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Req. No

1325

Job Title

EKG Tech

Market

CHRISTUS Santa Rosa

Category

Patient Care

Facility

CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital Westover Hills

Address

11212 State Highway 151
San Antonio, TX  78251
US

Type

PRN

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Summary:

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  


Requirements:

• 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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