Nonclinical ECG Assoc III

Job Overview:

Nonclinical Electrocardiography (ECG) Associate III

Are you Scientifically and Process Minded? Organized? Have a Desire to Learn and Strong Personal Accountability? Come join the leading global Contract Research Organization (CRO) for Safety Pharmacology!

We have a great opportunity for a Nonclinical Electrocardiography (ECG) Associate III in our Safety Pharmacology group in Madison, WI.

ECG Analysts are part of a 10-15-person team responsible for collecting, processing, reviewing, analyzing, and interpreting ECGs using multiple animal models. ECG Analysts work in close partnership with Cardiac Safety Scientists to ensure high quality Multi-lead, JET (Jacketed External Telemetry), and Implanted CV data are provided to our clients in academic and pharmaceutical development.
  • No prior ECG training is required!
  • Extensive scientific, technical, and process training provided to the right candidates!

Labcorp Drug Development's work in developing new pharmaceutical solutions has an incredible impact on millions of lives worldwide. Be a part of this life-saving work. Help improve patients' lives while growing your career.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensure timely and high quality interpretation of electrocardiograms after appropriate training and expertise has been demonstrated.
  • Review and analyze ECG recordings to appropriately measure waveform intervals (i.e., PR interval, QRS duration, R-R interval and QT interval).
  • Set up and operate computerized data acquisition and analysis systems to analyze ECGs collected from dogs, nonhuman primates, and pigs in toxicology and safety pharmacology studies. Stay current with all software versions and systems.
  • Responsible for data organization, QA audit responses, internal and external client communication and quality check procedures.
  • Monitor progress and status of time-sensitive documents to ensure internal and external clients receive study information within specified deadlines. Respond appropriately to urgent reports, analysis, and audits.
  • Understand and create Ponemah acquisition protocols to comply with complex study protocol, SOPs and regulatory requirements.
  • Maintains well documented laboratory records according to GLPs.
  • Troubleshoot equipment problems to eliminate and or minimize processing delays.
  • Demonstrate equipment and processes to current and perspective clients, visitors, and auditors.



  • Bachelor's degree in Life Sciences, or Associate's degree in Laboratory Animal Technology or Veterinary Technology with related experience.
  • Experience may be substituted for education.


  • Required: 1-2 years of laboratory experience.
  • Ability to accurately read, record and communicate information.
  • Must learn to recognize the onset and offset of the following ECG intervals and complexes: P waves, QRS complexes, R-waves, the J-point, the ST segment, and the QT interval.
  • Must learn to recognize basic ECG rhythms including, but not limited to, normal sinus rhythm, respiratory sinus arrhythmia, sinus tachycardia and sinus bradycardia.
  • Must learn to recognize abnormal rhythms such as premature atrial, junctional, and ventricular contractions, atrial fibrillation, ventricular fibrillation, bigemini and ventricular tachycardia.
  • Familiarity with computers and ability to master PC based software applications including CMS, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and specialized data acquisition and analysis systems.
  • Able to follow written and verbal directions with little or no direct supervision.