Cardiovascular Technologist (EKG)

Cardiovascular Technologist (EKG)

  • Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
  • Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Summary

This position is responsible for performing all aspects of non-invasive electrocardiography diagnostic testing.

Education / Qualification Required:

  • Graduate of an accredited Cardiovascular program of a minimum two (2) year duration  OR BSc in Nursing with two (2) years Cardiology experience and evidence of formal ECG training
  • BSc in Cardiovascular Technology or equivalent is preferred.

Experience:

  • 2 years post- qualification experience is required

License:

  • Current and clean medical license to practice in country/state of origin
  • Registration with Cardiovascular Credentialing International, Canadian Society of Cardiology Technologists, UK Registration  Council for Clinical Physiologists, The Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand, or equivalent

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Recording and interpretation of 12 lead ECG’s to a very high standard on a range of equipment.
  • Independent practitioner in technician-led exercise stress testing, including nuclear myocardial perfusion stress testing, pharmaceutical and exercise stress echocardiography
  • Ambulatory blood pressure and holter monitoring
  • Ambulatory Holter and Event monitor analysis and reporting.
  • Other Cardiodiagnostic testing as required, such as cardiac device interrogation, remote monitoring of cardiac devices
  • Troubleshoots electronic ECG issues and educates fellow caregivers in conducting an ECG as per CCAD protocol.
  • Teaches theory, instrumentation and interpretation of cardiodiagnostic procedures to junior caregivers.
  • Explains test procedures to patient and answers questions
  • Ensures that rooms are stocked with linens and machine supplies, and maintains cleanliness in treatment rooms
  • Charts preliminary report in patient’s medical record
  • Documents applicable notes on EKG records and reconciles in Tracemaster
  • Performs related clerical duties as needed