitor Technician works in a healthcare setting and may be exposed to infectious diseases and hazardous materials. They may also be required to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Monitor Technician

What is the best way to find and hire a Monitor Technician near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Monitor Technician applicants. Employers posting their Monitor Technician job on Indeed get about 15 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Monitor Technician applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Monitor Technician are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 9 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 16 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Monitor Technician positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Monitor Technician role?
SMS has 87% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Monitor Technician job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Monitor Technicians are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 103% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Monitor Technician applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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