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EKG Tech III - AdventHealth Celebration
Work Hours/Shift: Full Time Days 6:30 am to 4pm or 6am to 4:30pm, 4/10s
You Will Be Responsible For:
Demonstrates, through behavior, AdventHealthâ™s core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship, and Teamwork.
Quality: Performs diagnostic electrocardiograms, positions and applies electrodes in proper location, identifies and corrects for wandering, interference, and artifact, appropriately applies Holter Monitors, and obtains all necessary information for proper interpretation.
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, manages time and equipment effectively, and maintains patient confidentiality as required by HIPPA.
Assessment: 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, and ensures that an order or a prescription is present for the EKG and or Holter Monitor.
Documentation: Accurately documents and reports all procedures in accordance with department expectations. Enters all patient demographic information accurately, and downloads, edits and faxes Holter Monitor information in a timely manner. Assists as needed with various office responsibilities including physician billing, responding to phone inquiries and fax requests.
Safety: Follows isolation guidelines, appropriately uses PPE, and performs hand washing according to ADVENTHEALTH policy. Cleans equipment according to ADVENTHEALTH policies and procedures.
What You Will Need:
Experience performing stress testing
Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate
All hires after June 2008:
Certified Cardiographic Technician (CCT) from Cardiac Credentialing International, OR
Must possess and maintain one of the following State of Florida licensures:
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
High School diploma or General Education diploma
Experience with Philips and/or Mortara ECG machines
Experience with Cerner Electronic Medical Records
Experience performing ECGs in a hospital setting
Allied health training program certificate of completion or student verification letter or educational transcripts
Completion of educational program in ECG, Holter monitoring and stress testing
The EKG Tech III independently performs diagnostic quality ECGs, SAECG, and Holter monitor hook-ups. Recognizes and alerts appropriate personnel to lethal arrhythmias and unstable hemodynamics. Processes Holter data, assists with physician billing and staff scheduling. Manages ECGs in database. Under direct supervision of an RN and/or physician, performs exercise and pharmacologic cardiac stress testing. Takes charge of other staff and students as directed by department supervisor/ manager. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.