EKG Tech - #5507470
CAMC Health System
Accurate performance and recording of electrocardiographs, stress tests and rhythm strips for use in the diagnosis of patient illness.
• Accurately perform and record electrocardiograms, stress tests, and rhythm strips for use in the diagnosis of patient illness. • Accurate skin prep and lead placement to hook up 24 hour Holter monitors. • Instruct patient on what is to occur during various tests. • Perform adequate skin preparation on patient and attach electrodes in appropriate areas. Obtain high quality tracings. • Identify abnormalities and take appropriate action. • Notify physicians or nursing staff of abnormal findings. • Independently prioritize multiple demands/requests for testing,respond to trauma, codes, med alerts and stroke calls. • Accurate transcription of physician interpretations for inclusion in patient records. • Perform filing and charting of test results in an accurate and timely manner. • Properly care for and clean equipment within the department. • Maintain an adequate stock of supplies within the department. • Interact with various departments, personnel, and physicians. • Assist physicians with various procedures and projects. • Identify, resolve, or report real or potential customer concerns. • Participate in continuing education and inservice programs. • Orient and train employees as assigned. • Use courteous, positive, and effective verbal and non-verbal communication utilizing interpersonal skills and technology available.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Patient Group Knowledge (Only applies to positions with direct patient contact) The employee must possess/obtain (by the end of the orientation period) and demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide developmentally appropriate assessment, treatment or care as defined by the department’s identified patient ages. Specifically the employee must be able to demonstrate competency in: 1) ability to obtain and interpret information in terms of patient needs; 2) knowledge of growth and development; and 3) understanding of the range of treatment needed by the patients. Competency Statement Must demonstrate competency through an initial orientation and ongoing competency validation to independently perform tasks and additional duties as specified in the job description and the unit/department specific competency checklist. Common Duties and Responsibilities (Essential duties common to all positions) 1. Maintain and document all applicable required education. 2. Demonstrate positive customer service and co-worker relations. 3. Comply with the company's attendance policy. 4. Participate in the continuous, quality improvement activities of the department and institution. 5. Perform work in a cost effective manner. 6. Perform work in accordance with all departmental pay practices and scheduling policies, including but not limited to, overtime, various shift work, and on-call situations. 7. Perform work in alignment with the overall mission and strategic plan of the organization. 8. Follow organizational and departmental policies and procedures, as applicable. 9. Perform related duties as assigned.
• High School Diploma or GED (Required)
• Basic Life Support (Required) Within 30 days of hireWithin 30 days of hire
Work Schedule: Varies
Status: Special Part Time
Location: Memorial Hospital
Location of Job: US:WV:Charleston