UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
Specification for Class
ELECTROCARDIOGRAPH TECHNICIAN 2
UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP
8296 (SEIU LOCAL 925 Medical/Laboratory Tech)
8714 (WFSE HMC)
Perform all technical aspects of non-invasive diagnostic procedures provided by an ECG laboratory and operate and understand all ECG laboratory equipment.
Operate complex cardiac diagnostic equipment such as ambulatory recorders, stress testing equipment, polarcardiograph, vector-cardiograph, and cardiocheck pacemaker. Train nursing and medical staff in the routine use of electrocardiographic equipment.
Operate ECG machines such as single channel and 3-channel electrocardiogram, polarcardiograms, vectorcardiograms, and cardio-page writer; review recordings and adjust machine to obtain technically good tracing;
Conduct special procedures involving dynamic electrocardiography, such as ambulatory recording and treadmill exercise testing; perform and/or assist in cardiopulmonary resuscitation;
Organize recordings for daily evaluation by medical students and attending staff cardiologists; search for and provide prior recordings for comparison;
Review patient's clinical record to obtain and record identifying information required for ECG records;
Troubleshoot equipment malfunctions;report repair needs to laboratory leadership;
Train student technologists, medical assistants, and other staff in the operation of electrocardiographic equipment; assist in research projects involving ECG laboratory;
Perform the work of Electrocardiograph Technician I;
May assist in intravenous setups and preparation of sterile trays;
May assist physicians in the heart catheterization laboratory;
Perform related duties as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS - Classified Non-Union
High school graduation or equivalent AND one year of experience as an ECG Technician I AND certified in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation AND certified by the National Alliance of Cardiovascular Technologists OR certified within one year from date of hire.
New Class: 10-12-73
Revise Class/Title: 10-21-85
Revise MQ: 7-2-90
Revise Class/Title/MQ: 9-15-95
CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05