Electrocardiograph Technician Job Description Sample
Providence is calling a Electrocardiograph Technician (Electrocardiology, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
In this position you will:
Use medical equipment, including treadmills and other testing devices.
Individualize patient care applying age related concepts.
Communicate and collaborate with patients and families.
Participate in diagnostic or other patient-oriented procedures.
Required qualifications for this position include:
High School diploma or equivalent
Technical experience in a hospital setting
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Technical school education
Current Basic Life Saving (BLS) certification through the American Heart Association (AHA)
Telemetry and knowledge of heart rhythms
About the hospital you will serve.
St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana has more than 250 licensed beds and serves patients from 17 counties. We have been recognized as a Thomson Reuters Top 100 Hospital and among many other awards, have earned the Premier Award for Quality award repeatedly. Missoula is halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Park. It is a university city of 65,000, surrounded by big sky, scenic mountains, forests and renowned rivers.
Under minimal supervision, performs electrocardiograph (EKG) and other related examinations as ordered. Prepares and secures electrodes to ensure interpretable results; explains methods and procedure to patient; evaluates patient's total condition throughout the test.
Submits EKG, related tests, and arrhythmia monitor results to physician for interpretation, types and files interpretations, enters reports into the computer, and maintains patient logs. Participates in the arrhythmia detector monitoring program, prepares monitor information for physician evaluation, and sends record of patient monitor usage for billing to central office for processing. Sets up and ensures proper functioning of testing and monitoring equipment.
Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, quality improvement, safety, environmental and infection control standards. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
Education: Graduation for high school or possession of a GED certificate.
Experience: Typically, six months as a technician performing electrocardiographs or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Fluent in English (written and spoken).
Certificate/License/Registration: Maintain current CPR/BLS certification.
A six month American Medical Association approved program in electrocardiograph (EKG) technology may be substituted for the required experience. All Certifications and Licenses required for this job must be kept current as a condition of continued employment.
All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment hasbeen made.
Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado's primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving approximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.
Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
"Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class."
Advocate Condell Medical Center has been providing high quality care to residents in the north suburbs for more than 85 years. It is the largest health care provider and only Level I trauma center in Lake County, Illinois.
Advocate Condell is a non-profit, acute care hospital offering a full spectrum of medical services. This includes everything from obstetrics, radiology services and rehabilitation to open heart surgery, neurosurgery and oncology.
Advocate Condell has been named a 100 Top Hospital by Truven Health Analytics three times, and was recently awarded the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) prestigious Magnet designation. This designation is the highest honor and level of recognition ANCC awards to nursing services in national and international health care. Magnet designation is the gold standard by which nursing and patient care is measured.
Advocate Condell is accredited by DNV Healthcare as a Primary Stroke Center and also features an emergency department approved for pediatrics backed by the resources of Advocate Children's Hospital."
It's More Than a Job, it's a calling
LUTHERAN GENERAL HOSPITAL / PARK RIDGE, IL
PART TIME .5 MEANING YOU WILL WORK 20 HOURS PER WEEK
High school graduate.
1~2 years hospital related experience or CNA or EMT
This position will need to recognize the needs and behaviors of a variety of age groups treated i.e., understand child growth and development, normal patterns of adolescent behavior and look for signs of normal aging prior experience with various age groups is preferred
Ability to work well with others
Good organizational skills
Good time management
Good documentation/record keeping skills
Good communication skills BCLS
Ability to work weekends, holidays and STAT for call~ins in order to accommodate staffing needs
Ability to perform a medium amount of lifting and transferring related to patient care (i.e., lifting up to 20~50 lbs occasionally)
Exposure to ill/trauma patients, may be exposed to blood and urine samples
Ability to transcribe medical information
Ability to push equipment (i.e., ECG machine)
Ability to communicate with patients
Ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time
If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance.
For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case~by~case basis.
Operates and troubleshoots all equipment in order to perform electrocardiograms (ECG's) and rhythm strips and apply holter monitors on patients of all ages as ordered by physicians, consistent with department and hospital policies and procedures. Responds to STAT calls and code emergencies. Performs a variety of clerical and record keeping duties in conjunction with testing procedures.
Responsible for performing routine and STAT request for ECG procedures
Provides clerical functions necessary for physician interpretation and confirmation, department record~keeping and patient billing
Participation in professional development and process improvement teams by attending inservices, meetings and continuing education programs appropriate to the goals and needs of the department
Provides training assistance to associates and physicians
Maintains a safe, organized and efficient work environment
About Advocate Health Care
Advocate Health Care, named among the nation's Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state's largest integrated children's network, the state's largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area's largest home health care companies, and the region's largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.
