Job Description

Job Title: Cardiology Technician II
Job ID: 96658936
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Daylight Hours
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC St. Margaret
Department: Cardiology-EKG
Location: 815 Freeport Road, Pittsburgh PA 15215


Obtain quality Electrocardiograms, Holters application, SA-EKG and Event recordings,. Assist in Exercise Stress testing and evaluate and document rhythms on Holter recordings. Apply monitors for Central Monitoring and maintain equipment and supplies along with front desk activities and light clerical duties.


  • Utilize the Cardiology and Management System, Information System effectively to ensure accurate departmental data, such as reports , statistics and patient information.
  • Assist in student teaching and orientation.
  • Light clerical duties.
  • Perform Exercise Stress Testing, and evaluate EKG rhythms on Holter recordings.
  • Participate in a performance improvement program and implement methods of Improvement.
  • Obtain quality EKG's while following hospital and patient protocols.
  • Recognize and documents all patient information related to patient care.
  • Transcription of cardiology services reports.
  • Work between Cardiology and Central Monitoring addressing each labs needs for a Technician.
  • Complete daily transcriptions.
  • Hook up Flex monitor and maintain equipment.
  • Demonstrates individualized care for each patient.
  • Take responsibility for personal performance improvement.



High School graduate.

Completion of a Medical Assistant program, Cardiology Technician programs or 1 year supervised training in a Cardiology Department.

Microsoft word, Transcription, Basic and Advance arrhythmia class through a continuing education course with documentation of completion and 1 year of supervised Stress Test and Holter scanning in a Cardiology department.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

    Salary Range: $14.51 to $22.15 / hour

    Union Position: No

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