Wellforce Cardiology Technician in Lowell, Massachusetts
The Cardiology Technician performs/supervises in the Cardiology area according to the policies, procedures, philosophy, and objectives of the department and hospital. Works cooperatively within department and other services to create a system of quality health care.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Maintains current knowledge in the areas of performance of EKG, Holter Monitor, Event Monitor, PVR and ETTtesting, as well as patient education.
Demonstrates a proficiency in EKG, Holter Monitor, event Monitor, and stress testing by applying proper lead placement techniques.
Consistently and completely documents patient information and demographics.
Demonstrate accuracy and completeness in preparing procedures for interpretation.
Demonstrates proficiency in the operation of EKG management system in accordance with department policy and procedure
Responds to Stat priorities and Code 99 events in a timely manner consistent with policy.
Demonstrates a proficiency in PVR technique and specific adjustment of systems settings.
Demonstrates use and understanding of safe and proper transport and patient assistance techniques.
Maintains equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follows infection control practice.
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to maintaining and trouble-shooting equipment including Stress and EKG Management systems. Provides peer support for staff including new hires in all work processes and equipment.
Skills requirement; Patient care, EKG experience, communication, multitasking, and prioritization
Certification requirement; BCLS
Experience preferred; Holter monitors, event monitors, and assisting with cardiac stress testing
Education preferred; Certification in EKG training, nursing student, nursing assistant, medical assistant, and/or medical technologist
Some weekends and holidays required
What We Offer:
Competitive salaries & benefits
403(b) retirement plan with company match
Free on-campus parking