Electrocardiograph Technician - Associate (Ecg Tech)
Join the #1 hospital in Wisconsin.
We are seeking an Electrocardiograph Technician (ECG Tech) to:
Work in a fast-paced, dynamic and evolving department providing high quality patient centered care
Deliver care in a variety of patient settings (inpatient and clinic) working with multi-disciplinary health care professionals
Provide patient care procedures including ECG's, rhythm monitor placements and stress testing for both the pediatric and adult care populations
- High School degree or equivalent
- Associate or technical degree from an accredited college in a health related field, e.g. EKG Technician, EMT.
- Six months to one year of patient care experience.
Licenses and Certifications:
- CPR certification
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
Knowledge of the psychosocial needs of patients and families.
Ability to document and communicate accurate patient observations, care and outcomes of care.
Ability to communicate effectively with patients, families and team members.
Knowledge of effective customer relations and ability to provide positive, supportive interactions with patients and staff.
Maintain patient confidentiality. Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to assist, push, pull, and lift patients.
Ability to work with patients of all age groups.
Light: Ability to lift up to 20 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 pounds.
This full time, 40 hours per week, position will have shifts scheduled Monday
Friday between the hours of 2:30 pm
11:00 pm. This position will have a weekend, on-call, and holiday rotation required. Hours may vary based on the needs of the department.
University Hospital in Madison is a Magnet®-designated facility that's ranked Wisconsin's #1 hospital and considered one of the nation's leading hospitals, teaching institutions and referral centers.
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UW Hospital and Clinics benefits
UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
Medical Instument Technician (Electrocardiograph Technician (Ekg))
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Medical Instrument Technicians (EKG) operate instruments used to record electrocardiograms, exercise tolerance tests, 24-48 heart monitoring and scanning, and pacemaker evaluations. Certification is offered by Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) as a Certified Cardiographic Technician (CCT). No certification is required; however, it is desirable that employees at this level have BCLS (Basic Cardiac Life Support) and ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) certifications.
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The Medical Instrument Technician (EKG) is responsible for the operation of the Heart Station Area (Holter, ECG and stress Test) and the performance of these studies. These studies are done at the Heart Station, inpatient and outpatient care units.
The technician checks the computerized EKG machine for correct standardization, electrical interference or mechanically produced artifact. Prepares patient and correctly attach ECG electrodes/leads. Perform 12 lead ECG studies and observes recording and corrects any artifact.
Reports any acute EKG changes or abnormalities immediately to the physician. Perform 12 lead EKG's in emergency situations rapidly and without interference to treatment. Ensure all ECG's are transmitted electronically to the MUSE computer.
Electronically distributes EKG's among various cardiologists for editing and electronic signature. Prepares patients for various type of Holter monitoring devices so as to obtain optimum quality study.
Explain the procedure/instructions to the patient about the Holter study.
Electronically scan the recordings and print out the analysis and tracing for the cardiologist to read. Report any abnormalities or arrhythmias immediately to the cardiologists. The technician assists cardiologist with stress testing.
Connects patients to the EKG and blood pressure monitoring equipment checking carefully for artifacts and electrical interference to monitor vital signs during study. Set-up stress test machine, Instructs patient about the test and assist during the procedure. The technician is responsible to keep working are clean and organize.
The technician troubleshoots equipment and reports malfunctions or items in need of repair to Biomedical and supervisor. Is responsible for downloading, printing, storing, filing and retrieving and distribution of data as required.
Work Schedule: 8:00 am
- 4:30 pm with rotation to Broward Clinic twice a week.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
50% or less
- You will be expected to travel for this position: Rotation to Broward Clinic twice a week.
- Job family (Series)
0649 Medical Instrument Technician
Medical Equipment Preparers
Preparers, Medical Equipment
Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job
Designated and/or random drug testing may be required
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
You may be required to serve a probationary period
Subject to a background/security investigation
Must be proficient in written and spoken English
Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process
United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
Physical Requirements. See VA Directive and Handbook 5019.
English Language Proficiency. Medical Instrument Technicians must be proficient in spoken and written English in accordance with chapter 2, section D, paragraph 5a, this part.
