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Electrocardiography (ECG / EKG) Technician

Company: Providence St. Joseph's Health
Location: Spokane
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Description: Providence is calling an Electrocardiography Technician (Cardiology Services, Variable Shift, 0.0 FTE) to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, Washington. 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. Apply Today Applicants who meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system. In this position you will: Customer Service: Maintain and promote positive, open and honest interpersonal relationships with customers (physicians, employees, visitors, patients, and other PSHMC publics). Provide high quality service to all customers; focus on understanding customers needs and follows throug Demonstrate respect for the capabilities, different cultures and or personalities of co-workers and Medical Center publics within the mission/values of PSHMC Communication: Promote and demonstrate effective, open and honest written and verbal communication skills Self Management: Demonstrate self-management behaviors which reflect a positive image of PSHMC, following established policies and procedures and promote an efficient, cost effective work environment Ownership /Stewardship and Accountability: Demonstrate good stewardship of resources by treating property of customers, Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and co-workers with care and respect Teamwork: Work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of staff and other disciplines for problem solving without blaming Flexibility: Demonstrate flexibility by readily adapting to different situations to complete work Perform the following procedures utilizing proper electrode placement considering the age and culture of the patient: 12-lead electrocardiograms, Selected lead rhythm strips Correctly identify type of exam, reading physician and time for exam Verify correct patient by checking wristband prior to beginning procedure Explain to the patient the procedure to be performed Maintain patient dignity and privacy when exposing the chest for electrode placement Adapt recording speed, electrode size and placement to meet individual needs of neonates (0-1 month) infants (1 month to age 1) toddlers (1-2 years), preschoolers (3-5 years), school age (6-12 years) of adolescents (ages 13-17) and adult patients including early adult (ages 18-35) middle adult (ages 36-65) and older adult (ages 66 )patients considering patients age, size, pre-existing conditions and procedures to be performed Work with speed and accuracy in stressful situations Respond to Code 55/ Stat requests within 5 minutes or phones ordering unit and gives ETA to perform the exam Complete necessary logging, billing and editing of ECGs Maintain cart with proper supplies Accurately maintain records and performs computer billing/editing of records Position patients in a manner which is safe, utilizing the appropriate safe patient handling equipment and technique, allowing patients to be comfortable both physically and emotionally May transport patients to and from departments utilizing proper techniques of body mechanics to protect patients and personal safety Qualifications: Required qualifications for this position include: Acceptable references from former employer(s) About the hospital you will serve: Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center has a commanding presence in Spokane, Washington and is a beacon of hope and healing for patients throughout the region. We have over 600 beds and are chosen by people from across the state for the da Vinci surgical robotic for heart surgery and parents from all over the Inland Northwest who have children with life-threatening conditions know theyll find the care and comfort they need at Sacred Heart Childrens Hospital. We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit https://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/ Our Mission As expressions of Gods healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable. About Us Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Schedule: On Call Shift: Variable Job Category: EKG and Monitor Techs Location: Washington-Spokane Req ID: 320140

Keywords: Providence St. Joseph's Health, Spokane , Electrocardiography (ECG / EKG) Technician, Professions , Spokane, Washington

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