Updated: Apr 15, 2020
Becoming an EKG Technician can be a very rewarding decision. Any position within healthcare can open you up to many opportunities. Here 4 reasons why you should definitely become an EKG tech!
4: You Get to Work alongside a Range of Healthcare Professionals
EKG technicians have the opportunity of working with a range of different staff members. From Nurses to doctors of different specialties, EKG technicians will administrator various types of EKGs and report findings to the practitioners. These practitioners include Physicians, Medical Specialists, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants. Not only will you be exposed to the vast amount of positions in healthcare but we have direct patient interactions as well!
3: Enjoy the Freedom of Growth!
At the Americation, we offer several advancement options for each of our programs. For our EKG technician program, we offer two separate advancements. One for Telemetry Technician and another for Cardiac Arrhythmia Technician. Both of these certifications give you the option for different positions with different responsibilities, all from one program.
2: Having a Job that Makes a Difference!
EKG technicians can easily be overlooked. However, EKG techs have an immensely important function in the healthcare field. The EKGs they administer can tell the healthcare staff in seconds whether or not that person is having or at risk for having a deadly heart attack. EKG's can also pick up heart injury and the specific location of where that injury has occurred! The role of EKG technicians is vital in a hospital setting and you will help save the lives of many.
1: Once You Get Healthcare Experience You Could Do Anything!
Healthcare is unique in that, regardless of the position you hold, the experience you gain can be applied towards any healthcare-related job. EKG technicians can easily transition into a job as a Patient Care Technician or a Clinical Medical Assistant from the experience they have gained in the field. Also, if you ever wanted to go to college for nursing or to become a Physician Assistant previous healthcare experience is sometimes required!