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EKG Tech I

Methodist Health System locationCouncil Bluffs, IA
490 positions

Web Mktg Technology Specialist

Methodist Health System locationCouncil Bluffs, IA
490 positions
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Council bluffs, IA, United States


  • Purpose of Job
    • Perform and assist with diagnostic imaging of Electrocardiogram (EKG)'s.
  • Job Requirements
    • Education
      • High school graduate or General Educational Development (G.E.D.) required.

    • Experience
      • Prior experience in healthcare environment preferred.

    • License/Certifications
      • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.
      • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certification required.

    • Skills/Knowledge/Abilities
      • Knowledge of non-invasive Emergency Departments (EDS) techniques and procedures, and advanced Emergency Departments (EDS) procedures.
      • Knowledge of basic cardiology, performance of electrocardiograms, cardiac and thallium stress testing, and holter monitors.
      • Ability to decipher/interpret medical terminology, and follow infection control and safety procedures.
      • Skill in the basic use and maintenance of Emergency Departments (EDS) equipment.
      • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Physical Requirements
    • Weight Demands
      • Medium Work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force.

    • Physical Activity
      • Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):
        • Climbing
        • Crawling
        • Kneeling
        • Sitting
      • Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
        • Balancing
        • Carrying
        • Crouching
        • Distinguish colors
        • Keyboarding/typing
        • Lifting
        • Pulling/Pushing
        • Repetitive Motions
        • Standing
        • Stooping/bending
        • Twisting
        • Walking
      • Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
        • Fingering/Touching
        • Grasping
        • Hearing
        • Reaching
        • Seeing/Visual
        • Speaking/talking

    • Job Hazards
      • Not Related:
        • Explosives (pressurized gas)
        • Electrical Shock/Static
        • Radiation Alpha, Beta and Gamma (particles such as X-ray, Cat Scan, Gamma Knife, etc)
        • Radiation Non-Ionizing (Ultraviolet, visible light, infrared and microwaves that causes injuries to tissue or thermal or photochemical means)
      • Rare (1-33%):
        • Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)
        • Mechanical moving parts/vibrations
      • Frequent (67%-100%):
        • Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) (BBF)
        • Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment)
        • Equipment/Machinery/Tools
  • Essential Job Functions
    • Essential Functions I

      • Promotes positive relations when interacting with patients, visitors, families, physicians, customers and co-workers.
        • Greet, smiles and makes eye contact.
        • Introduces self by name.
        • Volunteers to help co-workers and other employees.
        • Addresses patients and others by surname.
        • Responds quickly to patients and/or other peoples' needs.
        • Knows and demonstrates 6 step customer complaint management process.

      • If Registered Nurse, ability to administer sedation for Electroencephalogram (EEG's) as directed by physician.

      • Performs electrocardiograms, cardiac and thallium stress testing, holter monitoring and scanning, Electrocardiogram (EKG) telemetry checks, and may assist with Electromyogram (EMG)/Nerve conduction velocity test (NCV's).
        • Performs technically accurate and complete tests on all procedures, insuring quality results.
        • Reports any pertinent information to appropriate individuals.

      • Responds to Code 100's.
        • Upon notification, responds immediately to Code 100, being available to perform Electrocardiogram (EKG's) and assist with Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) as needed.

      • Completes and documents patient records.
        • Completes all associated paperwork with each procedure in a timely manner insuring accuracy in documentation.
        • Distributes all interpreted tests appropriately.

      • Infection control and safety.
        • Adheres to department policy and procedure techniques concerning infection control and safety.
        • Utilizes universal precautions.

      • Staff development.
        • Participates in personal development and hospital continuing education programs.
        • Assists with the training of new staff members as necessary.
        • Actively pursues credentialing process.
        • Participates in the department performance improvement program.

      • Maintains inventory of supplies.
        • Monitors inventory of departmental supplies and contacts supervisor for ordering more supplies.

      • Equipment maintenance.
        • Monitors equipment, insuring proper functional operation.
        • Troubleshoots equipment.
        • Reports malfunctioning equipment and replaces equipment as necessary.

    • Essential Functions II

      • Participates in mandatory in-services and/or CE programs as mandated by policies and procedures/external agencies and as directed by management.

      • Follows and understands the mission, vision, core values, Employee Standards of Compassionate Care/AIDET and company policies/procedures.

      • Other duties as assigned.


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