Cardiology Technician I
The Cardiology Technician is an entry-level professional, who performs all non-ultrasound cardiac diagnostic studies including EKG, rhythm strips, stress tests, perfusion stress tests, Holter monitoring, and pacemaker checks. This professional is also responsible for scheduling tests, answering phones, preparing and filing reports, assisting physicians with requests for information, and other general operations duties.
- Performs cardiac diagnostics tests including but not limited to: 12 lead EKG’s, rhythm strips, stress tests, perfusion stress tests (walking and non-walking), 24 hour Holter Monitoring (application and scanning), telephonic pacemaker check, complete pacemaker interrogation. Follows all procedure on proper patient identification and infection controll prior to the start of any procedure.
- Responsible for collection of EKG data from the ECG machine into the EKG database. Responsible for maintenance and stocking of supplies on EKG carts. Responsible for reporting critical values to Physician and/or RN. Provides timely STAT EKG as ordered.
- Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to any age-related needs of the patient related to EKG.
- Responsible for proper cleaning of equipment and following infection control policy and procedures. Maintains inventory control, storage, and routine supplies in department.
- Provides accurate, reliable, courteous and timely services to all customers. Displays the values outlined in the City of Hope mission and vision statement. Supports and participates in activities that foster customer service. Treats patients and families with respect and courtesy.
- Answers telephone in prompt and courteous manner, Helps schedule test for the department. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:
Minimum Education: High School or equivalent. Completion of course in medical terminology is desirable.
Minimum Experience: Prefer one year of experience in medical office or hospital setting.
Required License/Certification: BLS
About City of Hope
City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 4000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy. Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.
City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
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