Electrocardiograph Tech (EKG) - Heart Station (GALVESTON)

Galveston, TX 77551
Post Date:
January 11, 2022
Job Status:

Electrocardiograph Tech (EKG) - Heart Station (GALVESTON)

JOB DESCRIPTION:Electrocardiograph Technician provides technical skills in obtaining electrocardiograph tracing, routine exercise stress testing, exercise stress testing with nuclear medicine, Holter/Event Monitor application and scanning of hospital and clinical patients.


  • Prepares appropriate equipment and instruct patients on procedures.

  • Traces 12 lead EKG and transmitting to the system.

  • Enters patient information, as well as edits of electrocardiogram into the system.

  • Interprets EKG rhythms and reports significant changes immediately to the appropriate medical personnel.

  • Hooks up Holter monitor for patients, and obtains scan reports.

  • Cleans of all equipment after each use and makes sure accessory items are properly stored.

  • Participates in team setting to do nuclear medicine pharmacology tests and treadmill exercise tests.

  • Prepares paperwork and traces EKG s during nuclear procedures.

  • Transmits final paperwork to the appropriate department.

  • Hooks up event monitors and prepares paperwork.

  • Performs routine maintenance work on equipment for proper operation.

  • Adheres to internal controls established for department.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:High School or equivalent and related experience required.EKG certified preferred.

WORK SCHEDULE:DAYS:Mon. - Fri. withrotating weekends

SALARY RANGE:$14.31- $21.46/hr, commensurate with experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity

UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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