Tri-City Medical Center

  • EKG TECH

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/7/2018 6:58 PM)
    ID
    2018-7270
    FTE Status
    PD .2
    Shift
    Day
    Cost Center/Dept
    7590 - Cardiology
    Work Schedule
    Rotating
  • 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.

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