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Providence Health & Services Electrocardiograph Technician in Spokane, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling a Electrocardiograph Technician (ECG) ( Cardiology Services , Variable Shift, 0.0 FTE) to Providence Holy Family Hospital 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.

In this position you will:

  • Assists with, or performs, according to scope of practice, the following patient care activities/treatments, according to departmental policies, procedures, and protocols

  • Studies patient's EKG requisition form to obtain vital information needed to the test, i.e., past heart disorders or special medication the patient received

  • Explains purpose and procedure of the test to the patient

  • Instructs patient to remove clothing to expose the chest, arms, and legs

  • Attaches electrodes to predetermined positions on the arms and legs

  • Operates EKG machine

  • Upon completion of the exam, removes the electrodes from the patient, and the tracing paper from the EKD machine

  • Reviews recordings on the tracing paper from each electrode position, and checks from clarity and for any deviation from the normal

  • After physician has studied the tracings and read and sign the EKD, makes and files copies

  • Maintains EKG machine and equipment by cleaning and replacing styluses, electrodes, and tracing paper

  • Assists in other tasks such as filing, copying, data processing slips, as needed

  • Uses appropriate judgment and decision making skills

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED including courses in the physical sciences.

  • Formal training in electroencephalography at a hospital having an EEG department is considered adequate and/or equivalency in education and experience

  • Experience sufficient to acquire general familiarity with methods and terminology in commonplace work situations of the occupation.

  • Sufficient experience to enable the employee to work effectively and independently to provide quality test results

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Registry is preferred

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Holy Family Hospital is a progressive, full service hospital in Spokane, Washington, offering a full range of medical and surgical services as well as specialty support and outpatient services. The hospital primarily serves north Spokane County—the fastest growing area in our region. We are currently licensed for more than 270 beds. As a not-for-profit Catholic hospital, every dollar we earn goes back to the community we serve. Providence Holy Family Hospital received several Five Star safety and excellence awards last year, including Patient Safety, Pulmonary, Respiratory and Critical Care.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: 249845

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