University of Utah Health Cardiology Technician in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah

Overview

As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

This position has the responsibility of performing routine electrocardiography procedures throughout the hospital. The incumbent will also provide Holter Monitor hook-ups as needed for patients.

Responsibilities

  • Completes electrocardiograph readings on patients as requested by various departments within the hospital.

  • Completes lead placement, calibration and operation of a Holter Monitor.

  • Operates sophisticated computerized data acquisition equipment used in obtaining electrocardiograms of patients undergoing various stress procedures.

  • Performs medical procedures involving treadmill and bicycle exercise tolerance tests, Thallium, Muga, and oxygen consumption stress tests.

  • Assists the stress test proctor in monitoring patients throughout the course of the procedure.

  • Participates in the training of other cardiac technicians on special procedures.

  • Maintains accurate logs of patient information regarding electrocardiograph readings, Holter requests and cardiac studies.

  • Prepares and processes paperwork from electrocardiograph readings for the physician’s review.

  • Prepares and processes billing paperwork, and assists in maintaining filing cards and patient folders.

  • Performs minor maintenance and cleaning of equipment, and restocks supplies.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Demonstrated potential ability to perform the essential functions as outlined above.

  • Ability to provide care to the population served.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of life span growth and development.

  • The ability to assess data regarding the patient’s status.

  • Ability to provide care as described in the department’s policies and procedures manual.

  • Demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills.

Qualifications

Qualifications

Required

  • This is an entry level position.

Licenses Required

  • Basic Life Support Health Care Provider card through American Heart Association or obtain within one month of hire.

* Additional license requirements as determined by the hiring department.

Qualifications (Preferred)

Preferred

  • Some positions may require Certification as a Cardiographic Technician or certification within six months of employment.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This position involves intensive work that may exert up to 100 pounds and may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling or otherwise moving objects, such as medical equipment, or patients while providing medical care. Workers in this position may be exposed to infectious diseases and may be required to function around prisoners and behavioral health patients.

Physical Requirements

Carrying, Climbing, Crawling, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Walking

Requisition Number 29752

Reg/Temp Regular

Employment Type PRN

Shift Rotating

Work Schedule Varies

Location Name University of Utah Hospital

Patient Care? Yes

City SALT LAKE CITY

State UT

Department UUH ANC 25A NONINV CARD MON

Category Cardiology

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.