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EKG Technician

Rapid City, SD Full time 21_3307

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Job Category

Diagnostics

Job Family

Studies

Department

MHHVI Cardiology

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

Shift

Employee Type

Regular

Job Summary

The EKG Technician is responsible for providing quality 12 lead and 15 lead EKG's, 24 and 48 hour Holter Monitoring, Signal Average EKG's, Event Monitors, and proper editing of all Holter Monitor reports and EKG’s, including outreach information. EKG Technicians are also responsible for working in the different areas in Cardiac Services; to assist patient preparation for procedures and may assist in each area of Cardiac Rehabilitation. The EKG Technician works cooperatively with registered nurses, exercise physiologists and specialists, cardiac sonographers, other EKG Technicians, and other Healthcare professionals. The EKG Technician serves patients of all ages.

Job Description

Essential Functions:
●Accurately screen patients prior to their arrival, based upon medical history and medication list, to anticipate which patients will need EKG or ABI.
●Demonstrates knowledge and proficiency in the completion of vitals and EKGs.
●Perform ABI and staple or suture removals.
●Clinical performance of / assistance with non-invasive testing: blood pressures, preparing patients for various stress tests and transporting patients.
●Complete vital signs and EKG.
●Daily operation of the Tracemaster EKG System.
●Assist the nursing staff with clerical and clinical duties.
●All other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements

Required:
Education - High School Diploma/GED Equivalent in General Studies

Preferred:
Experience - 1+ years of EKG/EEG/ECG Experience
Education - Associates degree in Related Field

Physical Requirements:
Light work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

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