Under the general direction of the Manager, Non Invasive Cardiology and the direct supervision of the Non Invasive Cardiology Lead Technician, within established Catholic Medical Center and departmental policies and procedures, the incumbent performs the following:
Performs electrocardiograms, including placement of leads, length of recording and other similar procedures. Records data for interpretation and charging. Recognizes arrhythmia’s on electrocardiogram and reports them to appropriate staff member. Applies Holter and Event Monitors. Trains nurses and other designated personnel on correct use of the Electrocardiogram Machine, Holter Monitor, and Event Monitor equipment.
Answers telephone calls, takes and relays messages to appropriate staff members. Reviews Electrocardiograms taken during closed department hours for completeness and reconciles Electrocardiograms as needed. Ensures all Electrocardiogram reports are reconciled and assigns to the appropriate “In Box” at the Philips ECG reading station. Enters billing charges into the hospital computer system. Replenishes supplies.Maintains confidentiality of patients, department, and Catholic Medical Center matters. Assist the Non-Invasive staff with the charting process of Stress Charts. Performs routing cleaning and preventive maintenance to ensure continuing functioning of equipment. Maintains work area in a clean and organized manner. Performs similar or related duties as requested or directed.
Education: • High school or equivalent required. • Courses in arrhythmia identification desired.
Experience: • None.
Certification: • BLS certified. Must maintain BLS throughout employment.