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EKG Technologist, Per Diem
Per Diem, Days / Evenings - Non-Committed - Hours flexible depending on department needs. Occasional shifts, 7am-3:30pm or 1pm-9:30pm.
Sellersville, PA 18960

Grand View Health, which includes Bucks County's first hospital, has provided residents of Bucks and Montgomery counties with comprehensive healthcare services since 1913. Now a century strong, Grand View offers a range of inpatient and outpatient care, particularly emphasizing the areas of surgery and orthopedics, women's and children's health, heart and vascular care, and cancer treatment. Our colleagues enjoy the best of both worlds by working for a high-quality, low-cost healthcare provider in a collaborative, community environment. Help us build this new era of wellness and lead our community to a healthier future.
 

Responsibilities

Under the general direction of the Department Manager, the EKG Tech is responsible for obtaining and processing EKGs on infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients in the following areas: Cardiology, DEM, PACU, ICU, MSSS, Medical/Surgical units and any other physician-ordered area. The EKG Tech is also responsible for correctly applying Holter monitoring devices on all age groups.

Essential Functions:
  • Operates all EKG machines according to department standards and able to prioritize workload to obtain satisfactory EKG tracings for infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.
  • Recognizes malfunctions, troubleshoots minor problems according to policy, and alerts necessary personnel immediately for major problems for prompt correction.
  • Understands daily maintenance of equipment and performs tasks, as assigned, promptly and completely to ensure readiness for the next shift.
  • Operates and troubleshoots copying equipment according to the established guideline copies and continuous availability.
  • Applies Holter monitors on patients according to department standards to obtain a satisfactory 24- or 48-hour tracing.
  • Processes procedures to ensure accurate billing.
  • EKG paperwork: Processes MUSE reports according to department policy to ensure proper reading and distribution. Notifies appropriate physicians, according to department policy, to do STAT and routine readings and to receive requested reports. Files reports promptly and accurately to maintain an effective file system.
  • Understands MUSE storage system to obtain department reports quickly, as requested.
  • Deals effectively with patients and families, exhibiting empathy and good communication skills to ensure a positive patient experience.
  • Recognizes signs and symptoms of heart attack and initiates CPR as necessary.
     

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • High school diploma/GED and over 6 months to 1 year of overall knowledge of EKG techniques required.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills required.
  • Strong verbal communication and listening skills required.
  • Effective interpersonal skills and able to work well with others required.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology required.
  • Ability to maintain the strictest levels of confidentiality required.
  • Service-oriented required.
  • Quickly troubleshoots and resolves problems required.
  • Possesses strong technical aptitude required.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:
  • Cardiac pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) within 2 weeks of hire required.
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