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Cardiology Tech I

Location: San Diego, CA Job Number: 687357 Date posted: 05/09/2018
Description: Instructs and prepares patients and performs Cardio-diagnostic tests in the Inpatient/outpatient setting. Performs various functions including paperwork, equipment maintenance, and other related duties. Duties may vary.

Essential Functions:
  • Upholds Kaiser Permanente's Policies and Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities and applicable state, federal and local laws.
  • Prepares and instruct patient and performs diagnostic EKG procedures in both inpatient and outpatient setting as ordered.
  • Scans EKG tracing for markedly abnormal rhythms and if present, bring to cardiologist attention.
  • Responds to acute emergency situation such as code blue.
  • Performs other diagnostic testing such as holter, event and recording.
  • Edit and confirm EKG according to MD interpretation.
  • Perform computer and device maintenance or cleaning and troubleshooting as needed.
  • Establish and maintain courteous professional and cooperative relations with the public, patients, and other personnel.
  • Promotes organization core value of customer service to internal and external customers.
  • Perform other duties as needed: answering telephone and pages, maintain equipment, order supplies, taking messages, and retrieving test results.
  • Adheres to all department policy and procedures.
  • Equipment Utilized: EKG machine. Copy machine.
  • Assume other activities and responsibilities from time to time as directed.

  • Basic Qualifications:
    Experience
  • N/A.
    Education
  • Graduate of Part 1 and Part 2 Basic ECG course or in-house training program.
    License, Certification, Registration
  • N/A

    Additional Requirements:
  • Pass EKG rhythm recognition test.
  • Able to walk up to five (5) miles a day while pushing EKG carts.
  • Read, write, and communicate verbally well.
  • Pass annual competency test in EKG rhythm recognition.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prefer six (6) months of ECG experience.

    Notes:
  • Schedule / shifts / days / hours may vary.
  • Start time may vary.
  • This position will require working on weekends, holidays, and hard to fill shifts.
  • May work at various locations (Zion,SDMC, Scripps - La Jolla, San Marcos, Carmel Valley, Otay Mesa, Viewridge) and all future locations.
    Primary Location: California,San Diego,Viewridge 1 Medical Offices Scheduled Weekly Hours: 0 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: OPEIU - Local 30 Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Imaging / Radiology Department: Cardiology Travel: Yes, 100 % of the Time
    Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
  • About Imaging & Radiology Careers

    Imaging & Radiology Careers

    Do the best work of your career as you collaborate with colleagues and participate in continued learning and professional achievement opportunities. With a range of specialty areas in which to focus — from mammography to MRI, cardiac cath lab to ultrasound — and a variety of different scheduling options, there is plenty of room for you to grow — from technologist, to manager, and beyond — in our supportive environment.

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