Denver Health Cardiac Technologist in Denver, Colorado
Job Summary Under minimal supervision, performs patient arrhythmia monitor application, scanning, and reporting. Administers exercise, cardiopulmonary, and pharmacological stress tests under direct supervision. Obtains patient history, answers patient questions, and explains procedures. Enters demographics, medications and billing data into the computer. Some positions may be required to insert intravenous lines in patients or perform emergency care on patients as needed. Sets up and ensures proper functioning of testing and monitoring equipment. Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, quality improvement, safety, environmental and infection control standards. Performs 12-lead electrocardiograms.
Minimum Qualifications Education: High school diploma or equivalent required. Secondary education preferred.
Experience: Typically six months with electrocardiogram interpretation preferred.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Proficient interpretation of electrocardiogram rhythms (or within 90 days of hire).
Certificate/License/Registration: CPR and Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association All Certifications and Licenses required for this job must be kept current as a condition of continued employment.
All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.
Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bed acute care medical center, Denver’s 911 emergency medical response system, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado’s primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving approximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.
Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
“Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Facility: Denver Health Main Campus, 777 Bannock St.
Area of Interest: Technicians
Shift Type: Varies
Requisition ID: 53082
Employment Type: Full-Time
Experience Required: Less than 1 year
Education Required: High School Diploma/GED
Certification/Licensure/Registrations Required: BLS from AHA