EKG Technician - Flex
Conducts noninvasive diagnostic tests provided by the Cardiology, Cardiothoracic and Thoracic Surgery Clinics. Provides technical support to the electrocardiogram lab. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range on their assigned laboratory. Requires successful completion of basic dysrhythmia course within 6 months of hire.
- Prepares patient and equipment for testing as described in departmental procedure manual to assure good technical results.
- Registers or applies various cardiac ambulatory monitors or other cardiovascular tests to record patients' cardiac activity, using specialized electronic test equipment, recording devices, or laboratory instruments.
- Explains testing procedures to patients to obtain cooperation and reduce anxiety.
- Monitors patients' blood pressure and heart rate using electrocardiogram equipment during diagnostic or therapeutic procedures to notify the physician if something appears wrong.
- Obtains and record patient identification, medical history, or test results.
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
EducationHigh School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)
SkillsCommunication; Health Information Documentation; Customer Service; Cardiac Testing; Medical Devices And Tools; Epic Knowledge
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