Monitor technicians work at hospitals or other healthcare settings where their primary duty is to keep a check on patients’ cardiac monitors and inform specialists of any changes thereof. This career is usually taken up by people who want to work in a healthcare setting but cannot educate themselves for whatever constraints. Regardless, monitor technicians are considered health professionals and need to possess some skills necessary to this trade.

Look at  the following example of cover letter that this professional may write in order to secure a Monitor Technician position.



Monitor Technician Resume Sample


Mathew Edward

409 Village Lane, Bennington, VT 53418
(999) 921-9009, Email

PROFESSIONAL OBJECTIVE: Seeking a position of Monitor Technician with Albarque Healthcare where I may use my keen observation skills and the medical knowledge in order to provide assistance to specialists.

• Three years of first-hand experience as Monitor Technician at Rosewood Health Services
• Highly skilled in providing surveillance services of cardiac monitors
• In depth knowledge of evaluating and interpreting EKG readings
• Hands on experience in interpreting medical terminology for comprehension purposes

• CPR and First Aid trained
• Excellent understanding of medical terminology
• Outstanding patient service ethics
• Profound ability to work the third shift
• Demonstrated ability to multitask and organize work efficiently

• Integrated a complex system of cardiac monitors between wards and the central unit in order to centralize the flow of information
• Awarded Employee of the Year award for providing excellence in surveillance services in 2011

August 2009 – Present
Rosewood Health Services – Bennington, VT
Monitor Technician
• Monitor cardiac monitors for changes and alarms
• Observe patient rhythms and notify nurses appropriately
• Ensure all equipment is in perfect working order at all times
• Transcribe specialists’ orders
• Stock patient supplies
• Document vital patient information
• Obtain and record vital signs

High School Diploma – 2008