EKG Technician PRN

  • HCA
  • Tallahassee, FL, USA
  • Jan 27, 2018
Healthcare

Job Description

Job Code: 00355-8596

PRN/Per Diem

PRN

Capital Regional is a 266-bed acute-care hospital that offers 24/7 Emergency Services in Leon and Gadsden Counties including; a Pediatric ER, Senior Care ER and an Express Care ER. Offerings also include a Bariatric Center, Behavioral Health Center, Cancer Center, Chest Pain Center w/PCI, Comprehensive Breast Center, Family Center, Heart & Vascular Center, Orthopedic Center, Physical Therapy Services, Seniors First, Sleep Center, Stroke Center, Surgical Services, Wound Healing Center, Network-of-Care Affiliated Physician Practices, and more.

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for performing EKG procedures, including Holter hook up, signal average EKG and Holter scanning once trained. This position is also responsible for all assigned clerical duties related to these procedures.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Performs electrocardiograms on patients in all settings including intensive care areas.
  • Hooks up Holter monitors, instructs patients in the procedure, maintains equipment.
  • May scan Holter once trained.
  • Performs clerical work that is related to procedures.
  • Cleans equipment, stocks area and machines, assures charges are completed. Passes out daily schedules and charts EKG's and other cardiovascular reports to floors, files, and other related duties assigned by the Director.
  • Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, qualify of care or the services delivered.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the occurrence reporting system. Uses system to report potential patient safety issues.
  • Follows established guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patient's care which results in patient harm.
  • Attends in-service presentations and completes all mandatory education requirements.
  • Uses Performance Improvement Plan to improve patient safety.
  • Regular, punctual and dependable attendance.
  • Other duties as assigned.


EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
  • High School diploma or GED required

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:
  • BLS - AHA Healthcare Provider required

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED:
  • Experience preferred

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:
  • Knowledge of Cardiology and EKG arrhythmia preferred
  • Completion of the arrhythmia course within 2 offerings required
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Last Edited: 01/25/2018

Reference

00355-8596