Cardiac Technician-Exercise Physiologist- Arlington

Arlington, VA
Virginia Heart
Posted 11/08/2022

At Virginia Heart, we aim to create exceptional experiences for both our patients and our employees. our goal is to provide opportunities for our diverse employee population that develop and grow careers in a team-oriented environment focused on patient care.

Every employee, at every level, begins their journey at Virginia Heart learning about the history of the organization and its established culture built on trust and integrity. Our employees drive this culture, and we want you to be a part of it.

Virginia Heart is Northern Virginia's premier cardiovascular practice, bringing an unparalleled standard of excellence to our patients. We are seeking talented and compassionate Cardiac Technicians to join our team of patient-focused professionals.

The Cardiac Technician will provide primary clinical support for the providers in an out-patient setting, ensuring that through teamwork, patients and other customers are provided quality and efficient clinical service.

No nights, no weekends, and no on-call required! We offer competitive wages and benefits such as health insurance, life insurance, paid holidays and vacation.


Assists the provider with patients in the office, including (but not limited to): Clinical Chart Preparation; Obtains the Chief Complaint or reason for the visit; Obtains Vital Signs; Performs an ECG, know the indications for obtaining an ECG; Reviews current Medication List, Past Medical History, Social History, and Review of Systems.
Applies holter and event monitors and instructs patients on their use.
Performs Stress Testing under the direct supervision of a physician, including nuclear testing. Stress testing is a basic, required job function of the Cardiac Tech.
Authorizes prescription refills under direct supervision of the physician.
Enters data in the EMR.
Provides patient education.
Other activities and responsibilities as directed.

Job Requirements:

HS Diploma or equivalent required
Bachelor's degree in Exercise Physiology/Science or related major OR successful completion of a Cardiac Technician course
Strong 12-lead ECG interpretation skills
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) required; Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) preferred
Computer literate; prior experience with the use of an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) preferred
Prior experience in a clinical position; cardiology field preferred
Strong organizational and analytical skills
Strong interpersonal and patient care skills

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only job duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employee may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested, subject to all federal, state, and municipal laws.

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including medical/dental/vision insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, 401(K), and paid vacation, sick and holidays.

We are proud to be an equal-opportunity employer.


$23-25 per hour
Comprehensive benefits package with low premiums (Medical, dental and vision)
Life insurance of 50K covered by Virginia Heart, with option to purchase additional
401K pension plan based on profit and a percentage of salary
Paid Short Term Disability with optional long-term insurance available for purchase
Employee assistance program for mental and physical well-being
Up to 28 days paid time off, with accrual of 1 additional vacation day per year through year 10
Annual merit-based increases
Employee Appreciation Events, includes therapy dogs, raffles, other fun rewards
Career Advancement Opportunities
Employee Referral Bonus
Semi-annual employee surveys
Employee Discount Programs
Flexible spending accounts, pretax dollars for health and dependent care
Employee Committee Opportunities (e.g., Diversity/ Inclusion, Employee Advisory Committee)
No nights, no weekends, no holidays and no on-calls!
Set shifts and schedules


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