EEG EKG TECHNICIAN - ELECTRODIAGNOSTICS

Owensboro Health - 42303
July 22, 2020
EEG EKG TECHNICIAN - ELECTRODIAGNOSTICS Allied Health Hours: flex Variable Hours - PRN (As needed) Paygrade/Wages/Salary Info: OH 2013-73 - 40215A
Job Summary Performs diagnostic electrocardiograms (EKGs), monitor placement (Holter, event, and mobile telemetry), stress testing, electroencephalograms (EEGs), and evoked potential studies (ABR/VER) providing patient education associated with studies. # Job Responsibilities Attaches electrode leads to proper body areas based on test ordered. Prepares skin and surroundings to ensure valid results. Obtains and documents EKG readings as directed. Programs monitors and registers patients on-line depending on the monitors ordered. Reviews patient#s record and instructs patient prior to and during procedures. Monitors patients during procedures and reports any abnormal findings. Identifies and corrects artifacts. Notes and forwards results to physicians for analysis and interpretation. Maintains equipment and supplies. Monitors and processes EKGs in the EKG software and the electronic medical record (EMR). Qualifications High school diploma, General Equivalency Diploma (GED) or higher required upon hire No experience required BLS - Certified as a Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider required within 90 days of employment in this position Skills and Attributes Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment. Works under minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Physical Demands Standing: Frequently Walking: Frequently Sitting: Occasionally Lifting 0-25 lbs: Frequently Lifting 25-75 lbs: Rarely Lifting over 75 lbs: Rarely Carrying 0-25 lbs: Frequently Carrying 25-75 lbs: Rarely Carrying over 75 lbs: Rarely Pushing/Pulling 0-25 lbs: Frequently Pushing/Pulling 25-75 lbs: Frequently Pushing/Pulling over 75 lbs: Frequently Climbing: Occasionally Bending/Stooping: Frequently Kneeling: Occasionally Crouching/Crawling: Occasionally Reaching: Frequently Talking: Frequently Hearing: Frequently Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements: Rarely Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements: Frequently Keyboard Data Entry: Frequently Running: Occasionally Vision: Depth Perception: Frequently Vision: Distinguish Color: Frequently Vision: Seeing Far: Frequently Vision: Seeing Near: Frequently Owensboro Health Core Commitments INTEGRITY - We conduct ourselves with a high level of responsibility, reliability and honesty because we take seriously the trust of our patients and coworkers. RESPECT - We value and accept the unique talents and contributions of every patient, customer and team member in the Owensboro Health community. TEAMWORK - We build a spirit of connectivity and fellowship by striving together to overcome obstacles, surpass goals, celebrate accomplishments and plan the future. INNOVATION - We foster original ideas and creative solutions that improve our daily work and promote the mission of Owensboro Health. SERVICE - We focus on service to patients, customers and team members by anticipating their needs, thoughtfully meeting those needs and continually improving the quality of everything we do. EXCELLENCE - We reach beyond basic expectations to expand our knowledge and awareness, produce exceptional work and provide outstanding service.