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Cardiac Tech, Sr. - Cardiology - Full-Time

Erlanger Medical Center Chattanooga, TN
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Job Summary:
A Senior Cardiac Technician working in University Cardiology works under the supervision of the cardiology physicians and reports directly to the Practice Clinical Manager of the department. Must be able to identify arrhythmias and respond per department guidelines. The technician is responsible for performing 12-lead EKGs, replacement/removal of Holter monitor and Cardiac Event monitor recorders as well as the stress test electrode placement/removal and monitoring of the exercise and recovery electrocardiogram.

This position is involved in a team-based approach to care. Team members are trained to meet the highest level of function for their role as per the State of Tennessee/Georgia guidelines. Is trained and assigned (as per their role and responsibilities) to coordinate care for patients and is trained and assigned to support patients/families/caregivers in self-management, self-efficacy and behavior change. Is trained and assigned (as per their role and responsibilities) to manage the practices� patient population. Participates in the practice�s quality improvement process and performance evaluation.

Education:
Required:
High School diploma or equivalent
Preferred:
BA or BS degree

Experience:
Required:
Previous experience (Minimum 6 months and 50 procedures in conducting exercise stress tests).
Preferred:
N/A

Position Requirement(s): License/Certification/Registration
Required:
Position Requirement(s): License/Certification/Registration
Required:
BLS required within 30 days of hire.
Must pass initial arrhythmia course with 75% accuracy within six months of employment. Annually tested and must meet 90% accuracy.

Preferred:
Certified Cardiographic Technician, (CCT).

Department Position Summary:
The technician works under the supervision of the cardiology physicians and reports directly to the Practice Clinical Manager of the department. Must be able to identify arrhythmias and respond per department guidelines. The technician is responsible for performing 12-lead EKGs, replacement/removal of Holter monitor and Cardiac Event monitor recorders as well as the stress test electrode placement/removal and monitoring of the exercise and recovery electrocardiogram.

The employee must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served in his/her assigned department. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span, possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patients status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patients requirements relative to his/her age specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the department policies and procedures.

Mission: To improve the health of people we touch
Vision: To be recognized locally, regionally and nationally as a premier health system

R.E.S.P.E.C.T.: We will fulfill the mission and vision by adhering to the Standards of R.E.S.P.E.C.T.
Responsiveness
Enthusiasm
Safety
Privacy
Excellence
Communication
Teamwork


Job Details

Date Posted January 9, 2018
Date Closes April 9, 2018
Requisition 21164
Located In Chattanooga, TN
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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