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EKG Technician - Grade 445 (Temporary)

Location: Santa Clara, CA Job Number: 708195 Date posted: 07/13/2018
Description: Under general supervision, uses a electrocardiograph to record variations in the action of the heart muscle for use in the diagnosis of heart ailments in an in-patient or out-patient setting. Prepares graphs and reports. Performs various related functions including clerical duties and maintaining equipment. Responds to emergency situations as required. Job assignments will vary daily, flexibility and ability to assist wherever needed to fulfill patient care and operational needs is required.

Essential Functions:
  • Greets patients in a pleasant and professional manner.
  • Prepares and explains procedures to patient.
  • Operates EKG equipment by applying lead placements.
  • Prepares EKG tracing for interpretation indicating the required demographic information
  • Responds to emergency situations as necessary.
  • May assist and prepare patients for the following procedures: Holter hook-up; event monitor hook-up, holter scanning, and Treadmill
  • Maintains equipment in operating order and notifies supervisor of needed repairs.
  • Prepares paperwork and EKG for physician interpretation of inpatient and outpatients.
  • Maintains files, makes copies of cardiac procedures and assists with any other paperwork as required.
  • Maintains a safe and orderly work area.
  • Answers telephone and relays messages.
  • Performs other related duties as necessary.
  • Schedules/reschedules patient testing procedures using appropriate systems.
  • Must demonstrate courteous behavior and service orientation in all aspects of the job.

  • Basic Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma/ GED
  • Certification: BLS and Certification as a EKG Technician from an accredited program
  • Completion of a medical terminology course preferred
  • Recent graduate (within the last year) of certified EKG technician program with externship (of at least 160 hours) to include Holter monitoring, event monitoring and treadmill training OR one year experience (of at least 1,060 hours) as an EKG Technician within the last three years.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Demonstration of basic computer skills assessment
  • Must be willing to work in a Labor Management Partnership environment

    Primary Location: California,Santa Clara,Santa Clara Medical Offices 710 Lawrence Express W Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, *Temporary position-90 days & Scheduled days and hours are dependent on departmental needs and may include holidays and weekends Working Hours Start: 9:00 AM Working Hours End: 5:30 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Temporary Employee Group/Union Affiliation: United Healthcare Workers - West Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Patient Care Services (Non RN) Department: Electrocardiography Travel: No
    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.
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