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EKG Technician

CentraState Healthcare System
Freehold, NJ 07728

Overview

Records and manages the information of the electrical conduction of the heart muscle on an electrocardiogram recorder to assist the physician in the diagnosis of cardiac disease.

Responsibilities

  • Recognizes and reports abnormal changes in EKG recording.
  • Removes Holter monitor recorders.
  • Gathers data for pacemaker evaluation transmits.
  • Immediately reports to station calling code or MRT, prepared with EKG equipmen
  • Effectively manages EKGs within the Pyramis ECG management system.
  • Correctly calibrates and adjusts electrocardiograph equipment.
  • Recognizes artifact and takes appropriate steps to eliminate same.
  • Performs proper lead placement.
  • Obtains stat readings within one hour and disseminates to appropriate providers.
  • Assists with orientation of new employees to department.
  • Assists with collecting data for performance improvement initiatives.

Qualifications

Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalency required.
  • Completion of EKG course preferred. Will consider candidates with relevant on-the-job experience in lieu of course.

Work Experience:

  • Previous or related experience preferred.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • BLS required.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

Knowledge of medical terminology. Must be able to use computer and keyboard.

Physical Demands

Working Conditions:

Works in a normal hospital environment with frequent exposure to sick or injured patients.

 

Exposure:

Daily potential for exposure to blood and/or body fluids.

 

Physical Demands:

Sitting - Occasionally

Standing/Walking - Frequently

Kneeling/Stooping - Rarely

Bending/Climbing - Rarely

Reaching above shoulder, at waist or below waist - Rarely

Lifting/Pushing or Pulling up to 40 pounds - Rarely

Lifting/Pushing or Pulling over 40 pounds Rarely

Typing/Filing - Frequently

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Categories

Posted: 2019-08-07 Expires: 2019-09-06

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Freehold, NJ 07728

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