Oregon Health & Science University

Telemetry Monitor Technician, Cardiovascular Intermediate Care Unit

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Hospital/Clinic Support
Position Type
Regular Part-Time
Job Type
AFSCME union represented
Cardiovascular Intermediate Care Unit
Salary Range
$20.21 - $27.33 per hour
Monday, Friday & Saturday
HR Mission
Drug Testable

Department Overview

Come work at Oregon's #1 ranked hospital!

OHSU is more than Oregon's only comprehensive academic health center. It’s an entire community of people dedicated to a single cause. Each of us are here to improve the health and well-being of people in Oregon, and beyond. Our core values of quality, service, transparency and diversity are essential in what we do, but ultimately important because of why we are here. We are here to serve. We are here to innovate. We are here to lead. We are looking forward to the dynamic impact you will make by joining OHSU.

Function/Duties of Position

  • The 7C/11K Monitor Technician (MT)/HUC is part of the health care team, providing support as the telemetry technician and Health Unit Coordinator.
  • You will assist nursing staff through constant observation of the telemetry monitoring system.
  • You will constantly observe hospital-wide telemetry, including:
    • Rhythm and rate identification
    • Documentation
    • Immediate notification to nursing staff of any changes in the patient’s telemetry pattern
  • On 7C/11K, the MTs are cross-trained and serve as HUCs, where they provide unit clerical support, unit communication, and other miscellaneous activities including those outlined in the HUC position description.

Required Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • ECG monitoring experience and/or previous ECG interpretation course
  • Completion of the OHSU rhythm interpretation exam in order to be considered
  • Demonstrated proficiency in computer skills and knowledge of medical terminology
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills
  • Demonstrated collaboration & team work skills
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to sit for long periods of time
  • Able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation
  • Current allied health science student with completion of a medical-surgical clinical rotation
  • Paramedic, EMT, EKG Technician, CNA, or military medic experience.
  • One (1) year experience as Telemetry Tech in an acute care facility
  • Telemetry certification
  • EMT certification
  • Current unencumbered Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification

Additional Details

Generous Benefits Package Including:
• Comprehensive medical, dental & vision care plans. Covered 100% for full-time employees and 88% for dependents
• $25K of term life insurance provided at no cost to the employee
• Retirement: Choose between pension plan or employee matching voluntary savings plan
• Vacation - Up to 200 hors per year depending on length of service
• Sick Leave - Up to 96 hours per year
• 8 paid holidays per year
• Substantial Tri-met and C-Tran discounts
• Tuition Reimbursement 
• Innovative Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
• Cutting edge Wellness Platform 
• Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
• Employee Discounts
• …and much more

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.

As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


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