ECG Technician - 107017

ECG & Echo - Non-Invasive Cardiovascular Technology ECG - Technicians Doha Qatar

Introduction

International Medical professionals are invited to apply for these exiting 3 year contract job opportunities in Qatar. Qatar’s national healthcare delivery system is rapidly developing. This group strives to lead in developing the national health system by operating new facilities, implementing state-of-the art technologies, and recruiting the best, most qualified international talent to care for Qatar’s future. Here, you will have the opportunity to team with the best and the brightest professionals in healthcare and to provide world class patient care service for the population. This medical group has one of the biggest workforces in Qatar, with more than 2 million people living and working in Qatar, this diverse and exciting organization has more than 90 different nationalities working to deliver the best care always to their patients and the Qatar community.



Package

3 Year contract (renewable)

  • Single and family contracts available.

Generous Tax free basic salary.  Offered according to experience.

From 4400 QAR up to 7935 QAR per month.  7935 QAR +/- 29 800 ZAR, 1910 EUR , 1700 GBP.  Salary paid in QAR.

  • Free fully furnished accommodation provided.
  • Transport allowance of 1250 QAR per month added to your basic salary.
  • Free "round trip" (to and from home country) flight tickets on joining, annual leave, and on repatriation. For those with family contract offered this will be also be applicable for your family (wife and up to 3 children up to 18 years old).
  • 40 days paid annual vacation days.
  • End of Service Award (at end of contract) which is one month's salary for each year worked.
  • Etc.

The benefits outlined here are those that apply to most employees. Salary offer packages are determined by the employer.  Global Medical Recruiting can assist the applicant with salary offer negotiations with the employer, but in the end the final salary package offered is at the sole discretion of the employer and not of Global Medical Recruiting.


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Minimum Requirements

Minimum Education: (FULL TIME STUDIES ONLY)

  • Minimum Education: High school diploma + minimum of 6 month technical certification program in cardiovascular related modality (i.e., ECG, holter, stress testing, telemetry, etc.)
  • Preferred Education:  3 year diploma in Nursing

Required certification/licensure:

  • Valid Primary License from the country of origin if applicable AND should be eligible for license in the State of Qatar within the Supreme Council of Health.

Minimum Experience: (LICENSED OR REGISTERED EXPERIENCE)

  • Minimum Experience:  1 year of cardiovascular-related experience such as in cardiology, emergency, etc.
  • Preferred Experience:  2+ years of cardiovascular-related experience such as in cardiology, emergency etc.

Language Skills:

  • Fluent in English - Oral and Written.
Specification

Position Summary:

The ECG Technician is a member of the clinical team responsible for operating and maintaining echocardiography and other heart-monitoring machines as appropriate. The technician prepares patients for cardiographic testing on ECG machines and when appropriate, holter monitors, assists patients for stress testing, and performs associated diagnostic tests to measure the heart’s electrical activity. The technician works under the responsibility of the medical staff to facilitate safe and effective care.

The ECG Technician shall, demonstrate knowledge of practical methods and techniques and proficiency in the specialized use of equipment and tools. This knowledge has been gained through technical training.

The ECG Technician works within departmentally agreed routines, using detailed rules and instructions under supervision of the department’s medical or nursing leadership as appropriate.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Produces recordings of electromotive variations in the patient’s heart muscle, using electrocardiography (ECG) machines
  • Provides data for diagnosis of heart conditions
  • Attaches electrodes to the patient’s chest, arms, and legs
  • Connects electrode leads to the monitoring equipment and starts the machines
  • Moves electrodes along specified areas of the chest to produce an electrocardiogram that records electromotive variations occurring in different areas of the heart muscle; monitors for abnormal patterns
  • Keys information into the diagnostic machine or marks tracings to indicate positions of chest electrodes
  • Replenishes supplies of paper and ink in the machines; reports malfunctions
  • Edits and forwards final test results to the attending physician for analysis and interpretation.
  • Performs other duties as required.
About the Employer

Premier non-profit health care provider in Doha, Qatar and the main provider of secondary and tertiary healthcare in Qatar and one of the leading hospital providers in the Middle East. Since its establishment the healthcare provider rapidly developed medical facilities capable of providing state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment of disease.  It currently manages 12 hospitals – 9 specialist hospitals and 3 community hospitals – as well as the National Ambulance Service and home and residential care services.


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