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Monitor Technician

Philadelphia, PA
March 18, 2023

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Juanita Melvin

Monitor Specialist

Philadelphia, PA 19141


Work Experience

Monitor Technician

Jefferson Healthcare Frankford Campus - Philadelphia, PA February 2018 to Present

observe patients on cardiac monitor, admit and discharge patients from system, notify nurse of changes in patient cardiac rhythms, pull strips for my shift and place in patient chart, distribute and keep track of cardiac monitor packs, order supplies as needed, answer phonecalls and perform other duties when needed

Monitor Technician

Mercy Philadelphia Hospital - Philadelphia, PA

March 2015 to March 2018

observe and interpret patients on cardiac monitor, report changes in patient rhythm to nurse, admit and discharge patients from cardiac monitor and floor, run ekg strips every eight hours and place in patients chart, clean cardiac monitors and keep floor stocked with supplies, answer phones, gives patient information to doctors when they do rounds and perform other duties as needed on the floor. Home Health Aide/CNA

Exceptional Hearts Home Healthcare Agency, LLC - Philadelphia, PA April 2014 to March 2015

Helped residents with activities of daily living in the comfort of their homes including dressing, feeding, washing, grooming, making beds, housekeeping, cooking light meals and attending appointments as needed.

Monitor Specialist

Cardionet - Conshohocken, PA

February 2005 to March 2008

Received and edit patient ECG transmissions, educated patients about service and monitor use, and solved problems if needed, facilitated orders for monitors and supplies, facilitate activation of EMS, if needed.

Key Results: Promoted to Senior Monitor Technician. Edited between 900-1200 ECG's per day. Senior Monitor Technician- Supervised as many as 10-12 Monitor Specialist assisting them with the proper interpretation of cardiac rhythms, handling escalations by alerting doctors of ECG's meeting urgent and emergent notification criteria, faxing patient records as requested and assisting the daily reports department when needed.

Key Results: Team Leader. Promoted to Daily Report Creator Daily Report Creator- Evaluated ECG's before reports were transmitted to doctors, and enforced deficits by ensuring that technicians followed proper procedures. Monitor Technician

Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital - Darby, PA

April 2005 to December 2006

Received and edit ECG transmissions, evaluated ECG's for notification criteria and reported all changes of rhythms to charge nurse or physician. Admitted and discharged patients from telemetry floor. Client Care Representative

Manor Care - Valley Forge, PA

September 1999 to January 2000

Provided supportive care such as grooming, feeding and mobile activities to residents in the Alzheimer's unit



Prism Health Aide Training - Philadelphia, PA

2014 to 2014

Certificate in Phelbotomy

Health Center #1 - Philadelphia, PA

November 2004 to December 2004

Diploma in Cardiovascular Technology

Harrison Career Institute - Philadelphia, PA

2004 to 2004


Certified Nurse Aide

September 2016 to September 2018


October 2017 to October 2019

American Heart Association

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