Monitor Tech - FT - Nights

Nursing Support (e.g., CNA’s, Phlebotomists, Transporters) Brownsville, Texas


Position at DHR Health


Under general supervision, the Monitor Technician is responsible for the initiation, continuous surveillance, and discontinuation of electro cardio graphic monitoring. 



  • High School diploma or equivalent is required
  • Must have current CPR or BLS competency training.
  • Employee will be required to pass competencies for this position.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English required
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with all levels of nursing, administration, and physicians
  • Must be sensitive to cultural and bilingual issues
  • Prefer hospital experience
  • Willingness to be crossed trained to other areas.



  • At least six (6) months experience as a Monitor Technician preferred.
  • Must be able to read, write and recognize various cardio graphic rhythms.



  • Promotes the facility mission, vision and values by effectively communicating them to others. Considers mission, vision and values in developing services, standards and practices.
  • Initiates electro cardio graphic monitoring when a physician’s order is received and validated.
  • Maintains continuous surveillance of EKG wave forms, with notification of responsible nursing personnel for dysrhythmia                                                            
  • Discontinues telemetry when ordered.                                    
  • Performs unit support duties as assigned, to include such activities as answering the telephone, responding to patient call system, responding to family and visitor requests, and maintaining a neat and orderly work environment.                                    
  • Utilizes knowledge of electro cardio graphic monitoring in the continuous surveillance of the telemetry patients, with accurate interpretation of rhythm.                                    
  • Utilizes computer system accurately, in entering required data for telemetry monitoring.                        
  • Monitors equipment for optimum effectiveness, with reporting of any problem with equipment to the appropriate supervise
  • Assists with the orientation of new employees.
  • Other duties as assigned.




(Monitor Tech) →        2. (Director)      →        3. (Vice President)