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EKG Technician

Chinese Hospital | San Francisco Bay Area

About This Role



Reports to

Cardiopulmonary Manager


Per Diem, Non Exempt

Requisition #


Performs electrocardiography and various cardiac setup procedures for pediatric through adults for the diagnostic evaluation and care of patients with cardiac disease and/or illness. Assists with various clerical duties of the department.

• Knowledge of EKG equipment
• Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment
• Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, medical staff and the public
• Ability to maintain quality control standards
• Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations
• Ability to work under pressure with frequent interruptions
• Ability to write and communicate clearly
• Ability to work collaboratively and independently
• Possesses organizational skills
• Operates various cardiac equipment for diagnostic cardiac testing in accordance to policy and procedures.
• Answers phones, greets and directs visitors, patients and family promptly and professionally.
• Assists with various clerical duties of the department.
• Assists with department records, reports and files.
• Assists with appointment scheduling.
• Assists in the cleaning, maintenance and preparation of cardiac equipment.
• Proficient in the operation of the following patient care equipment: EKG machine, and holter monitors.
• Must be familiar with hospital beds, wheelchairs and gurneys and echocardiograph machine.
• Complies with CHA Compliance Handbook including the Code of Ethics and all statues, regulations and guidelines applicable to federal and state programs.
• Responsibilities include: following the guidelines and reporting suspected violations of any statue, agreements or guidelines applicable to all healthcare programs.
• Follows Hospital and Department policies and procedures at all times, including but not limited to: Administrative Manual, Environment of Care, Human Resources, Infection Control, Corporate Compliance, Code of Ethics, etc.
• Attend, actively participate and complete in-services, training classes, mandatory classes, seminars/workshops, staff meetings, exercises and drills; reads all department communication and assigned materials.
• Customer Service – Provides excellent customer service and shows compassion to all patients, visitors and co-workers. Seeks feedback to ensure all needs are met. Anticipates and recognizes the concerns of others, even if those concerns are not openly expressed.
• Communication – Keeps manager and team informed of progress, problems, development and plans. Gets along and interacts positively with co-workers and others.
• Accepts and performs other duties as assigned.

• Current certification in CPR/Basic Life Support
• Computer proficiency (EMR knowledge a plus)
• Strong communication skills
• Ability to effectively present information, both verbal and written
• Ability to take initiative, adapt to changing priorities, and work independently
• Strong time management and prioritization skills
• Knowledge of Medical Terminology including medications
• Fluent in English and Chinese (Cantonese and/or Mandarin)

• Knowledge of community resources and cultural needs
• High School Diploma or GED

• Prolonged standing
• Frequent bending, pushing, pulling, stooping, crouching and lifting up to or
> 100 lbs. With assistance
• The ability to write and comprehend English
• Eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity
• Ability to walk up and down stairs
• Ability to move about quickly and adjust to short notice changes, emergency or unusual routine
• Normal visual acuity and hearing
• Use of medical and office equipment
• Able to lift up to 30 pounds
• Use proper body mechanics when handling equipment
• Standing, walking and moving 50% of the day

Complies with Chinese Hospital Compliance Handbook including Code of Ethics and all statutes, regulations, guidelines applicable to federal and state programs. Responsibilities include, following the guidelines and reporting suspected violations of any statute, regulations, agreements or guidelines applicable to all healthcare programs.

I have read and understand the duties, responsibilities, and expectations pertaining to the position. I understand that this job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed. It is not intended to serve as an exhaustive list of all duties, skills and responsibilities required. I have been allowed to clarify and ask questions about this job description.

Starting at $29.01 – $33.49 per hour. The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training. This pay scale is not a promise of a particular wage.

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