Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 152012-1A
Date Posted: Dec 11, 2018
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is part of a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.
We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.
About the Job
The Noninvasive Cardiac Testing department is an integral part of the Cardiovascular Service Line at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center. The department offers state-of-the-art diagnostic testing for heart and vascular conditions such as arrhythmias, heart failure, coronary artery disease, carotid artery disease, congestive heart failure, hypertension, and more. Offered testing include Electrocardiogram (EKG), Stress Testing, Echocardiography, Ambulatory Cardiac Monitoring, and Remote/Clinic Cardiac Device (pacemaker/ICD) Interrogation. Each area is supervised by cardiovascular experts and staffed by highly skilled exercise physiologists, sonographers and technicians. This busy department that supports more than 54,000 tests per year on the ambulatory and inpatient side. The Noninvasive Cardiac Testing department and its colleagues pride themselves on best accommodating clinical needs of patients and delivering outstanding quality care.
Education: Bachelors preferred and/or Vocational or technical school training program in the Cardiovascular Technology.
Licensure, Certification, Registration: Preferred Certification/Registration: Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) & Certification in Noninvasive Cardiovascular Technology and/or Exercise Testing Procedure.
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: Knowledge of cardiovascular physiology/anatomy and strong ECG interpretations skills. Demonstrates effective and compassionate communicative demeanor. Able to remain calm and work well under stress. Demonstrates the ability to troubleshoot, problem solve and follow up.
Experience: Preferred two years of work experience in the exercise testing setting.
DAYS, 24 hours