Electrocardiograph Technician

Posted on January 8, 2024
SEIU 925
University of Washington
 - $ 
 per hour
Seattle, WA
Health insurance, Paid time off, Paid holidays, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Retirement benefits, Life and disability insurance
Applications accepted until position filled
Req #: 229178
Job Location: UW Medical Center – Northwest
Posting Date: 01/05/2024
Closing Info: Open Until Filled
Salary: $22.92 – $33.32 per hour
Other Compensation:
Union Position: Yes
Shift: First Shift
Benefits: The University of Washington (UW) offers a wide range of benefits as part of your total compensation package. Choose from top medical and dental insurance programs; plan for your future with tax-deferred investing through the UW retirement options; enjoy generous vacation and sick leave policies; and protect yourself and your family with life and long-term disability insurance. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.

UW Medical Center – Northwest has an outstanding opportunity for a PART TIME, EKG TECHNICIAN.


  • Per-diem anytime from 0630-2300


  • Conveniently located near public transportation
  • Make a difference for the patients and employees we serve
  • Opportunity to provide career growth


  • Located in north Seattle, Heart Institute at UW Medical Center – Northwest provides a wide range of cardiac services, including early prevention, risk assessment and acute and chronic disease management.


  • Sets up exam area, ensuring all necessary equipment and supplies are ready
  • Prepares and informs patients of exam procedure, observes and monitors patient’s condition and reactions to exam
  • Independently performs assigned EKG exams in accordance with established protocols and standards, demonstrates ability to perform the entire variety of technical procedures
  • Performs quality assurance checks on equipment and processes per department policies, and investigates and informs supervisor of any quality issues or problems
  • Operates equipment according to departmental procedures, adjusts equipment parameters to obtain high-quality recordings, and calibrates and inspects/evaluates equipment for proper functioning
  • Interprets EKG data; edits, types and charts reports, inputs exam orders, patient data, and patient charges
  • Continually evaluates patient flow and work assignments, makes necessary adjustments, and prioritizes work effectively.
  • Answers phones and assists with clerical and support activities such as typing, data entry, filing, microfilming, registration, scheduling, etc
  • Assists with training new personnel, prepares and presents in-service education programs if assigned


  • High School education or GED equivalent
  • Training and experience in performing EKGs gained through working as a Resident EKG Technician at UWMC OR previous experience in recording electrocardiograms in a hospital setting for a minimum of six months
About the employer: University of Washington

The UW is one of the world’s preeminent public universities. Our impact on individuals, our region and the world is profound — whether we are launching young people into a boundless future or confronting the grand challenges of our time through undaunted research and scholarship. Ranked No. 7 in the world on the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Global Universities rankings, the UW educates more than 54,000 students annually. We turn ideas into impact and transform lives and our world. For more about our impact, visit our news site, UW News.

About your union: SEIU 925

SEIU 925 unites 17,000 people in Washington who work in education from early learning through higher education, as well as members who work in local government and nonprofits. We work together to provide quality education for children and students, to ensure that education remains a state priority, and to strengthen our workforce. We provide quality public services to our communities across the state. The mission of SEIU 925 is to win political and economic power for working people to advance the well-being of our members, their families and all working people by developing leaders who are a voice for change in the workplace and solidarity in our communities.

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