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Operate electrocardiograph equipment to record the electromotive variations in heart muscle actions; assist in the coding, filing, and distribution of EKG data. Perform as a member of the cardiac arrest team, obtaining ECG record of events; assist emergency situations byinitiating and/or assisting in emergency procedures prescribed by hospital policies.
* Operate electrocardiograph equipment to record the electromotive variations in heart muscle actions. *Prepare patient for electrocardiogram by explaining testing procedures and fastening electrodes to specific areas of arms, legs, and chest. *Enter patient information into electrocardiograph including history number and patient's name. *Remove electrodes; add billing charge to requisition slip; review electrocardiogram for technical acceptability and rate. *Mount electrocardiograms for interpretation by physician; code and distribute EKG data; record and file information relating to tests performed. *Clean, adjust and perform routine maintenance on equipmentto ensure proper functioning. *Assist in the training of new personnel. *Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships. Deal tactfully and courteously with the public. Understand and follow oral and written instructions. Accept responsibility for accuracy and responsiveness. Work under pressure. Perform ECG and ECG related studies. Basic computer skills.
High School Graduate or GED
1 Year successful experience as an ECG Technician I.
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