• CARDIO TECHNICIAN

    Posted Date 4 days ago(5/16/2018 4:41 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-8228
    # of Openings
    1
    Department
    NON-INVASIVE CARDIOLOGY
    Location Name
    Baptist Hospital
    City
    Pensacola
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Professional
    Position Type
    PRN
    Schedule
    Day Shift
    Schedule Details
    PRN
  • Overview

    The Cardio Technician under general supervision performs electrocardiography (ECG) testing, stress testing, holter monitor testing. Selects and assesses portions of the test strips, interprets data or summarizes data for interpretation by medical staff. Assists with Exercise Tolerance Stress testing with and without nuclear medicine.  Performs Electrocardiograms in a variety of settings, including outpatient labs, pre-surgery and in-house locations and operation of related equipment.

     

    The person in this position works under general supervision, is responsible for various shifts, may be subject to over 40 hours per week and/or callback as required, and may also be required to remain on campus immediately before, during, and after severe weather and/or disasters.

    Qualifications

    • High school diploma or General Education Degree required.
    • Six months of experience in EKGs or Cardiac Stress testing
    • BLS through American Heart Association
    • Certified EKG Technician (CET) or Certified Cardiographic Technician (CCT) is required or must be obtained within two years of employment or transfer into department
    • Knowledge of cardiovascular principles, procedures, techniques, and equipment involved in the performance of all required cardiovascular procedures.
    • Recognition of ECG tracings/rhythms strips.
    • Knowledge of all procedures, sufficient to inform physician or nursing personnel in the event that abnormal results are obtained

     

     

     

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