UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

ELECTROCARDIOGRAPH TECHNICIAN LEAD

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

6368 (Classified Non Union)
8297 (SEIU LOCAL 925 Medical/Laboratory Tech)

BASIC FUNCTION

Lead Electrocardiograph Technicians and other assigned staff in the clinical operation of an ECG laboratory.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Under general direction, regularly assign, instruct and check the work of others. Coordinate the clinical work performed by Electrocardiograph Technicians and others.

TYPICAL WORK

Plan laboratory schedules and assign priorities according to work load and clinical urgency, initiate corrective action or suggest technical innovations in work methods of staff;

Assist in interviewing and recommending selection of applicants; assign and schedule work; provide input for staff performance evaluations and corrective action when necessary;

Train Electrocardiograph Technicians and others; serve as a resource to other clinical staff;

Assist in preparing annual laboratory budget in collaboration with laboratory manager; assist in monitoring budget;

Maintain laboratory inventory and initiate purchasing of supplies; arrange for the maintenance and repair of equipment;

Participate in clinical conferences and meetings;

Perform the work of Electrocardiograph Technician II;

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 II AND certified in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation AND certified by the National Alliance of Cardiovascular Technologists

OR

equivalent education/experience.

New Class: 9-15-95
CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05