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Holter/Stress Test Tech Brainerd

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Physical Location

Baxter, Minnesota

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Dept. Name

MHI Baxter

Hours Per Week





Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Abbott Northwestern Hospital, located in south Minneapolis, is the largest not-for-profit hospital in the Twin Cities and is recognized as an ANCC Magnet-designated hospital. It is known around the region and across the U.S. for its centers of excellence: cancer care through the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute; cardiovascular services in partnership with the Minneapolis Heart Institute; the Spine Institute; Neuroscience Institute; Orthopaedic Institute; perinatology, obstetrics and gynecology through WomenCare; physical rehabilitation through Courage Kenny Rehabilitation InstituteTM; and more. With 5,697 employees, 1,397 physicians and 633 beds, Abbott Northwestern Hospital cares for nearly 370,000 patients and their families each year from the Twin Cities area and throughout the Upper Midwest.


Req ID: 50551
  • Assist physicians/clinicians by verifying patient chart prep completion and rooming patients
  • Take patient vitals & enter data into flowsheet of EMR
  • Document accurately the chief complaint/reason for visit
  • Ensure accurate allergies and medication
  • Communicate directly with physician about the patient
  • Obtain artifact-free 12 lead EKG and perform Stress EKGs
  • Apply holter and event recorders
  • Assist with completion of charge slips
  • Ensure all clinical areas are properly stocked
  • All areas properly decontaminated at end of clinic day or as appropriate
  • Complete log sheet making sure that equipment is operational, lock secure & outdates are within specs
  • Assist with telehealth patient visits


  • CNA or two-year degree in health care field preferred
  • Basic EKG Identification Course (running stress test)



  • Previous EKG experience preferred
  • Medical terminology
  • Minimum two-year direct patient care experience in health care field, preferably cardiology


  • Basic knowledge of anatomy and physiology of the cardiac system
  • Knowledge of operation of cardiac testing equipment
  • Basic knowledge of cardiac medications
  • Knowledge of handling sharps, hazardous materials, and human waste disposal
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Multi-lingual skill highly desirable
  • Basic computer skills required
  • Ability to establish priorities and work in a high activity environment
  • Knowledge of all cardiac stress tests to include regular stress tests, Myoview, Adenosine Myoview, Stress Echo, Dobutamine stress Echo, and CPST


  • BCLS certified

Work Schedule

  • 36 hours a week
  • Monday - Friday 7am - 5pm (variable shifts)
  • Non contract
  • Benefit eligible

Location/Community Information

Baxter is a rapidly growing community in one of Minnesota's fastest growing areas. It is located in west central Crow Wing County, adjacent to the City of Brainerd, approximately 60 miles north of St. Cloud. Baxter is home to an appealing variety of historic buildings, museums, and interesting sightseeing opportunities. The Park & Trail system consists of 5 park areas and miles of paved trails. Take advantage of Baxter attractions and those in the surrounding area, both indoors and out. From a simple picnic or afternoon retreat to the park to a technical hike, a round of golf, or a more adventurous sport, there are plenty of Baxter activities to keep you busy.


  • Located 130 miles north of Minneapolis
  • Population = 8,270

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.

Requisition #

Cardio / Resp / Sleep / Neuro