The Cardiology Tech 1 is responsible for performing routine, stat, pre-operative and outpatient EKG testing to support physicians in the delivery of patient care. Records electromotive variations in action of heart muscle by using electrocardiograph machine to provide data for diagnosis of heart ailments.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Completes all necessary steps to acquire and process electrocardiograms. Explains test procedures as needed to prepare patients for the process and to provide them with the necessary functions. Utilizes all equipment associated with EKG procedures properly and records the necessary information accurately to obtain high quality results. Monitors heart rates, arrhythmias and blood pressure under the supervision of a Senior EKG technician and/or a physician. Notes any significant deviation in technique used to record EKG and completes any required forms and distributes reports in accordance with Baylor Scott & White Health procedures. Performs Holter Monitor hookups using established procedures. Performs basic functions on MUSE-EKG database system. Downloads EKG's accurately for proper storage and retrieval. Prints record and attached proper documentation to tracing for all billing transactions. Performs retrieval and report distribution tasks quickly and efficiently. Inputs patient demographic and test data into computerized EKG machine accurately and in a timely manner. Maintains cleanliness of work area, including monitoring supplies. Maintains equipment in operational condition by replenishing paper and reporting any problems to the appropriate person in a conscientious and timely manner.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Previous experience in healthcare related field preferred. Use of basic office equipment and computer literacy required. Ability to multi-task and self-lead problem solving skills. Ability to demonstrate precision and flexibility.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following - Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits - 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5% - Tuition Reimbursement - PTO accrual beginning Day 1 Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
- EDUCATION - H.S. Diploma/GED Equivalent
- EXPERIENCE - Less than 1 Year of Experience
- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION - Basic Life Support (BLS)
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!