Henry Ford Health System Cardiac Diagnostic Technician - Full time Day Shift - West Bloomfield Hospital in West Bloomfield, Michigan

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Under general supervision assists physicians / Ph.D.s/ nurses with the preparation and testing of a variety of cardiac diagnostic procedures. Prepares and operates cardiac monitoring equipment. Provides health screening, patient motivation, and education for patients as directed.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Non-Invasive Lab, Trans-telephonic Lab

  • Assists physicians and nurses with the preparation and execution of a variety of cardiac diagnostic procedures. Includes form completion and data entry as necessary.

  • Obtains verbal medical history, risk factor stratification, medication list and patient's complaint. Obtains signed consent and explains tests and discharge instructions.

  • Assesses physical limitations of patients to insure that a safe proper procedure is performed. Determines proper location of 12 lead electrodes, prepares skin for placement and attaches electrodes.

  • Prepares intravenous set-up for insertion. May initiate intravenous access for nurses when necessary based on approved protocols.

  • Obtains blood pressures, heart rates, and electrocardiograms as needed during various procedures. Monitors for any abnormalities pre-procedure, during procedure, and post procedure.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Completion of Associate's degree in Cardiology, Biomedical, or Radiology Technology or the equivalent experience.

  •  Physical ability (unrestricted) required to:

  • oProperly lift and transfer patients from beds and chairs to exam tables. Push 70+ pound equipment to and from units.

  • oConduct exercise programs consisting of walking, jogging, swimming, etc.

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURES REQUIRED:

  • BLS-C Certification

    Overview

    Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated U.S. health

    care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education. The system includes

    the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, five hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health

    insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory

    network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a

    full continuum of care. In 2015, Henry Ford provided $299 million in uncompensated care.

    The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 24,600

    employees. Henry Ford is a 2011Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. The

    health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter III. To learn more, visitHenryFord.com.

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