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Cardiodiagnostic Tech I

Req #:  138161
Facility:  Christ Medical Center
Department:  Clinical Support
City:  Oak Lawn
Posting Budget Status:  Rotate All Shifts
Shift Type:  Registry
Posting FTE:  0

Position Requirements:
High School Diploma
and 6 months to 1 year previous EKG/ healthcare experience or completion of an EKG certificate program with a clinical internship.

Good oral and written
Communications skills
Ability to perform blood
Pressure readings and
Identify cardiac arrhythmias

Certified by NCCT as a NCET, or an Equivalent certification within 1 year of employment.
CPR/BLS certified
CPR and BLS
Certified within 6 months
of employment.
Certification not required if the associate has completed a Bachelor or Master's degree in Exercise science/exercise Physiology with course work in EKG.
Ability to lift and or move patients. Ability to work under
Stressful conditions and in difficult situations. Ability to stoop, bend and stand for extended periods of time. May be exposed to hazardous materials and life threatening diseases. This position will need to recognize the needs and behaviors of age groups of patients treated (i.e. understanding child growth and development, normal
Patterns of adolescent behavior and look for signs of normal aging). Must be able to rotate to other shifts if needed. Prior experience with various age groups is preferred.


If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case~by~case basis.

Purpose:
To perform non~invasive cardiology services in the areas of Electrocardiography and Holter monitoring.

Accountabilities:
Non~clinical duties related to editing and maintaing EKG data.
Clinical duties which include performing 12 Lead EKGs and other non~invasive cardiovascular testing


Nearest Major Market: Chicago