Electrocardiogram Technician, Cardiopulmonary

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Chicago, Illinois
technician cardiopulmonary children patients customer service quality improvement team medical family procedures delivery patient care growth
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago provides superior pediatric care in a setting that offers the latest benefits and innovations in medical technology, research and family-friendly design. As the largest pediatric provider in the region with a 140-year legacy of excellence, kids and their families are at the center of all we do. Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago is ranked in all 10 specialties by the U.S. News & World Report.

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Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Performs diagnostic cardiac procedures/tests to assist physicians in assessing patient’s cardiac function. Understands and integrates into the delivery of patient care the needs of neonatal, pediatric, adolescent and adult patients in regard to their growth and development process. The position actively supports the Hospital’s and the department’s Continuous Quality Improvement and customer service goals, individually and as an effective team member.

Job Description

This position is a PRN/Per Diem position.

Performs diagnostic cardiac procedures/tests to assist physicians in assessing patient’s cardiac function. Understands and integrates into the delivery of patient care the needs of neonatal, pediatric, adolescent and adult patients in regard to their growth and development process. The position actively supports the Hospital’s and the department’s Continuous Quality Improvement and customer service goals, individually and as an effective team member.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Performs ECG’s, Holters and other diagnostic tests.

  • When applicable, supports EP device team performing day to day processing in Epic and PaceArt.

  • Recognizes demographic errors and assures accurate processing of ECG data.

  • Recognizes dangerous arrhythmias, sinus tachy/brady, and contacts cardiologist.

  • Processes charges and assures hospital and physician charges and diagnosis coding are accurate.

  • Issues, applies and tracks Holter and transtelephonic event recorders. Instructs patients, caregivers and house staff in their use. Performs all associated paperwork and accurately logs procedure.

  • Documents holter and event timeline in Epic.

  • Receives, tracks and processes faxed and outreach ECG and Holters.

  • Takes inventory, determines inventory projection and contacts Lead Tech.

  • Tracks, maintains and performs quality and functional checks on equipment. Contacts Bio Med HTM or manufacturers as warranted.

  • Attends departmental and divisional meetings and seminars as requested.

  • Adheres to all hospital policies associated with confidentiality, customer service, Continuous Quality Improvement and Infection Control.

  • Performs job functions adhering to service principles with customer service focus of innovation, service excellence and teamwork to provide the highest quality care and service to our patients, families, co-workers and others.

  • Supports ECG services at the main campus and Lincoln Park as assigned.

  • Other job functions as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with Hospital/department staff and parents/patients

  • Ability to travel among various nursing units and outpatient facilities.

  • Basic Life Support Certification required.

Preferred knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Associates degree and/or Certified Nurse Assistant preferred.

  • Prefer minimum six months experience in pediatric ECG, demonstrating ability to evaluate simple pediatric arrhythmias and simple pacemaker function.

Education

High School Diploma/GED (Required)

(BLS) - Basic Life Support - American Heart Association

Benefit Statement

For full time and part time employees who work 20 or more hours per week we offer a generous benefits package that includes:

Medical, dental and vision insurance

Employer paid group term life and disability

Employer contribution toward Health Savings Account

Flexible Spending Accounts

Paid Time Off (PTO), Paid Holidays and Paid Parental Leave

403(b) with a 5% employer match

Various voluntary benefits:

  • Supplemental Life, AD&D and Disability

  • Critical Illness, Accident and Hospital Indemnity coverage

  • Tuition assistance

  • Student loan servicing and support

  • Adoption benefits

  • Backup Childcare and Eldercare

  • Employee Assistance Program, and other specialized behavioral health services and resources for employees and family members

  • Discount on services at Lurie Children’s facilities

  • Discount purchasing program

Lurie Children’s and its affiliates are equal employment opportunity employers. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, order of protection status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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