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EKG Tech II

Company: CHI St. Luke's Health–Patients Medical Center
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Job Description:

Overview:

Patients Medical Center (PMC) provides inpatient and outpatient medical and surgical services to residents of Pasadena, Deer Park, La Porte, Baytown, and Clear Lake. The facility includes 53 medical/surgical beds, eight ICU beds and three endoscopy rooms, and offers a range of primary and specialized services-wound care, general surgery, gastroenterology, occupational health, heart and vascular, women's services, diagnostic imaging, outpatient rehab services, and sleep disorders. g for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Performs EKG's; charges and edits EKG's after physician interpretation; Assists with EKG training; connects and disconnects holter and event monitors; Performs signal average EKG's; and Bio-Z testing. Performs tests on adolescents, adults, and elderly patients.


Responsibilities

  • Performs routine EKG's and rhythm strips in all patient care areas
  • Responds to and Performs STAT EKG's and attends CODE BLUE situations
  • Observes and reports potentially lethal arrhythmias to the charge nurse or physician
  • Performs special electrocardiography procedures, such as signal average EKG, and esophageal lead tracings
  • Completes preparation of 12 lead EKG tracings for processing and physician interpretation
  • Edits EKG's interpreted by the cardiologist and Prepares for distribution to the patient's medical record
  • Charges for tests completed
  • Prepares connects and disconnects holter and event monitoring equipment
  • Assists in orientation and training of staff to perform EKG's
  • Maintains equipment by daily checking, stocking and cleaning
  • Investigates minor equipment malfunction and Implements corrective action, reports major malfunction to Biomedical Engineering
  • Will participate in the Quality Enhancement Process
  • May be asked to perform other related duties


Qualifications

Required:

*High School Diploma/GED*Successfully completed a basic EKG course and passed the required examination*CPR certified*Advanced Care Life Support (ACLS) Minimum Experience *One (1) Year of Experience Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities *Minimum of (6.months in performing EKG's monitoring EKG's, or holter monitoring scanning
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Keywords: CHI St. Luke's Health–Patients Medical Center, Pasadena , EKG Tech II, Other , Pasadena, Texas

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