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EKG Technician

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Job ID: 2579
Location: Springfield, OR
Work Type: Per Diem - Relief
Shift: Variable
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 0.00
Benefit Eligibility: Select benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a EKG Technician for a Per Diem/Relief, Variable position.  Hourly compensation starts at $16.63, more depending on experience.

Summary:
Operates electrocardiograph equipment (which may include treadmill tests, ECGs, Holter monitors, etc.) to record the electromotive variations in heart muscle to provide data for diagnosis of heart ailments.

Detailed responsibilities:

  • Charts confirmed EKGs. Records and files information related to tests performed.
  • Cleans, adjusts and performs routine maintenance on equipment to ensure proper functioning.
  • Performs EKGs, and may perform Holter monitors, event monitors and ambulatory blood pressure monitors on patient.
  • Processes and edits EKGs.
  • One year prior direct patient care experience required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
Education equivalent experience - Nonessential:

  • High school diploma or equivalent is preferred.

Credentials -Essential:

  • Basic Life Support

  • Certification as a Cardiographic Technician within 3 years of hire preferred.
    • Experience/Training

      • One year of related experience preferred.

      Region/Location Specific Notes:

      Oregon West Network – Sacred Heart Medical Center:

      • One year prior direct patient care experience required or completion of a EKG training program.

      Other Skills/Requirements
      • Basic computer skills including MS Office applications.
      • Understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
      • Effective communication skills

      Working Conditions
      Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more. Work requires frequent exposure to conditions involving minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments such as syringes or lancets. Ability to lift objects weighing up to 50 lbs. Job duties may require intense concentration or attention to detail (more than 65% of work time). Work requires moderate physical exertion more than 66% of the time.

      This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.

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