- EKG technician certification/certificate
Assignment. Medical instrument technicians (EKG) at this level receive and interpret physician's requests for diagnostic procedures and/or treatments; explain the procedure to the patient to secure the patient's confidence and cooperation; document the patient's record; independently perform standardized testing monitoring the patient for adverse reactions; and operate, calibrate, and clean and/or sterilize commonly used equipment. Assignments at this level require knowledge of standard medical terminology as well as common diseases and their specific affects.
Experience: At least 1 year of experience comparable to the next lower grade level which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics related to the duties of the positions to be filled. In addition, the candidate must demonstrate the following KSAs:
Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1.Ability to recognize special patient needs such as disabilities, impaired mobility, and complicating medical conditions in order to prepare and position the patient for the prescribed procedure.
2.Knowledge of the specialized equipment and accessories appropriate to Holter monitoring and ability to perform such tests.
3.Knowledge of universal precautions and sterilization techniques and ability to follow CDC guidelines in cleaning equipment.
4.Ability to monitor the patient for adverse reactions and take appropriate action.
5.Ability to operate the equipment to perform standard and routine highly specialized procedures
including exercise stress testing.
Certification: No certification is required; however, it is desirable that employees at this level have BCLS (Basic Cardiac Life Support) certification.
Assignment: This represents the full performance level.
Medical instrument technicians (EKG) at this level operate and monitor electrocardiographic equipment to perform specialized examinations and studies involving exercise stress testing, ambulatory monitoring of arrhythmias, and indirect carotid pulse tracings on chronic patients. They monitor tracings to identify arrhythmias and when gross abnormalities appear, when to repeat certain procedures, when to stop test procedures, and when to get the immediate attention of a physician. They evaluate test results to determine appropriate machine adjustments and use alternative techniques and procedures when established procedures do not accomplish acceptable results.
This includes adapting equipment and accessories to yield the best results during the examination. They edit and select an appropriate sample portion of the tracing for further interpretation by the physician.
Experience: At least 1 year of experience comparable to the next lower grade level which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics related to the duties of the positions to be filled.
This would be experience which provided knowledge of the equipment, standard tests and procedures, and typical readings including arrhythmias and abnormalities. In addition, the candidate must demonstrate the following KSAs:
Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
1.Knowledge of typical patient reactions and signs of distress including the ability to recognize, report and treat potentially lethal arrhythmias.
2.Knowledge of common equipment settings and standardized procedures plus knowledge of common errors and corrective measures.
3.Ability to modify procedures/positions to obtain the correct results with patients with complicating conditions such as amputations, Parkinson's disease, structural defects, and scar tissue.
4.Ability to act as a mentor or preceptor to lower graded technicians.
5.Ability to conduct in-service training on the EKG equipment and related instrumentation.
Certification. No certification is required; however, it is desirable that employees at this level have BCLS (Basic Cardiac Life Support) and ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) certifications.
References: VA HANDBOOK 5005/15 PART II APPENDIX G27 II-G27-31 Appendix E - Electrocardiograph Technician (EKG)
The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-07. The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is in the range of GS-06 to GS-07.
: Heavy Lifting (45 lbs and over); Heavy Carrying (45 lbs and over); Straight Pulling (up to 1 hour); Pushing (1 - 2 hours); Reaching above shoulder; Use of fingers; Both hands required; Walking (up to 3 hours); Standing (up to 3 hours); Repeated bending (up to 1 hour); Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; Near vision correctable at 13" to 16"; Hearing (aid permitted).
IMPORTANT: A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.
Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S.
Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.
EKG Technician II - Duke Raleigh Hospital
Operate electrocardiograph equipment to record the electromotivevariations in heart muscle actions; assist in the coding, filing, anddistribution of EKG data. Perform as a member of the cardiac arrestteam, obtaining ECG record of events; assist emergency situations byinitiating and/or assisting in emergency procedures prescribed byhospital policies.
- Operate electrocardiograph equipment to record the electromotivevariations in heart muscle actions.
*Prepare patient forelectrocardiogram by explaining testing procedures and fasteningelectrodes to specific areas of arms, legs, and chest.
*Enter patientinformation into electrocardiograph including history number andpatient's name.
*Remove electrodes; add billing charge to requisitionslip; review electrocardiogram for technical acceptability and rate.
*Mount electrocardiograms for interpretation by physician; code anddistribute EKG data; record and file information relating to testsperformed.
*Clean, adjust and perform routine maintenance on equipmentto ensure proper functioning.
*Assist in the training of newpersonnel.
