New England Baptist Hospital EKG Cardiology Tech in Boston, Massachusetts
EKG Cardiology Tech
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Category: Medical Technical
Department: Non-Invasive Cardiology - 703500
Position Type:Per Diem
Hours Per Week:Per Diem
Location:New England Baptist Hospital, 125 Parker Hill Ave, Boston, MA 02120
Department Specific Responsibilities:Operates and maintains HP Pagewriter, Tracemaster EKG system, Quinton Stress and treadmill.
Schedules and performs EKG’s for inpatients and outpatients.
Schedules and performs Cardiac Exercise Tolerance Tests (To include Thallium and Persantine testing). Is able to describe testing procedures to patients prior to procedure. Responsible for having IV inserted in correct site and having IV set up ready for RN.
Schedules and performs 24 hour Holter Monitoring Studies.Notifies courier for pickup.
Performs and records blood pressures precisely.
Maintains a basic understanding of Cardiographic testing according to the requirements of the position.
Maintains supplies and records for the Non-Invasive Department:
Assists in ordering supplies and maintaining par levels for non-invasive functions i.e.: test paper, electrodes, forms, etc.
Responsible for logging in all studies performed and entering all appropriate charges into computer.
Verifies and corrects data in TraceMaster EKG system. Matches EKG orders with tracings.
Performs or oversees downloading of EKG’s to Tracemaster EKG system on a daily basis.
Obtains dictated transcription reports from the AS400 computer system. Files all reports and records in an accurate and timely manner.
Retrieves previous EKG tracings where applicable, to be available for comparison during EKG interpretations by the cardiologist in a timely manner.
Required: High School Diploma,Heart Saver