Cardiology Technician - Duke University Hospital Clinic
Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 957 inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 51 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; an Ambulatory Surgery Center with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. In fiscal year 2018, Duke University Hospital admitted 42,916 patients and had 1,085,740 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.
U.S News & World Report named Duke University Hospital #1 in North Carolina and #1 in the Raleigh-Durham area in 2018-19.
Duke University Hospital is ranked in the top 20 nationally for seven adult specialties, including cardiology and heart surgery, nephrology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology, rheumatology, and urology.
In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers.
Participate in a variety of specialized technical activities to include analyzing digitized ECG tapes and generating quantitative arrhythmia reports. Participate in a variety of patient care activities to include monitor application and patient instruction.
Analyze digitized information from pre-recorded ambulatory ECG tapes using specialized software.
Conduct stress exercise testing, assist with stress echoes and nuclear stress studies.
Edit information and generate quantitative arrhythmia reports for physician review.
Apply and remove holter monitors to both in-patients and out-patients; explain procedures including, but not limited to, equipment usage, the patients responsibility for keeping a diary/record and the use of event monitors and data transmittal as needed.
Clean equipment and perform preventative maintenance after each use; to include troubleshooting, reviewing leads, and isolating technical problems with recorders. Schedule patient procedures and maintain logging and schedule system as needed.
Participate in research projects involving treadmills or holters as requested.
Set up patient room and maintain stock area for procedures including linens, electrodes, and cassette tapes; order supplies as necessary.
Maintain database to archive diagnostic tapes; perform routine backup to computer network as required.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Work requires completion of an Associate's degree in Health Science or any Allied Health field
Work generally requires one year of experience in a related health care OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE setting.
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