Ekg Tech II Full time 8 hour shifts at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 1/5/2022


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EKG 2 - AdventHealth -

  • Altamonte:

    601 E. Altamonte Dr.

    Altamonte Springs, FL 32701

  • Located north of Orlando in the community of Altamonte Springs, our facility is consistently named “Best Hospital” for overall quality, reputation, doctors and nurses by local residents
  • As the largest satellite campus within the AdventHealth system, AdventHealth Altamonte has been providing state-of-the-art healthcare to the community since 1973
  • The 398-bed hospital cares for more than 168,000 patients a year. We are proud to be revolutionizing health care with visionary leadership and world-class resources
Work Hours/Shift:   Variable 8 hour shifts.mostly weekdays

You Will Be Responsible For:

Demonstrates, through behavior, AdventHealth’s core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship, and Teamwork, Compassion Behaviors.

  • Performs diagnostic electrocardiograms
  • Positions and applies electrodes in proper location
  • Identifies and corrects for wandering, interference, and artifact
Effective and Efficient Care
  • Independently performs diagnostic ECG testing
  • Manages unmatched list in a timely manner
  • Responds appropriately and in a timely manner to all patient orders
  • Identifies patients using by using the 2 ADVENTHEALTH acceptable identifiers, name and date of birth
  • Communicates abnormal findings to the nurse and or physician in a timely manner
  • Ensures that an order or a prescription is present for the EKG and or Holter Monitor
  • Accurately documents and reports all procedures in accordance with department expectations
  • Enters all patient demographic information accurately
  • Downloads, edits and faxes Holter Monitor information in a timely manner
  • Follows isolation guidelines, demonstrates appropriate use of PPE, performs hand washing according to ADVENTHEALTH policy 
  • Cleans equipment according to ADVENTHEALTH policies and procedures
  • Communicates with patient and their family members according to their age and understanding
  • Explains procedures in a way that the receiver can understand
  • Completes all assignments and communicates pending items with the appropriate staff member
Process Improvement
  • Provides suggestions to improve department and hospital processes
  • Participate in process improvement projects
Professional Growth
  • Provides goals on employee input form that lead to growth opportunities
  • Assists with clinical instructions and serves as a resource to less experienced employees and new personnel.
Stress Testing
  • Assists with scheduling, room preparation, turn-around, and supply restocking
  • Transfers and attends to patients within department

What You Will Need:

  • Ability to read, write legibly and perform basic mathematical functions
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work with people of diverse backgrounds
  • Computer knowledge and skills
  • Experience performing ECGs in a hospital setting
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma
  • Experience assisting in stress testing
  • Experience with Philips and/or Mortara ECG machines
  • Experience with Cerner Electronic Medical Records
Job Summary:

Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all. The EKG 2 independently performs diagnostic quality ECGs, SAECG, and Holter monitor hook-ups. Must recognize and alert appropriate personnel to lethal arrhythmias and unstable hemodynamics. Processes Holter data and assists with physician billing and staff scheduling. Assists in the Stress lab where campus scheduling allows. Demonstrates scheduling flexibility and is compliant with special requests as situations dictate.

A four-week notice is required for resignations, transfer, and any change in employment status resulting in decreased working hours.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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