*Perform other related duties incidental to the workdescribed herein.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
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
N/ADuke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employercommitted to providing employment opportunity without regard to anindividual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, genderidentity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex,sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation,creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robustexchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity ofour perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes.
To achievethis exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feelsecure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals arerespected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our communityhave a responsibility to uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions:Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System mayinclude essential job functions that require specific physical and/ormental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests forreasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.
High School Graduate or GED
1 Year successful experience as an ECG Technician I
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Vascular Technician PRN
Doctor's Hospital is located in Augusta, Georgia, the state's second largest and oldest city, and is home of the annual Masters Golf Tournament. Doctors Hospital is nationally known for our Burn Center, the largest in the U.S. We have also been recognized as a top performing hospital by the Joint Commission, Cancer Center accredited by the American College of Surgeons, Chest Pain Accredited, earned the Joint Commission's certificate of distinction for total hip and total knee replacement and spinal fusion surgery, and we are the only CARF accredited facility in our area. We have a growth strategy in trauma and emergency services and are in the process of obtaining level 3 trauma designation.
Produces recordings of electromotive variations in patient's heart muscle, using electrocardiograph (ECG),to provide data for diagnosis of heart ailments.
Ultrasound/Echocardiography: Population Served (All Ages)
Core competencies will be assessed primarily on the following patient population(s) served: Cardiac/cardiovascular conditions and diseases including but not limited to: Cardiac valve(s) stenosis/insufficiency,
High School Graduate or equivalent preferred.
Degree in ultrasound technology (cardiac sonography preferred)
- CCI (RCS) and/or ARDMS and BLS required upon hire.
- ACLS within 6 months
- 1-3 years experience as Cardiac Sonographer preferred
EKG Technician (Per Diem) (Vancouver, WA, US)
PeaceHealth is seeking a EKG Technician (Per Diem) for a per diem, Variable shift position.
Req ID: 162550
Operates electrocardiograph equipment (which may include treadmill tests, ECGs, Holter monitors, etc) to record the electromotive variations in heart muscle to provide data for diagnosis of heart ailments.
Performs EKGs, and may perform Holter monitors, event monitors and ambulatory blood pressure monitors on patient.
Processes and edits EKGs.
Charts confirmed EKGs. Records and files information related to tests performed.
Cleans, adjusts and performs routine maintenance on equipment to ensure proper functioning.
Performs other duties as assigned.
- High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
- One year of related experience preferred.
Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
Certification as a Cardiographic Technician with 3 years of hire preferred.
Basic computer skills including MS Office applications.
Understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
Effective communication skills
SOUTHWEST PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:
Work requires moderate physical exertion more than 66% of the time.
Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or less.
Work requires frequent exposure to conditions involving minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments such as syringes or lancets. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.
Duties require the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail (more than 65% of work time).
There may be more than one opening on this posting.
Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.
PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.
We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Vancouver community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.
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Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.
Location: Vancouver, Southwest Medical Center (150)
Job Category: Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support
Shift Length: 8 Hours
Work Type: Per Diem/Relief
Hourly compensation starts at: $15.54, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support
PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.
The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.
Posting Notes: Vancouver || Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support ||Technician / Technologist || Per Diem/Relief || DIAGNOSTIC SVCS
Job ID: 255338EKG TechnicianBroken Arrow, OklahomaRegular / Day
Additional Job Information
City, State: Broken Arrow,OK
Location: St. John Broken Arrow
Department: General Radiology 001
Additional Job Details: Full-Time,Day, 40 hours,Weekly
St. John Health System is a fully-integrated healthcare system, serving more than 3,500 patients every day, encompassing eight hospitals in northeastern Oklahoma and southern Kansas. The health system also includes primary and specialty physician clinics, outpatient treatment centers, urgent care facilities and a regional medical laboratory. St. John Health System is part of Ascension Health, the nation's largest not-for-profit Catholic health system. Our promise of medical excellence and compassionate care is at the center of our Catholic mission as we serve the sick and needy in our communities. The mission of St. John Health System is to continue the healing ministry of Jesus Christ by providing high quality healthcare. Our Core Values are Service of the Poor, Reverence, Integrity, Wisdom, Creativity and Dedication. These values are expressed every day in our actions with patients, families and co-workers.
Performs diagnostic electrocardiograms (EKGs).
Attaches, connects, and operates electrodes from specified body areas to leads from electrocardiograph machine.
