As the Baby Boom generation ages, more people will need medical attention, and EKG tech jobs reflect that. According to the BLS, cardiovascular/vascular technologist and technician jobs will grow by 29% between 2010 and 2020, which is much faster than the average job.
The EKG Technician usually works in a laboratory or diagnostic office surrounded by fellow medical personnel and the patients who are there to undergo these tests.
The skills required for this position are: mechanical aptitude, attention to detailed instructions, good communication skills which is essential in dealing with physicians, pleasant bedside manners since the tech deals mostly with patients who have life-threatening conditions.
Why choose the Certified EKG Training Program at E&S Academy?
• A student wanting to become a Certified EKG Technician in NJ will gain a strong knowledge about electrocardiography as we offer 90 hours of classroom instruction.
• Students also get to learn unit operation, lead placement, troubleshooting, analysis of EKG grid paper, recognizing EKG patterns in all 12 leads, plotting EKG axes and other such job skills.
• Training in stress testing and Holter monitoring test is also a part of the EKG / ECG certification program.
• All students will have the chance to take up externships to gain experience in the real world and learn more about the course from experts in the field.
We also offer:
Flexible class times
Morning and evening classes
Customizable Payment plans
. EKG Technician daily Tasks include:
• Operate electrocardiogram equipment to perform routine or emergency tests.
• Monitor and document test results.
• Advise physicians in diagnosis and treatment of cardiac, vascular, or blood vessel issues