Providence Health & Services Monitor Technician , EKG Technician in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Monitor Technician at Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland, OR. This is a full-time, night shift position. The schedule offered will be 7pm-7:30am (3, 12 hour shifts per week). You will also be required to participate in the team's weekend rotation.

In this position you will:

  • Be responsible for cardiac monitor surveillance for the telemetry unit and as assigned.

  • Be responsible for the reporting of any rhythm changes and potentially lethal rhythms to a Registered Nurse following the Telemetry Rhythm Notification Guidelines.

  • Interact directly with physicians regarding the interpretation of cardiac rhythm patterns or changes in patterns.

  • Other duties include but are not limited to:

  • Provide Situation, Background, Assessment, Recommendation Report (SBARR) to on-coming shift with visual verification of patient rhythm, accountability for all telemetry units

  • Assign telemetry pagers to telemetry system accurately

  • Assign patient data to the monitor system accurately

  • Run rhythm strips every shift

  • Maintain telemetry supplies

  • Assist nursing staff with pattern interpretation

  • Utilize Vocera technology to contact and communicate with staff members


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Successful completion of Basic Electrocardiogram (ECG) exam

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from the following authorized governing bodies: American Heart Association (AHA) - (BLS Provider), American Red Cross (ARC) - (BLS for Health Care Provider), or Military Training Network (MTN) – (Healthcare Provider) upon hire.

  • Basic medical terminology

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Cardiac monitoring, including interpretation of heart rhythms

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

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

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Night

Job Category: EKG and Monitor Techs

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 214384