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EKG Tech




Patient Care


CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital Westover Hills


11212 State Highway 151
San Antonio, TX  78251



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The Electroencephalogram Electrocardiogram Technician under minimal supervision performs standard and complex echocardiograms, fetal echocardiograms, Holter Monitor hook-ups, electrocardiograms (EKG's), and, edits electrocardiograms reports. The technician also performs Special procedures such as TEE, Stress testing, O.R.TEE monitoring, Holter scanning, and Stress ECHO  


• Performs various non-invasive cardiovascular and neurological procedures as outlined in the department's policy and procedure manual and within its scope of practice 

• Completes appropriate documentation 

• Per physician order, performs EEG, EKG; applies Holter Monitors, etc.

• Greets and directs patient to appropriate exam area • Uses AIDET; introduces self, calls patient by name and makes comfortable with surroundings 

• Extracts relevant patient information from the medical record and obtains current/additional information via patient interview 

• Based on individual patient need, performs test in lab or at the bedside • Accurately applies electrodes using the 10-20 system 

• Recognizes artifact and takes steps to correct problem 

• Describes all abnormal clinical manifestations observed during the test 

• Uses activated procedures such as hyperventilation, photic stimulation and sleep 

• Monitors EKG, EMG and EOG when indicated 

• Edits video studies for storage within 24 to 48 hours of study completion 

• Performs necessary tasks to keep equipment and work areas clean and operational 

• Follows departmental policy and procedure for equipment cleaning/infection control 

• Calibrates and adjusts machines for standard and special recordings

• Notifies appropriate personnel of the need for additional supplies/services  

• Inspects and assures proper maintenance of EKG/EEG related equipment; promptly reports the need for repair to the appropriate person 

• Cleans outpatient rooms weekly to maintain clean environment  

Work Type: 

Per Diem As Needed

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