Swedish Medical Center Monitor Technician - Medical Surgical Telemetry in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Monitor Technician to work for Medical Surgical Telemetry at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

This is a 0.6 FTE, evening shift position.

The Monitor Technician is responsible for providing back up and down time procedures in support of the continuous monitoring of a patients cardiac rhythm and oxygen saturation level, documenting clinical status including any significant changes and reporting changes to the Registered Nurse and/or Charge Nurse. Must successfully pass annual ECG competencies.

In this position you will:

  • Perform general secretarial and clerical duties in the patient care areas

  • Interact with patients, families and physicians and act as a liaison among members of the health care team, patients and families

  • Oversee the orderliness of work area and order forms and other clerical supplies

  • Set appropriate alarms and adjust arrhythmia detection criteria as appropriate for each patient

  • Maintain equipment and report malfunctions to charge nurse and clinical engineering

  • Assists with orientation of new HUC/MT staff and nursing staff and other duties as assigned by charge nurse, clinical supervisor or nurse manager


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school Diploma or GED

  • Successful completion of Basic Cardiac Arrhythmia Interpretation class (80% score or higher) If you have previous monitor technician experience, must pass a challenge exam (80% score or higher)

  • Experience in related healthcare setting in a clinical, clerical or service capacity

  • Knowledge of medical terminology

  • Working knowledge of Window’s based applications

  • Excellent customer service skills

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Previous experience using electronic medical record

About the First Hill Campus:

The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington state and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details


Our Mission

Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.

About Us

Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Evening

Job Category: EKG and Monitor Techs

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Main Bldg (WA145) 747 Broadway Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 194033