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EKG Technician I, Cardiology(Heart Station), Resurrection Medical Center,Chicago


Requisition ID: 53597

Location: Presence Resurrection Med

Location Address:
7435 West Talcott, Chicago, IL  60631 United States (US)

 

Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 0
Employment Status: PRN / Registry 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Rotating
FLSA: N

 

SUMMARY

The EKG Technician I performs cardiac testing procedures related to Cardiac stress testing, EKG recording/editing, and Holter monitoring according to established standards and procedures.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1.  Utilizes diagnostic testing procedures on an electrocardiograph (EKG), along with a variety of techniques, equipment, and computer displays to perform testing.

 

2.  Interviews patients to obtain vital statistics and medical history. Documents results in patients’ records.

 

3.  Attaches patients to stress testing equipment and records pre-test data, to use for baseline measurements, according to Presence Health testing protocol.

 

4.  Records output and results from treadmill including angle and speed, EKG, Blood pressure and discomfort and/or pain. Report abnormal findings according to hospital policy.

 

5.  Scans Holter monitor recording. Identifies, evaluates and assesses cardiac arrhythmia, signs and symptoms of myocardial infarction and its manifestation on electrocardiogram and pacemaker function evaluation.

 

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

Education and/or Experience                                                             

High school diploma or GED required.

 

One year or more experience in diagnostic Cardiology procedures including stress testing and ambulatory monitor connection and scanning preferred.

 

Computer Skills                                                         

Knowledge of Microsoft Office software and bilingual in Spanish or Polish preferred.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

CPR certification required. Registration or certification eligible with the American Cardiology Technologists Association.

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Business Unit: Presence Resurrection Med Cntr
Department Name: Cardiology(Heart Station) RMC