Job Description

Payroll Title:
ELECTROCARDIOGRAPH TCHN
Department:
FACULTY PRACTICE CARDIOLOGY
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Other
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
50%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hour shifts, Variable days of the week

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#118863 EKG Technician - Bankers Hill

Filing Deadline: Wed 9/28/2022

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 9/16/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 9/28/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • 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).

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

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, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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Application Instructions

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