The Treadmill Technician is responsible for the performance of diagnostic Cardiac Treadmill Testing, assists with Stress Echocardiogram Testing, EKGs, Holter Monitors, Event Monitors, and Nuclear Stress Testing. Provides written technical impressions to assist cardiologists with interpretations.
EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent required.
CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: Current BLS issued through American Heart Association required. ACLS issued by the American Heart Association preferred. IV certification preferred. Certified Cardiographic Technician (CCT) certification preferred. EMT-I or EMT-P or medical assistant certification preferred.
SKILLS: Must possess strong organizational, time management, detail and communication skills; the ability to prioritize projects and work in a fast paced, frequently crisis driven environment. Basic computer skills required, including Microsoft Office Suite, e-mail and typing. Data collection, problem solving, and decision making skills required. Knowledge of treadmills, Holter monitors, Event monitors, EECP, EKGs and arrhythmias and medical assisting. Bilingual in Spanish or local Native language a plus.
EXPERIENCE: Two years experience in related health care field required.
NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
-Responsible to: Office Manager
-Bloodborne pathogen: B
Works in a clean, well-lighted, ventilated smoke-free environment. Exposure to airborne particles, blood-borne pathogens, risk of fire, risk of electrical shock and risk of radiation.
On a regular basis: Standing, walking, lifting up to 50 lbs unassisted, crouching or stooping, finger or manual dexterity and repetitive finger motion as in the use of a computer, ability to see, have close vision, color discrimination, peripheral vision, depth perception and focusing ability, reaching or stretching, speaking clearly and accurately for maximum understanding by the listener, ability to see with or without corrective lenses at lest 15 feet.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.