Tower Health

  • EKG Tech

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Requisition ID
    Chestnut Hill Hospital
    Electrocardiography (EKG)
    Allied Health
    Hours per Pay Period
    # of Openings
    Position Type
    Per Diem
    Work Schedule
    Every third weekend
  • Overview

    About the Organization 

    Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.


    With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.


    Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.


    At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health’s commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives.



    This position is responsible for the performance and processing of cardiology test procedures.  There is daily interaction with patients, physicians, family members and other departmental staff.  The candidate must possess interpersonal and communication skills, flexible to adjust for patient volume and testing procedures.



    ·         High School diploma or GED (required)

    ·         CCT certification preferred, however successfully passing an arrhythmia examination is required

    ·         Experience in a related healthcare position (preferred)

    Responsibilities include:

    ·         Knowledge of 12 lead EKG rhythms recognizing rate, regularity, all wave segments, artifact interference and troubleshooting.

    ·         Blood pressure.

    ·         Holter monitor application.

    ·         Stress Test experience a plus.

    ·         Successfully passes a cardiac arrhythmia interpretation examination.

    ·         BLS certification.


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