Job Details

  • Title

    Electrocardiography (EKG) Technician I

  • Category

    Technicians

  • Department

    Cardiology

  • Schedule

    Per-Diem

  • Shift

    Varies

  • Location

    Eisenhower Medical Center
    Rancho Mirage, CA

  • Job Objective: A brief overview of the position.
    • Performs electrocardiography studies on all patient populations served. Maintains communication between physicians, nursing and other departments as part of the health care delivery team.
  • Reports to
    • Manager, Cardiology
  • Supervises
    • N/A
  • Ages of Patients
    • Neonate/ Infant
    • Pediatric
    • Adolescent
    • Adult
    • Geriatric
  • Blood Borne Pathogens
    • Minimal/ No Potential
  • Qualifications
    • Education
      • Preferred: Graduate of an approved Cardiovascular or Medical Assistant program or on the job trainee with one (1) year experience.
    • Licensure/Certification
      • Required: American Heart Association BLS
    • Experience
      • Preferred: A minimum of one (1) year of hospital experience.
  • Essential Responsibilities
    • Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations.
    • Obtains artifact-free electrocardiography.
    • Performs adequate holter monitors.
    • Demonstrates ability to "stand-by" in cardiac arrests (codes) or cardioversion.
    • Performs EKGs in codes or cardioversion.
    • Prepares the patient’s room and equipment for the electrocardiography.
    • Prepares the patient according to the test being performed and confirm the status of skin allergies with patients.
    • Documents and processes procedures on a daily basis in the database.
    • Process billing charges or credits on a daily basis.
    • Performs photocopying, filing, charting of reports in patients medical record as needed.
    • Completes the care and operation of EKG equipment according to technical specifications and application of equipment.
    • Maintains clean, well-stocked equipment with supplies and "in good working order " after each shift.
    • Reports any unsafe or mal-functioning equipment to Bio-med and takes the necessary step in processing reported equipment.
    • Adheres to hospital infection control guidelines, body mechanics and safety, equipment usage and care.
    • Provides teaching and educational material to the patient and or significant others concerning electrocardiography.
    • Performs other duties as requested.

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