EKG Tech, Cardiac Imaging

Mercy Medical Center

This position supports Mercy's philosophy of patient centered care by Performing Electrocardiograms in a variety of settings, including the Emergency Department and all in-house locations. Performs Holter and Event monitor placements. Designated EKG technicians may perform general floor respiratory therapy procedures in accordance with education requirements.
Job Duties
  • Ensure that all accurate and clinically relevant information is communicated with patients, their families and co-workers at hand-offs and other times as needed. Take all measures necessary to ensure that the appropriate and involved parties have communicated necessary information in order to allow for the best possible patient outcome.
  • Performs EKG services according to established procedure of the hospital
  • Performs specialty EKG's, such as pediatric, pacemaker magnet check and right-sided EKGs
  • Reconciles all EKGs with order and assigns to physicians appropriately and in timely manner
  • Distinguishes critical values and follows through on provider notification for inpatients and outpatients.
  • Differentiates STAT EKG process
  • Maintains equipment and able to troubleshoot issues that arise
  • Assists with the training of new employees, student interns, and employees of other departments.
  • Places EKG's in appropriate physician's box, collects and sorts interpreted tracings and performs all necessary paperwork including distribution of reports
  • Performs event monitor and holter monitor placement with appropriate paperwork.
  • Performs general respiratory therapy if applicable.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Basic EKG interpretation skills preferred, some medical terminology preferred
Professional Experience
  • Cardiology, nursing, EMT services, Medical Assistant, Nursing Assistant, Respiratory Therapy or equivalent work experience preferred.
  • High school education or GED equivalency required
Licensure, Certification, Registration
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support certification, in accordance with American Heart Association required.

Location: Mercy Medical Center - Cedar Rapids · Cardiac Imaging
Schedule: PRN, Variable/Rotating Shifts, variable

Job ID: 82777

Posted 22 days ago

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