Job Description

Payroll Title:
Nuclear Medicine
Hiring Salary Range
$31.37 - $39.03 / Hour
Hillcrest Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Days, 6.5 hr shifts

#120917 Sr. Electrocardiograph Tech

Extended Review Date: Tue 1/31/2023

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

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 1/9/2023 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 1/18/2023. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

Placement within the salary range is determined by internal equity, relevant qualifications, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).


Under general 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. Provides training for new hires, coworkers, cardiology fellows, physicians and other departments on processes and equipment as needed. Acts as the super user for ECG management system, Holter monitor and ABP monitor systems. Perform other duties as assigned. Works at an expert level.


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

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

  • Minimum three (3) years as an ECG tech performing stress testing and Holter monitor scanning.

  • Experience in performing ECG, treadmill procedure, ambulatory monitor hook-up and analysis.

  • 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.


  • Certified Cardiographic Technician (CCT) by Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) Advance ECG interpretation.
  • 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.

Pay Transparency Act Full Salary Range: $65,501 - $81,495 Annually

The University of California, San Diego is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience. The full salary range for this position is defined as the Full Pay Range. The budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position defined as the Expected Pay Scale. Placement within the Expected Pay Scale is determined by internal equity, relevant qualifications, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

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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