Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 158442-1A
Date Posted: Nov 11, 2019
Category: Clinical Technician
Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.
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 includes 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 conducts more than 54,000 tests per year. The Noninvasive Cardiac Testing department and its colleagues pride themselves on meeting the clinical needs of patients and delivering outstanding quality care.
Under the supervision of the Physician and the Clinical Manager, performs various professional and administrative duties related diagnostic cardiac testing. Ensures that testing procedures are performed according to hospital and department policy and standards. Performs testing while monitoring patient vitals and symptoms. Seeks further assistance/supervision when appropriate.
Education: Bachelors preferred and/or Vocational or technical school training program in the Cardiovascular Technology.
Licensure, Certification, Registration: 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.
7 hours per week