The Treadmill Technician is responsible for the performance of diagnostic Cardiac Treadmill Testing, assists with Stress Echocardiogram Testing, EKGs, Holter Monitors, Event Monitors, and Nuclear Stress Testing. Provides written technical impressions to assist cardiologists with interpretation
EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent required.
CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: Current BLS required and ACLS issued by the American Heart Association preferred. IV certification required. Certified Cardiographic Technician (CCT) certification preferred. EMT-I or EMT-P or medical assistant certification preferred.
SKILLS: Must possess strong organizational, time management, detail and communication skills; the ability to prioritize projects and work in a fast paced, frequently crisis driven environment. Basic computer skills required, including Microsoft Office Suite, e-mail and typing. Data collection, problem solving, and decision making skills required. Knowledge of treadmills, Holter monitors, Event monitors, EECP, EKGs and arrhythmias and medical assisting. Bilingual in Spanish or local Native language a plus.
EXPERIENCE: Two years experience in related health care field required.
NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
-Responsible to: Office Manager
-Bloodborne pathogen: B
Works in a clean, well-lighted, ventilated smoke-free environment. Exposure to airborne particles, blood-borne pathogens, risk of fire, risk of electrical shock and risk of radiation.
On a regular basis: Standing, walking, lifting up to 50 lbs unassisted, crouching or stooping, finger or manual dexterity and repetitive finger motion as in the use of a computer, ability to see, have close vision, color discrimination, peripheral vision, depth perception and focusing ability, reaching or stretching, speaking clearly and accurately for maximum understanding by the listener, ability to see with or without corrective lenses at lest 15 feet. On an occasional basis: Exposure to loud noise levels.
Our Mission: WHY WE EXIST. To extend the healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our Core Values: WHAT WE BELIEVE IN.DIGNITY Respect for the worth of every person, recognition and commitment to the value of diverse individuals and perspectives, and special concern for the poor and underserved. INTEGRITY Honesty, justice, and consistency in all relationships. EXCELLENCE High standards of service and performance. COMPASSION Service in a spirit of empathy, love, and concern. STEWARDSHIP Wise and just use of talents and resources in a collaborative manner.Our Vision: WHAT WE ARE STRIVING TO DO. CHRISTUS HEALTH, a Catholic health ministry, will be a leader, a partner and an advocate in the creation of innovative health and wellness solutions that improve the lives of individuals and communities so that all may experience God's healing presence and love. Our Name and Symbol:WHO WE ARE. CHRISTUS is Latin for "Christ," and proclaims publicly the core of our mission. OUR NAME choice also recognizes the heritage of our two congregational sponsors, the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word in Houston and San Antonio. Jesus Christ is the Incarnate Word, the Word of God made flesh. It is, theref...ore, only fitting that it is in another form of His name that our health ministries are called together. OUR SYMBOL Reflects the healing ministry of Jesus Christ - a combination of a medical cross and a religious cross. The flowing banner on the cross is a common symbol of the risen Christ, while the royal purple signifies Christ. The flowing banner also conveys a sense of motion as we move forward into a new era of service to our communities.