Reviews patient's record and instructs patients prior to procedures. Monitors patient during procedures and reports any abnormal findings.
Identifies and corrects for artifacts. Edits and forwards results to attending physician for analysis and interpretation.
Maintains EKG equipment and supplies.
- Required Credential(s):
- BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) .
Associate's degree or Technical degree in a related field, or combination of High School degree and related experience required Associate's degree or Technical degree in a related field, or specific certification related to position preferred
2 Years Preferred Technical Experience.
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Cardiac Electrodiagnostic Technician II
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES
EXAM NUMBER: Y5546Q
DEPARTMENTAL PROMOTIONAL JOB OPPORTUNITY
ORIGINAL POSTING DATE: 12/26/2012
JOB OPPORTUNITY INFORMATION:
Restricted to permanent employees of the above Department who have successfully completed their initial probationary period.
Under the technical guidance and administrative supervision of higher level technical personnel or physicians, assists in non-invasive electrodiagnostic examinations of patients using dynamic electrocardiographic equipment. Assists higher level technicians in exercise and pharmacologic stress testing, 24 hour ambulatory monitoring, tilt table, and pacemaker/device evaluation procedures. Essential Job Functions
Conducts the following types of examinations as requested by a physician or advanced practice nurse with well-defined protocol with respect to preparing patients.
Setting up, adjusting, and operating equipment; may include applying sensing devices to patients.
Attaching electrodes to patient's chest to measure and record heart activity during testing which may be immediate or over a period of from 10 to 48 hours by means of a portable digital reader.
Instructs patient how to maintain a written chronological record of symptoms of abnormal heart activity and the type of activity being engaged in at the time.
Assists a physician in the performance of pharmacologic stress testing or exercise treadmill testing of heart activity by preparing and attaching patient to an electrocardiographic machine, adjusting treadmill speed and angle as directed, taking and recording blood pressure and heart pulse rate at specified intervals, making an ECG tracing at the outset followed by multiple heart rhythm strip tracings throughout the exercise and post exercise periods.
One year's experience at the level of Cardiac Electrodiagnostic Technician I*.
PHYSICAL CLASS II - Light:
Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit, and some bending, stooping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved.
Special Requirement Information:
Verification of Experience: Experience gained in a position performing similar kinds of work which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for the higher level position will be accepted.
Experience claimed will be verified and evaluated to determine if the type, level or length of experience is qualifying. Applicants must supply sufficient information for this evaluation to be made. Applicants claiming such experience in County service must present, at time of filing, written proof of this experience in a Verification of Experience Letter approved by their Departmental Human Resources Manager or authorized representative. Credit will only be given for out-of-class experience to meet the minimum requirements/selection requirements only.
Withhold Information: Permanent employees who have completed their initial probationary period and hold a qualifying payroll title may file for this examination if they are within six months of meeting the experience requirements by the last day of filing.
- Experience at the level of the Los Angeles County Class of Cardiac Electrodiagnostic Technician I is defined as: Conducts electrocardiographic examinations of patients in clinics, wards, and intensive care units.
Appointees may be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays.
This examination will consist of two (2) parts:
PART I - An evaluation of training and experience based upon application information weighted 50%.
PART II - An Appraisal of Promotability which will evaluate knowledge and skills, adaptability/productivity, dependability, and work habits weighted 50%.
Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on each weighted part of this examination in order to be placed on the Eligible Register.
The resulting Eligible Register from this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Health Services, as they occur.
Applications will be processed on an "as-received" basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly.
The names of candidates receiving a passing grade on the examination will be added to the Eligible Register and will appear in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation.
NO PERSON MAY COMPETE IN THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY TWELVE (12) MONTHS.
APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION:
APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
Apply online by clicking on the "Apply" tab for this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website.
All information is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment.
Utilizing VERBIAGE from the Class Specification and Minimum Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED.
This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met. Application filing may be suspended at any time without advance notice.
Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the requirements.
Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, description of work performed, and salary earned. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected.
Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PST, on the last day of filing will not be accepted.
NOTE: If you are unable to attach required documents, you must fax them to 323-869-0942 or email the documents to the exam analyst, within 15 calendar days of filing online. Please include the exam number and the exam title.
SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER:
All applicants must enter a valid social security number at the time of filing. Entering anything other than a valid social security number (i.e. 000-00-0000, 111-11-1111, etc.) will result in an automatic rejection of your application.
COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES:
For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County.
NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD:
All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.
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