Cardiology Technician 1
Job ID: R0030014 | Healthcare Specialists | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
Performs ECG diagnostic testing, Holter and cardiac event monitor placement, implantable device assessment/remote interrogation and electronic clinical workflow and results data management.
  • Demonstrates the cognitive and technical skills required to acquire a 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG), including appropriate preparation of skin surfaces, correct placement of electrodes and leads, accurate patient identification and verification, electronic download of the ECG order to the cardiograph waveform acquisition and storage, and electronic upload of the ECG to the enterprise ECG management system.
  • Coordinates ECG routing and clinical workflow to support electronic interpretation by Cardiology fellow and attending MD.
  • Demonstrates the cognitive and technical skills required to apply a Holter or cardiac event monitor, including accurate patient identification and verification, appropriate preparation of skin surfaces, and correct placement of electrodes and leads.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in the configuration, communication, clinical use and troubleshooting of FDA-approved medical devices, including cardiographs, Holter monitors, cardiac event monitors and other heart rhythm remote-monitoring equipment.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Position Compensation Range: $13.00 - $19.93 Hourly

  • Education: High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Experience: No experience required.
  • Licensure: American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider BLS certification required.

Job requires sitting/standing for prolonged periods, frequently bending/stooping/traveling and reaching (overhead, extensive, repetitive). Repetitive motion: keyboard, console and workstation repetitive motion. Ability to lift/push/pull 20-50 lbs. May be exposed to blood/body fluids and infectious disease.

COVID Vaccination Requirement

Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 to reflect these new requirements.

If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.

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Charlottesville, VA 22903

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