Cardiac Technician - Legacy Tower (8a - 4:30p) / Part Time

 
Position: Cardiac Technician - Legacy Tower (8a - 4:30p) / Part Time

Job ID: 164513

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Cardiology - ECG

Talent Area: Professional - Clinical

Full/Part Time: Part-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 4:30p / Tuesday - Thursday / Part Time

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Summary:

We are searching for a Cardiac Technician -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will perform technical and clerical functions pertinent to the Cardiology ECG Lab. This includes performing appropriate tests, ensuring representative 24-hour Cardio scan analysis for physician interpretation, responding to STAT calls when necessary, and assisting the Cardiology Fellow and/or Exercise Physiologist in the Exercise Lab. All duties are performed in a manner developmentally appropriate for the ages of patients served (neonate to adult) including both inpatients and outpatients.

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Responsibilities :

  • Perform 15-lead electrocardiograms (including Rhythm Strips, Atrial ECG’s, and Esophageal ECG’s, and Cardioscan Monitor placement for both inpatients and outpatients
  • Perform appropriate tests as ordered by physician
  • Place charge and/or credits with appropriate documentation
  • Performs 24-hour Cardioscan Analysis
  • Operate MUSE System
  • Take call and attends staff meetings
  • Assist with care of Laboratory equipment
  • Care for one or more of the following age groups routinely: Neonates, Infants, Toddler, Preschool Age, School Age, Adolescent, and Adult
  • Complete service item charge form for each ECG, Cardioscan, or Exercise Test performed and place in appropriate box for the business office to pick up
  • Distribute reports to ordering physicians outside of the Cardiology department within 24 hours of physician interpretation
  • Perform data acquisition process from ECG carts to MUSE System
  • Clean patient care equipment that has no direct patient contact on a weekly basis


Qualifications:

Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • BLS certification preferred
  • 1 year experience as an ECG technician preferred
  • 1 year of stress test experience preferred


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