EKG Telemetry Technician
CardioNet - San Francisco, CA

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SUMMARY
To receive ECG transmissions in the Cardiac outpatient telemetry Service Center, provide technical analysis of the data and generate reports to the physician, and communicate as necessary to the patient and physician.

Shifts: All (days, evenings, overnight, weekends)

EKG/ECG Technician- Cardiac Technician- Telemetry Technician- Monitoring Technician

Responsibilities:
Clinical Questions and Troubleshooting:
Interact with clients and patients
Problem solving of client and patient service issues
Educate patients about service and monitor use
Receive and edit patient ECG transmissions
Evaluate ECG for notification criteria
Facilitate activation of EMS, if indicated

Other:
Document actions
Facilitate orders for monitors and supplies
Follow all policies, procedures and processes
Other duties as required

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Qualifications:
QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Required: High School Diploma or equivalent
Basic ECG Analysis
Basic knowledge of personal computer and keyboard

Preferred: Two years experience as RN, LPN, ECG Tech, Paramedic or EMT
Basic knowledge of pacemakers, event, holter devices
CCT (Certified Cardiographic Technician) certification, RCS
(Registered Cardiac Sonographer)

COMMUNICATION SKILLS
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write patient documentation, routine reports and correspondence. Articulate. Ability to speak effectively to customers and/or co-workers. Articulates using proper grammar, speaks English clearly and can be easily heard and understood by customers. Ability to obtain the trust and confidence of our customers over the phone. Strong customer service and organizational skills.

REASONING ABILITY
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several variables.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. Job is sedentary and requires sitting at a desk using a computer and phone to perform the functions of the job at hand. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 5 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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CardioNet wants to be as close as your next heartbeat. The company provides real-time outpatient cardiac monitoring and telemetry services...