Catholic Health Initiatives MONITOR TECH-HEALTH UNIT COORD (Centralized Monitoring) Full Time: 7p-7a (2510000649) in CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee

MONITOR TECH-HEALTH UNIT COORD (Centralized Monitoring) Full Time: 7p-7a (2510000649)


Job Summary:

The Monitor Technician is responsible for the continuous observation and documentation of cardiac rhythms and identification of any changes. As Training Specialist, conducts training sessions for all new hires and nursing personnel.

Essential Duties :

  • Set up telemetry equipment for new admissions according to established procedures.

  • Use knowledge of basic cardiac arrhythmia to interpret rhythm strips according to hospital policy.

  • Maintain documentation on telemetry patients.

  • Maintain correct flow of communication for quality patient care (i.e., troubleshooting, patient status, and quality issues)




  • High School graduate or equivalent.

  • Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.

  • Basic EKG class preferred.

Experience :

  • Knowledge of or experience in healthcare.

  • Typing skills preferred, but not required.

  • Telemetry experience preferred.

Licensure or Certification:

  • Successful completion of basic EKG class during probationary period then annually thereafter.

Equipment/Skills :

  • Use of computer, copier, fax, phone, printers, beepers, and Nurse Call System, Bed-tracking System, and telemetry equipment.

  • Good written/verbal communication skills including pleasant phone manners and effective organizational skills.

Additional Responsibilities :

  • Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.

  • Adheres to and exhibits our core values:

Reverence : Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us.

Integrity : Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness.

Compassion : Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community.

Excellence : Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.

  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.

  • Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines.

  • Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members.

  • Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community.

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity CBCHI


This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.

Job Clinical Support


Daily Schedule 7p-7a

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0172062

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.