Tri-City Medical Center

EKG TECH or EKG Tech Intern

2 weeks ago
ID
2017-6296
FTE Status
PD .2
Shift
Eve
Cost Center/Dept
7590 - Cardiology
Work Schedule
Various Shifts, Days, evenings and nights, some On Call hours, Weekends and Holidays Shifts

Overview

Major Position Responsibilities:

  • Prepares the patient for the test by explaining the process and by instructing the patient prior to the test.
  • Performs a proper skin prep, (including shaving if necessary to obtain good lead contact) and accurate lead placement.
  • Operates ECG equipment, including specialized equipment such as treadmills and ECG carts.
  • Records the ECG and sends it to the archival system.
  • Screens the ECG for gross arrhythmias or ST changes and reports such events of concern to the physician.
  • Performs edits in the system as dictated by the reading physician.
  • Maintains accurate & complete computer files for procedures and assist with any other paperwork as needed.
  • Maintains equipment in operating order and notifies supervisor of needed repairs.
  • Utilizes effective communication and interpersonal relationship skills when interacting with others.
  • Responds to all acute emergency situations in a timely manner.
  • Assist with training of electrocardiograph new employee technicians.
  • Performs treadmills in cardiology and outpatient imaging center.

 

Safety and Infection Control Responsibilities

  • Responsible to maintain a safe and clean work environment, including unit based specific safety and infection control requirements.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • 1 year clinical ECG experience required (EKG Tech only)
  • High School diploma or GED.
  • ECG certification required.
  • BLS certification.
  • CCT and RCS preferred.

 

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of ECG equipment, including specialized equipment such as treadmills and ECG carts.
  • Knowledge of computer software.
  • Knowledge of patient care.

 

Certifications:

Will consider certified EMT with 1 year clinical experience as an EMT.

 

Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.

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