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Job Title: CARDIOLOGY TECHNICIAN
Job Code: 4016
Job Level: D2
Revised Date: 07/01/2016
Supervisory Responsibility: No
General Description of the Job Class
Participate in a variety of specialized technical activities to include analyzing digitized ECG tapes and generating quantitative arrhythmia reports. Participate in a variety of patient care activities to include monitor application and patient instruction.
Duties and Responsibilities of this Level
Analyze digitized information from pre-recorded ambulatory ECG tapes using specialized software. Conduct stress exercise testing, assist with stress echoes and nuclear stress studies. Edit information and generate quantitative arrhythmia reports for physician review. Apply and remove holter monitors to both in-patients and out-patients; explain procedures including, but not limited to, equipment usage, the patients responsibility for keeping a diary/record and the use of event monitors and data transmittal as needed. Clean equipment and perform preventative maintenance after each use; to include troubleshooting, reviewing leads, and isolating technical problems with recorders. Schedule patient procedures and maintain logging and schedule system as needed. Participate in research projects involving treadmills or holters as requested. Set up patient room and maintain stock area for procedures including linens, electrodes, and cassette tapes; order supplies as necessary. Maintain database to archive diagnostic tapes; perform routine backup to computer network as required. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Required Qualifications at this Level
Work requires completion of an Associate???s degree in Health Science or any Allied Health field
Work generally requires one year of experience in a related health care setting. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Distinguishing Characteristics of this Level
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
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