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Wellforce Cardiology Technician in Lowell, Massachusetts

Position Summary:

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.

    Qualifications:

  • 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

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Free on-campus parking

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