EKG Technician - Noninvasive Cardiology - Full Time 8 Hour Rotating Shift (Non-E
Los Angeles, CA 
Posted 11 days ago
Job Description
EKG Technician - Noninvasive Cardiology - Full Time 8 Hour Rotating Shift (Non-Exempt) (Union) Apply Keck Medicine of USC Hospital Los Angeles, California

As an integral part of the Cardiology Department, the EKG Tech performs non-invasive Cardiology diagnostic procedures.

Essential Duties:

  • Performs technically adequate ECGs
  • Responsible for collection of ECG data from ECG Machines Hospital wide; downloads data into ECG Database and insures proper billing of ECG studies
  • Assists in transportation of patients to and from the Cardiology department
  • Prepares ECG for interpretation by cardiologists
  • Responsible for maintenance and stocking of supplies on ECG carts
  • Responsible for reporting critical values to licensed caregiver
  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining courteous, cooperative service oriented relationships with patients, public and other members of the healthcare team
  • Responsible for providing a clean, safe environment for patients and visitors
  • Responds timely to STAT ECG as per departmental policy and procedure
  • Participates in department Performance Improvement projects
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to any age-related needs of the patients served in his/her assigned unit
  • Works in conjunction with the Cardiology Nurse and Supervisor to insure high quality diagnostic studies
  • Reports and documents unusual or critical values to Attending Cardiologist in a timely and appropriate manner
  • Prepares accurate charges documents, maintains accurate and meaningful patient records, and documents studies in Department Log Sheet in a timely manner
  • Responsible for maintaining department supply levels
  • Uses all equipment properly
  • Performs proper cleaning of laboratory equipment, including high-level disinfection of TEE probes
  • Maintains a clean work area
  • Exercises sound judgment in relating physicians order to the actual condition and need of the patient
  • Consults with the Supervisor and Attending or Ordering Physician when indicated
  • Performs other tasks as assigned by Supervisor

Required Qualifications:

  • Req High school or equivalent
  • Req Specialized/technical training Completion of an accredited program for EKG certification.
  • Req 2 years Experience in a Hospital based Non-Invasive Cardiology Lab performing 12-lead ECG's.
  • Req Ability to perform right-sided precordial leads (V4R, V5R, V6R) and posterior leads (V7, V8, V9).
  • Req Ability to perform serial 12-lead EKGs.
  • Req Ability to recognize EKG tracings appropriate for patients with pacemakers and AICD's and make appropriate technical settings accordingly.
  • Req Demonstrates ability to effectively work with physicians, staff, and patients.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Pref Preferred experience performing Exercise and Chemical Stress Studies, and Holter and Event Monitors set up and review.

Required Licenses/Certifications:

  • Req Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association
  • Req Fire Life Safety Training (LA City) If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire and maintained by renewal before expiration date. (Required within LA City only)

The hourly rate range for this position is $22.00 - $37.40. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.

REQ20147803 Posted Date: 04/16/2024 Apply
USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
2+ years
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