To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
The Holter Technician/EP Technician works under the direction of the Electrophysiology Physician to assist in examination and interrogation of patients.
- 1. Interview patients, measure vital signs such as pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight and height as directed by the physician.
- 2. Questions patients regarding current medications, history, and records information for patient chart if required by physician.
- 3. Telephones patients regarding test results.
- 4. Operates electrocardiograph (EKG) equipment.
- 5. Works on the PaceArt of Del Mar System.
- 6. Schedules test or procedures in St. Vincent's Medical Center for patients.
- 7. Continue Technical training skills.
- 8. HIPPA and OSHA compliance.
- 9. Assists in maintaining a smooth patient flow.
- 10. Maintain patient medical records for the area.
- 11. Attend staff meetings and comply with HIPPA regulations.
- 12. Perform other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or equivalent.
1+ year of Holter experience preferred.
Certification in CPR is required upon employment.
MMR is required. Varivax (chicken pox vaccine) or evidence of prior chicken pox is required. Hepatitis B (or signed declination) is required for those with potential exposure to blood/body fluids.
Tdap and influenza vaccination are strongly encouraged.
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: (reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions).
Work Location: Works throughout the office including exam rooms, treatment rooms, storage rooms, utility rooms and medical records area.
Work Postures: Position spends approximately 30% of the time in a sitting position and 30% of the time walking and 40% of the time standing.
Lifting/Carrying: Lift, carry, push and pull objects including the human body. Position patients for the appropriate medical examinations. Possess manual dexterity in order to operate medical equipment, apply a bandage, handling forceps and other clinical procedures.
Equipment: Knowledge of equipment associated with examination, diagnostic and treatment procedures. Also uses computer, copy and fax machines.
Visual Acuity: Works with patient?s chart, detailed displayed on monitor and laboratory equipment.
Hearing: Communicate information effectively over the phone and in person, use of stethoscope.
Work Hours: Depends on practice?s schedule.
TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in a medical office environment. Exposure to hazardous substances and hazardous waste. Frequent exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, radiation, medical preparation and other conditions common in a physician office or clinic environment.
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