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Electrocardiograph Technician University Hospital

University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority
Madison, WI 53703
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Join the #1 hospital in Wisconsin!

We are seeking an ECG Technician to:

  • Perform electrocardiographic (ECG) tests, including application of various arrhythmia monitors and electrocardiographic stress testing.

  • Educate patients on testing procedures.

  • Properly position patients, electrode application, and judge the quality of ECG tracings.

  • Facilitate stress testing under the supervision of cardiologist, APP, or clinical exercise physiologist.


Minimum - High School degree or equivalent.

Preferred Technical or Associates Degree in Healthcare related field.

Work Experience:

Preferred One (1) year of Electrocardiograph Technician experience.

Licenses and Certifications:

Minimum - CPR certification.

Preferred CCT, CRAT, or equivalent.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Ability to perform all required function of the ECG cards, rhythm monitor devices, stress testing system, and ECG interpretation software.

  • Knowledge of the psychosocial needs of patients and families.

  • Ability to work with and maintain confidential patient information.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to document and communicate accurate patient observations, care and outcomes of care.

  • Ability to triage multiple patient care or equipment related issues.

  • Strong problem-solving skills dealing with technical and interpersonal issues.

  • Ability to work in a team environmental and to collaborate with a variety of staff members in a positive manner.

  • Knowledge of effective customer relations and ability to provide positive, supportive interactions with patients and staff.

  • Ability to operate a computer.

  • Demonstrates a high degree of professionalism.

Physical Requirements:

Medium : Ability to lift up to 50 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

UW Health is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Our integrity shines through in patient care interactions and our daily work practices as we work to embrace the knowledge, unique perspectives and qualities each employee and faculty member brings to work each day. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, women, and LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities are strongly encouraged. EOE, including disability/vets.

Work Schedule:

This is a full-time, 1.0 FTE position, with weekday shifts from 6:00 am to 2:30 pm, and weekend/holiday rotation, along with on-call weekend/holiday rotation. Hours may vary based on the operational needs of the department.

University Hospitalin Madison is a Magnet-designated facility thatsranked Wisconsins #1 hospitaland considered one of the nation's leading hospitals, teaching institutions and referral centers.

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Posted: 2021-06-08 Expires: 2021-07-07
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