Sr. EKG Technician
- Location: Dallas, TX
- Posted: May 16, 2019
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Performs concurrent monitoring of patients on telemetry and event monitors, and performs routine and emergency EKGs in order to provide diagnostic tools for diagnosis and treatment.
-Must have two years of experience performing Cardio graphic procedures.
-Prefer one year experience working in an urban healthcare system.
-Must have a current Heartsaver CPR course completion card within 90 days of hire and/or placement in job from one of the following:
o American Heart Association
o American Red Cross Rescuer
o Military Training Network
Equivalent Education and/or Experience:
-May have an equivalent combination of education and/or experience in lieu of specific education and/or experience as stated above.
Skills or Special Abilities:
-Must demonstrate during the interview the ability to interpret EKG rhythm strips
-Must be able to demonstrate EKG rhythm interpretation by completing the challenge test with a passing grade of at least 80% within the 90 day probationary period.
-Must be able to identify the proper placement of electrodes for a 12-Lead EKG.
-Must be able to perform 12-Lead EKG.
-Must be able to utilize the MUSE (EKG Management System) for edit of EKGs prior to physician interpretation.
-Must be able to perform Stress Testing, including hook-up, monitoring and blood pressures during exercise.
-Must be able to perform Holter Monitoring, including hook-up.
-Must be able to perform Event Monitoring, including hook-up and reception.
-Must be able to communicate effectively with patients, visitors and hospital staff.
-Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of a PC operations and the ability to use work processing and spreadsheet software in a Windows environment.
-Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of equipment in order to monitor its general working condition.
-Utilizes creativity and innovation in attaining desired outcomes.
-Uses a holistic approach and persists when solving problems.
-Works in a highly organized manner, capturing and attending to details as well as the bigger picture.
-Acts with a sense of urgency.
-Synthesizes information and shares with a larger group.
-Works effectively in an ambiguous environment.
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Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth
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