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Hospital Lab Technician, Per Diem - Adult Electrocardiography (HOSP LAB TCHN 1 PD)

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POST DATE 9/2/2016
END DATE 11/3/2016

University of California - San Francisco Medical Centers San Francisco, CA

San Francisco, CA
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Part Time
Job Type
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Job Title

Hospital Lab Technician, Per Diem - Adult Electrocardiography (HOSP LAB TCHN 1 PD)

Job ID


Job Code


Job Family

Technical & Technologist



Weekly Hours

8 ; 20%

Appointment Type

Per Diem


Adult Electrocardiography


8-hour Variable

Full/Part Time


Union Information

This classification is represented by a union

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Our legacy of unsurpassed patient care and unceasing mission to integrate high-tech medical research with clinical operations has led to our prestigious standing as one of the top 10 hospitals in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report. As a premier health care institution dedicated to advancing health worldwide, UCSF Medical Center can also be the best place to advance and shape your career.

The medical center's employees are one of the most important reasons why we are recognized as one of the nation's best hospitals. To work at UCSF Medical Center is to be part of an institution that provides the highest caliber of care to patients; a nurturing, dynamic and team-oriented atmosphere in which to best use your skills and talents.

Department Description

The UCSF Adult Cardiac Echocardiography Lab provides a full array of echocardiography (cardiac ultrasound) diagnostic procedures including both two- and three-dimensional transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography, stress echocardiography and color flow Doppler.

The lab is nationally accredited through the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories (ICAEL).

Services are available at three campus locations: Parnassus, UCSF Mount Zion Medical Center and the UCSF Cardiology Clinic.

Job Summary

Works closely with the ECG Lab s Hospital Lab Technician in the accomplishment of the Adult/Pediatric ECG/Cardiac Stress Laboratory objectives. Edits ECGs for clerical correctness and maintains familiarity of the MUSE archive system. For both Adult and Pediatric patients, performs and downloads 12 or 15 lead ECG s using the MAC5500 ECG machine, Holter hook-ups (including Zio Patch) and down-loading, event monitor hook-ups, registers the patients in the corresponding LifeWatch or iRhythm Zio patch online registration system.

Also may perform Signal Average ECGs, ambulatory blood pressure monitoring or educational instruction as needed by various departments within the enterprise.

Assists in the preparation, processing, and maintenance of supplies and equipment and can provide limited technical support of the GE MAC5500 machine.

The flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Medical Center locations is required.

Required Qualifications

* Three to five years experience in a hospital or healthcare position

* Trained in performing 12 lead ECGs

* Completion of an Electrocardiogram Technician Training (CVT) program or equivalent

* Active American Heart Association CPR certification

* High School diploma or equivalent

* Previous work experience using personal computer applications

* The flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Medical Center locations is required

Preferred Qualifications

* Education equivalent to an AA degree

* Experience using computer ECG Management and Electronic Medical Record systems


* Active American Heart Association CPR certification

Living Pride Standards

Service Excellence

* Demonstrates service excellence by following the Everyday PRIDE Guide with the UCSF Medical Center standards and expectations for communication and behavior. These standards and expectations convey specific behavior associated with the Medical Center s values: Professionalism, Respect, Integrity, Diversity and Excellence, and provide guidance on how we communicate with patients, visitors, faculty, staff, and students, virtually everyone, every day and with every encounter. These standards include, but are not limited to: personal appearance, acknowledging and greeting all patients and families, introductions using AIDET, managing up, service recovery, managing delays and expectations, phone standards, electronic communication, team work, cultural sensitivity and competency.

* Uses effective communication skills with patients and staff; demonstrates proper telephone techniques and etiquette; acts as an escort to any patient or family member needing directions; shows sensitivity to differences of culture; demonstrates a positive and supportive manner in which patients / families/ colleagues perceive interactions as positive and supportive. Exhibits team work skills to positively acknowledge and recognize other colleagues, and uses personal experiences to model and teach Living PRIDE standards.

* Exhibits tact and professionalism in difficult situations according to PRIDE Values and Practices

* Demonstrates an understanding of and adheres to privacy, confidentiality, and security policies and procedures related to Protected Health Information (PHI) or other sensitive and personal information.

* Demonstrates an understanding of and adheres to safety and infection control policies and procedures.

* Assumes accountability for improving quality metrics associated with department/unit and meeting organizational/departmental targets.

Work Environment

* Keeps working areas neat, orderly and clutter-free, including the hallways. Adheres to cleaning processes and puts things back where they belong. Removes and reports broken equipment and furniture.

* Picks up and disposes of any litter found throughout entire facility.

* Posts flyers and posters in designated areas only; does not post on walls, doors or windows.

* Knows where the Environment of Care Manual is kept in department; corrects or reports unsafe conditions to the appropriate departments.

* Protects the physical environment and equipment from damage and theft.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Further information about the University of California, San Francisco, is available at UCSF seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.


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