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What will you be doing in this role?
The Cardiovascular Technician demonstrates proficiency and assists the physician with exercise treadmill testing, stress echocardiography, EKG's, late potential, holter monitor hook-up and scanning, Kings of Hearts event monitoring, hook-up and downloading blood pressure monitoring devices. Connects patients to event recorders and receives telemetry data. Demonstrates thorough working knowledge of all equipment and maintains equipment. Sets up procedure room and prepares patients for procedures.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Performs EKGs correctly and with no errors. Enters all patient data accurately into EKG machines and computer system.
Prepares procedure/ exam room and equipment for procedures. Explains test procedure to patient. Prepares patient for procedure and monitors vital signs.
Prepares patient in hook-up of event monitors and receives telemetry data by phone.
Independently performs late potentials.
Hook-up holter monitor and scans holter data for physician's interpretation.
Hook up and perform T-wave alternans exercise procedure.
Hook up and download blood pressure monitoring equipment.
Cleans, tests and maintains equipment.
Responds to requests in a timely manner, establishing appropriate priorities for STAT requests.
High school graduate/GED required.
Technical school graduate as Cardiovascular Technician and/or Certificate of completion from equivalent training program preferred
Minimum one (1) year cardiovascular technician experience in a medical center
Cardiac arrhythmia knowledge
Working Title: Cardiovascular Technician - Per Diem
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