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ELECTROCARDIOGRAPH TECHNICIAN 2

University of Washington
Seattle, WA Full-time
Posted on September 27, 2019
Req #: 172278
Department: HMC CARDIOLOGY
Job Location: Harborview Medical Center
Posting Date: 09/26/2019 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: $3,682 - $5,268 per month 
Union Position: Yes
Shift: First Shift 

As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center (HMC) is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD, Center for Advanced Reconstruction and Rehabilitation (CARER), and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine. The UW is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.

Harborview Medical Center has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time, day shift, ELECTROCARDIOGRAPH TECHNICIAN 2 to join our Cardiology team! The Electrocardiograph Technician 2 will perform all technical aspects of non-invasive ECG diagnostic procedures.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Operate various complex cardiac diagnostic equipment such as a Holter monitor scanner, ambulatory recorders, stress testing equipment and ECG machines
  • Monitor and troubleshoot equipment
  • Review patient's clinical record to obtain and record identifying information required for performing, conducting and reporting all ECG lab diagnostic procedures
  • Perform various routine and research ECG’s
  • Apply monitoring equipment to patients
  • Screen and compile final results for all ambulatory recordings/testing and patient reports
  • Produce procedure reports with comparisons for daily evaluation, interpretation and conformation by an Attending staff Cardiologist and medical students
  • Perform and/or assist in cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Assist with computerized patient scheduling. Process patient billing information
  • Train medical assistants and other medical staff in the operation of electrocardiograph equipment
  • Assist in research projects involving the ECG laboratory
  • Perform related duties as required

  • This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    High school graduation or equivalent AND one year of experience as an ECG Technician I AND certified in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation AND certified by the National Alliance of Cardiovascular Technologists OR certified within one year from date of hire.

    OR

    equivalent education/experience.

    Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

    The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

    The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or dso@uw.edu.