Monitor Technician
Swedish Medical Center - Seattle, WA

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Patient Services




Where you work matters!

Swedish Medical Center is looking for a

Monitor Technician at the Swedish First Hill campus in Seattle, WA.

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 ECG competencies.

In this position you will:
Set appropriate alarms and adjust arrhythmia detection criteria as appropriate for each patient

Assure that oxygen saturation and cardiac monitoring alarms are on at all times

Maintain equipment and report malfunctions to charge nurse and clinical engineering

Perform general secretarial and clerical duties in the patient care areas

Assist the nursing staff in coordinating the activity of the unit

Oversee clerical supplies


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


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 Non-Profit Mission: Improve the health and well-being of each person we serve., Our Vision: Demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.

About Us

Since 1910, Swedish has been a hallmark of excellence. In a research study conducted by the National Research Corp., Swedish is consistently named the area's best hospital, with the best doctors, nurses and overall care in many specialties.

Swedish has grown to become the largest non-profit health provider in the Greater Seattle area with 11,000 employees, more than 2,800 physicians and 1,700 volunteers.

Swedish is committed to being the best place to receive care, and also the best place to work. We reward our employees with generous compensation and benefits, individualized orientation, education and a supportive work environment., Swedish has a non-discrimination policy and is an Equal Opportunity Employer., Excellent benefit package, EOE, non-smoking, and a drug-free workplace.

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