EKG Technician

Job Requisition #: JR66938

End Date: 4/24/2023

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Technician (Clinical)

Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Evening/Morning

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Do you want to work at one of the Top 100 Hospitals in the nation? We are guided by our values of Love and Excellence and are passionate about delivering health, not just health care. Come join us at ChristianaCare!

Responsible for assisting with diagnostic tests using electrocardiograms (EKGs) to capture patient heart rhythm and rate. (EKGs are performed before/after operations, during physicals, examinations of patients with a history of heart disease, when patients are experiencing chest pains, and other times deemed necessary by physicians.). This is a rotating shift position, day, evening, midnights.  Every other weekend and holiday. 


  • Perform EKG tracings for Newark, Union, and Wilmington Hospitals.
  • Transfer EKG into computer.
  • Make a charge for a patient as needed.
  • Prepares EKG tracing for dictator/editing.
  • Must be able to interpret/identify cardiac rhythms and dysrhythmias.
  • Performs pacemaker interrogations as requested in the Emergency Depts. (Christiana/Wilmington)
  • Cleans and stocks EKG machine for critical care units.
  • Answer telephone takes messages and route calls.
  • Assist clerical staff and performs other related duties as required.
  • Assist with all stress testing (Cecil Campus)
  • Prepares, applies and discontinues Holter monitors (Cecil Campus)
  • Scans Holter monitor recordings for interpretation by Cardiologist. (Cecil Campus)
  • Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to provide care appropriate to neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients, including knowledge of growth and development, the ability to obtain and interpret information to identify patient needs, and to provide the care needed.
  • Performs assigned work safely, adhering to establish departmental safety rules and practices.  Reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


  • Frequent contact with physicians, patients, nursing staff, various labs, clerical, visitors and families in performing electrocardiographic test, collecting billing information and coordinating daily work load.


  • High School graduate or its equivalent.
  • Basic CCU inservice and medical terminology.  EKG experience preferred.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.


  • Knowledge of EKG machine program format.
  • Knowledge of office equipment and machines.
  • Ability to learn departmental policies and procedures.
  • Ability to be efficient and accurate.
  • Ability to enter and retrieve information on computer terminal.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work assignments.
  • Ability to exercise judgment, tact and diplomacy.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.
  • Ability to assist with basic EKG training for other departments.


  • Yearly EKG competency & critical result review (Cecil Campus),
  • BEAT class training upon hire/transfer into the department with certificate of completion.
  • CPR W/AED certification card upon completion (every two years).


  • Bending, stooping, standing, walking, and reaching while performing tests.


  • Generally pleasant office environment but can be stressful at times.

ChristianaCare Offers:

  • Full Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, etc.
  • Two retirement planning offerings, including 403(b) with company contributions
  • Generous paid time off with annual roll-over and opportunities to cash out
  • 12 week paid parental leave
  • Tuition assistance
  • Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to care.com, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!


EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

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At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

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We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.


ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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