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PRN Stress Technician - Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

Job ID: 134802
Philadelphia, PA, United States
May 20, 2022

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Position Description:
Stress Technician - Per Diem The Heart and Vascular Pavilion at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center is seeking a Stress Technician.
Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to the following:
• Operating EKG stress systems, cardio-pulmonary equipment, blood pressure equipment • Operating AED, O2, IVAC, pulse Ox, computer, telephone, calculator, and copier machines
• Operating stretchers, wheelchairs and all other equipment required of the position • Using mandated precautions while working with radioactive materials and patients • Performing IV placement • Assisting Physician, NP, PA and/or other coworkers during stress testing

Minimum Requirements:
Please apply if you possess these qualifications:
Bachelors degree in Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology, or Exercise Science preferred
2+ years experience in a health care setting with patient interaction required
Active American Heart Association CPR required
Candidate must learn placement of 12-lead EKG and do basic interpretation and pass a competency within six months.
Candidate must learn placement of IV’s using sterile techniques and universal precautions and pass a competency within six months as applicable by location
Experience acquiring and basic reading of 12-lead EKG Preferred
Experience taking blood pressure preferred • One or more years’ experience Stress Testing preferred
Two or more years’ experience in Heart station or Telemetry will be considered
Excellent communication and customer service skills required

    We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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    We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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