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Cardiology EKG Tech - Per Diem Days

Company: Torrance Memorial Medical Center
Location: Torrance
Posted on: January 8, 2022

Job Description:

Description The Cardiology Technician performs various non-invasive cardiac procedures, including stress testing, Holter monitor hook-up, ECG's for all age groups. These procedures are performed following established department and Medical Center policy and procedures.Core CompetenciesDemonstrates competency in interpersonal relationships with the age specific categories.Provides healthcare services in own job category to the age specific categories.Demonstrates knowledge of clinical norms for the age specific categories.Performs all clinical procedures for adult and pediatric patients per Departmental policy.Recognizes basic cardiac rhythms including EKG changes of acute MI, V TACH, V Fib or heart block and provides intervention as indicated.Initiates Code Blue and emergency measures when indicated according to BCLS and hospital policy.Prepares testing area for procedure, including necessary forms, charts, equipment and supplies.Prepares patient for electrocardiogram and stress testing utilizing proper lead placement and skin preparation.Adheres to infection control guidelines: uses good handwashing technique, adheres to isolation policy, cleaning equipment between patients.Assists physician/R.N. during exercise testing.Performs Holter monitor hookups and removal.Checks results on-line and sends to ordering M.D.Performs ECG's on neonatal, pediatric and adult patientsPrepares test results for interpretation and dictation; completes work process before end of shift.Responds to beeper or iPhone when assigned EKG's.Transports patients as necessary.Orders supplies and maintains appropriate stock levels.Provides training for new personnel or updated training to established personnel.Department Specific CompetenciesEducationDegreeProgramHigh School Diploma/GED or Higher EducationN/AAdditional InformationExperienceNumber of Years ExperienceType of Experience1Performing EKG's or accredited program and/or related classes.Additional InformationN/ALicense / Certification RequirementsBCLS or ACLS Certification from the American Heart Association

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