Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Stress Technician in Needham, Massachusetts

Stress Technician

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Job LocationNeedham, Massachusetts

Req ID 15774BR

Department Description: nullJob Location: Needham, MAReq ID: 15774BRJob Summary: Under the direction of a cardiologist, performs stress tests: ETT's, stress echos, nuclear stress tests, persantine stress tests, for diagnostic purposes for inpatients and for outpatients.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Performs stress tests for inpatients and for outpatients

  • Enter into the computer all appropriate data from completed tests and applicable billing.

  • Maintains stress system machines and equipment. Orders supplies.

  • Explains purpose and procedure of applicable stress test to patient.

  • Remains composed, reassuring and able to follow directions during emergency situations, STAT requests and orders.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED required .

  • 0-1 years related work experience required.

  • Experience with computer systems required, including web based applications and some Microsoft Office applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Exercise testing experience preferred


  • Written Communications: Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in written English with internal and external customers.

  • Oral Communications: Ability to comprehend and converse in English to communicate effectively with medical center staff, patients, families and external customers.

  • Knowledge: Ability to demonstrate full working knowledge of standard concepts, practices, procedures and policies with the ability to use them in varied situations.

  • Team Work: Ability to interact respectfully with other employees, professional staff and/or external contacts to offer ideas, identify issues, obtain information or deliver services.

  • Customer Service: Ability to provide a high level of customer service to patients, visitors, staff and external customers in a professional, service-oriented, respectful manner using skills in active listening and problem solving. Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.

Age based Competencies:

Employees in this job must be competent to provide patient care to the following age groups: Neonatal:Birth to 6 months, Youth: 6 months to 16 years, Young adult: 16-30 years, Middle Age: 30 - 60 years, Elderly: 60 -.

Physical Nature of the Job:

Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and or up to 20 pounds of force frequently. Job is physical in nature and employee needs to stand and/or move around through the majority of their shift.