ECG Technician

ECG Technician

  • Mayo Clinic -Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC)
  • Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates


Responsible for performs ECG Procedures on all inpatients and outpatients. Assists in patient preparation for ambulatory and stress ECG studies

Education / Qualification Required:

  • Completion of 2 year certificate or diploma program in Medical Sciences or allied health with evidence of formal ECG training


  • Minimum Two (2) NLT years of experience as an ECG Technician.
  • More than 6 months training certificate in ECG program if he/she has diploma/degree other than ECG qualification.


  • Current and in a Good Standing License to practice in country of residence.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Producing recordings of electrocardiograph (ECG)
  • Monitoring electrocardiogram for abnormal patterns.
  • Notifying physicians of critical ECG results
  • Keying information into machine or marks tracing to indicate positions of chest electrodes
  • Replenishing supply of paper and ink in machine and reports malfunctions
  • Editing and forwarding final test results to attending physician for analysis and interpretation
  • Assessing and ordering appropriate materials – equipment following discussion with
    senior staff.
  • To demonstrate and teach the safe use of materials/equipment in an appropriate manner to clients and/or carers within the limits of competency
  • Intervening whenever possible in the fixing and mending of defected equipment and devices
  • Monitoring, and supervising all ECG equipment within the department, flagging any maintenance requirements or breakdowns to senior staff
  • Holter and ambulatory BP monitoring- preparation of patients for 24 hour tapes with complete instruction for patients usage.
  • Assist physicians with stress/ treadmill studies.
  • Help prepare patient for cardiac stress studies and is responsible for patient safety during the stress study
Quality & Safety
  • Ensuring that contemporaneous, written and electronic records, and activity data are maintained in accordance with professional and facility standards
  • Maintaining the strictest confidence in relation to patient information whether formally or informally recorded
  • Maintaining compliance with all safety regulation in manipulating equipment
  • Ensuring the correct use, maintenance and safe storage of all of production & quality related documentation applicable to area of responsibility
  • Assist in monitoring and evaluating processes related to performing ECG studies in order to identify and correct problems, improve systems, processes, and ensure a safe quality services.