Cardiac Stress Technician
The Cardiac Stress Technician will work under the direct
supervision of site physician, performing various professional and
administrative duties related to cardiac stress testing. This
includes but not limited to patient preparation, administration of
exercise and pharmacological stress tests, and application of BLS
measures to patients when directed.
Performs cardiac stress testing (nuclear and non-nuclear) under
the supervision of the onsite registered nurse and physician.
Duties include: clinical chart preparation; vital signs; EKG
performance and monitoring during stress testing, reviews current
medication list, past medical history, social history, and review
Applies heart monitors and instructs patients on their use.
Enters data in the EMR.
Provides patient education.
Other activities and responsibilities as directed.
HS Diploma or equivalent required
Bachelors degree in Exercise Physiology/Science or related
major OR successful completion of a Cardiac Technician
Strong 12-lead ECG interpretation skills
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) required; Advanced
Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) preferred
Computer literate; prior experience with the use of an
Electronic Medical Record (EMR) preferred
Prior experience in a clinical position; cardiology field
Strong organizational and analytical skills
Strong interpersonal and patient care skills
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