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#111385 Electrocardiograph Technician

Filing Deadline: Thu 10/21/2021

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Under supervision, administers non-invasive cardiac procedures to adults, pediatric and newborn patients. Procedures include performing treadmill stress testing, Holter monitor hook-up and scanning, electrocardiograms (ECG), ambulatory blood pressure (ABP) monitor hook-up and scanning, event monitor ordering, hook-up and resulting, assists with cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) and stress echocardiography. Accurately processes daily ECG tracings in ECG management system and monitors for compliance. Must have a working knowledge of complex cardiac arrhythmias. Is required to possess technical knowledge and clinical expertise to perform electrocardiograms, Holter monitor testing and data management. Ability to perform basic clerical procedures including scheduling, filing and answering phone calls. Must demonstrate and maintain knowledge and skill in providing appropriate care for patients. Perform other duties as assigned. Works at a practitioner level.


  • Associate Degree or a combination of education and work experience.

  • Must possess Certificate in ECG.

  • BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.

  • Previous experience in a similar setting or other relevant clinical experience applicable to the position.

  • Understanding of basic ECG principles, acquisition and interpretation.

  • Must be able to recognize complex arrhythmia and abnormalities on ECG. Must be able to operate equipment utilized for the procedures.


  • Experience in performing ECG, treadmill procedure, ambulatory monitor hook-up and analysis.
  • Advance ECG interpretation.
  • Experience performing stress testing and Holter monitor scanning, or recent experience as a telemetry tech.


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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