Cardiology Technician - Penn State Health Heart & Vascular Institute - Non Invasive Diag Cardiology

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

 

Location:  US:PA:Hershey

Work Type:  Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Days
Hours: Days

 

Penn State Health Heart and Vascular Institute is seeking a patient-focused Cardiology Technician to join our team of talented professionals striving to provide advanced care in an academic medical setting!

 

JOB SUMMARY:

 

Our Cardio Technician is a critical member of the team responsible for performing all electrocardiography, dynamic-electrocardiography, signal averaged electrocardiography and exercise tolerance procedures to include calculation of data and the recognition of potential life threatening cardiac irregularities.

A versatile position, our Cardiology Technician supports multiple populations by performing and recording all routine and emergency adult, geriatric and pediatric electrocardiography and Signal Average Electrocardiographs. 

The individual selected for this role will calculate data obtained and notify physician of any unusual EKG tracings and educate patients to clinical procedure being performed.  Additionally, our Cardiology Technician will analyze Holter monitor recording, summarize observation of arrhythmias, ST segment changes, degree of heart block, pacemaker malfunction and documents patient symptoms. 

As a member of the team critical to ensuring successful outcomes, the Cardio Technician will report potentially dangerous abnormalities to Cardiologist, and initiate emergency resuscitative procedures when indicated.

Penn State Health is dedicated to employee development and growth.  To that end, our Cardiology Technicians are encouraged to participate in in-service lectures and seminars to increase knowledge and update techniques.  Our team members are also supported in actively pursuing certification through Cardiovascular Credentialing International for Certified Cardiology Technician (CCT) credentials.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High School diploma plus graduation from a recognized program in non-invasive technology or equivalent required

3 months of effective experience required

Eligible for Certified Cardiology Technician exam with Active Certification Status strongly encouraged within 2 years from employment date

BLS certification (CPR) required within 6 months from employment date

 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:

Able to sit/walk frequently; stand occasionally.

Able to lift 0-10 lbs constantly; 11-50 lbs occasionally.

Able to carry 0-10 lbs frequently; 11-50 lbs occasionally.

Able to push 0-10 lbs constantly; 11-20 lbs frequently; 21-75 lbs occasionally.

Able to pull 0-20 lbs frequently; 21-75 lbs occasionally.

Able to reach constantly.

Able to use hands for simple/firm grasping.

*Appended to this job description is the Work Task Analysis that further describes the physical requirements appropriate for this role.

 

Penn State Health offers exceptional benefits including medical, dental, and vision beginning day one, competitive 401k retirement, and outstanding paid time off and personal programs to ensure our employees enjoy strong life/work balance!

 

If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report.  This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position.  All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

 

Penn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday – Friday, email hrsolutions@pennstatehealth.psu.edu or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.

 

Union: Non Bargained 

 

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