EKG Monitor Technician
EKG Monitor Technicians are responsible for watching patients’ heart rates and reporting important changes to medical staff. They conduct electrocardiograms (EKG) and interpret the results of this test.
- Career-Readiness Training: 1 week
- Pre-Training: 1 week
- EKG Monitor Technician Training: 6 weeks
- Total Training Length: To be determined
Average starting wage: $11-$13 per hour
Average Total Number Employed^: 207
Average Number of Openings Each Year^: 125
^Wage and employment estimates for the Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA), was accessed using the Oklahoma Wage Network (OWN) and the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, [April 26, 2015] [www.bls.gov/oes/].
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