Physiological Monitoring and Interpreting Technician - Full Time

Cardiovascular Medicine
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Position description
As a Physiological Monitoring and Interpretation Technician at Mayo Clinic, experience:
  • Live 24/7 inpatient telemetry, outpatient real-time ambulatory monitoring
  • New and innovative workflow with rhythm interpretation
  • Collaborative work environment with physicians, nurses and allied staff.
  • Flexible schedule designed to meet your personal, professional and educational goals
  • Making significant contributions to patient care
  • PAID training for 6 weeks as you prepare for your journey as a CRAT certified technician. Monitoring & Interpreting Technicians hold a very critical role that directly impacts’ patients’ lives on a daily basis.
  • Career pathways include opportunities in leadership, education, and research
  • Be a key part of an innovative environment which is a hub for artificial intelligence and innovation within Mayo Clinic

“A Day In the Life”
  • Perform a hybrid role of patient care + telemetry monitoring
  • Educate patients on our ‘at home’ heart monitors
  • Play a critical role in keeping patients safe by intervening during dangerous heart rhythms and activating emergency response teams
  • Be embedded in a 24/7 hospital in-patient environment where you will identify irregularities in patient cardiac rhythm
  • As part of a 24/7 team, technicians are hired into a specific shift (Day/Evening/Night), with the flexibility to pick up additional shifts, trade, and move into other schedules
  • Requires a high school diploma or GED and a minimum of 1 year experience in a healthcare or residential care setting or
  • Certified Rhythm Analysis Technician (CRAT) Certification or Certified Cardiographic Technician (CCT), or
  • Bachelor's degree
Additional qualifications
Direct patient care experience, or currently in a nursing or other health care program, is preferred. Education aligned with a related health science field, is preferred. Basic knowledge of ECG interpretation, cardiac terminology and cardiac medications is preferred. Must be able to work collaboratively with others in a team setting to ensure high quality patient care. Must demonstrate strong critical thinking skills, be able to multitask, and be flexible with changes in the work flow. Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Must be able to concentrate, pay attention to detail and remain focused for extended periods during the work shift.
License or certification
CRAT (Certified Rhythm Analysis Technician) or CCT (Certified Cardiographic Technician) required within 1 year of hire. BLS certification required within 3 months of employment. There is a 12-month commitment to this position, which begins after the applicant obtains the CRAT/CCT.
Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $20.19 per hour.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
60 to 80 hours per pay period
Schedule details

Variety of full time FTE's will be available ranging from .75 to 1.0, which is 60 to 80 hours per pay period.

Training schedule:
Classroom-Monday-Wednesday 6am-2pm for approximately 8 weeks.
Mentor with technician learning all aspects of the job on shift hired for approximately another 8 weeks

Schedules are as follows:
Days shifts are 6am-2pm (day openings not very frequent)
Evening shifts are 2pm-10pm
Nights shifts are 10pm-6am
Employees are hired into a specific shift and are not expected to flex between shifts.

Shift differential is offered.
Evening: $1.90
Night: $2.50
Weekend day: $2.00
Weekend evening: $3.90
Weekend Night: $4.50

Opportunities available for technicians to support telemetry monitoring centers across the Midwest (Eau Claire, LaCrosse, Austin/Albert Lea, Mankato) while being based in Rochester and primarily scheduled in Rochester. Note: not all positions will require this flexibility but to meet needs during COVID-19, applicants who are open to limited travel to support the Midwest sites may be preferred.
Weekend schedule
Every other weekend.

Weekend shift differential:
Weekend day: $2.00
Weekend evening: $3.90
Weekend Night: $4.50
Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
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Casondra Johnson
Equal opportunity employer
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