Non-Invasive Cardiac Technician

Memorial Hermann Houston , TX 77020

Posted 2 weeks ago

At Memorial Hermann, we're about creating exceptional experiences for both our patients and our employees. Our goal is to provide opportunities for our diverse employee population that develop and grow careers in a team-oriented environment focused on patient care.

Every employee, at every level, begins their journey at Memorial Hermann learning about the history of the organization and its established culture built on trust and integrity. Our employees drive this culture, and we want you to be a part of it.

Job Summary

Position responsible for performing electrocardiograms, Holter monitoring, Holter scanning and stress testing according to physician orders.

Job Description

Minimum Qualifications

Education: High School diploma or GED and Completion of the Basic Arrhythmia Course

Licenses/Certifications: Certified by the American Hospital Association in BCLS


Experience / Knowledge /

Skills:
  • Minimum of two (2) years hospital experience performing electrocardiograms (ECG); Holter monitoring, Holter scanning and related cardiac stress testing procedures

  • Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of "we advance health" through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Prepares patients for electrocardiogram, Holter monitor, and/or stress test exam, explains procedure and ensures technical quality.

  • Manages multi-patient task list and prioritize appropriately.

  • Checks crash cart and defibrillator daily, maintains related logs, and ensures work area is clean and stocked.

  • Participates in PI activities established by the Non-Invasive Cardiology Services.

  • Reports any accidents, complaints, or equipment malfunction to the supervisor/manager.

  • Responds to all Code Blue calls as part of the resuscitation team. Prepares and presents ECG tracing to physicians for interpretation as per hospital process.

  • Reviews ECG tracing and alerts proper medical personnel of patients with serious arrhythmias.

  • Demonstrates excellent customer service skills and escalates issues appropriately.

  • Serves as a preceptor, mentor, and resource to less experienced staff.

  • Ensures safe care to patients, staff and visitors; adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and standards within budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service.

  • Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff.

  • Other duties as assigned.

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