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Cardiac Tech, Sr. - Non-Invasive Cardiology - Full Time

Erlanger Medical Center Chattanooga, TN
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Job Summary:
The Senior Cardiac Technician, PRN employed by Erlanger Medical Center is responsible for performing non-invasive cardiac diagnostic procedures as ordered by the physician.

Education:
Required:
High School Graduate or GED equivalent.

Preferred:
Some college courses.

Experience:
Required:
N/A

Preferred:
Experience in a patient care setting. Previous experience performing 12-lead ECGs and/or interpreting cardiac arrhythmias. Computer experience.

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:
Performs electrocardiograms as order by physicians. Initiates holter and cardiac event monitors, which includes placement of electrodes and education of patients. Preparation of preliminary reports for final interpretation by physician. Observes central cardiac telemetry monitors. Identifies cardiac arrhythmias and any changes in patients rate and rhythm and communicates with staff nurse. Collaborative effort with staff nurse to provide excellent patient care.

The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patients status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patients relative to his or her age-specific needs and to provide the care needed as descried in the units policies ad procedures. This is done through evaluation of direct supervisor by direct observation, in a skills review lab and/or by self assessment based on objective criteria that is reviewed and validated.

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 November 3, 2018
Date Closes February 1, 2019
Requisition 23523
Located In Chattanooga, TN
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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