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EKG Technician I - Part Time, Nights

Company: Mercy
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: July 1, 2024

Job Description:

Position: EKG Technician I

Shift: Part Time (24 Hours) - Nights

We're a Little Different

Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.

At Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals - careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart. Join us and discover why Modern Healthcare Magazine named us in its "Top 100 Places to Work."

Overview:

Performs ECGs to obtain tracings from patients. Enters patient identification number into computer, logs tracings and performs some editing functions. Performs clerical duties in CVP department as necessary.

Qualifications:

  • Education: Must be a high school graduate. Must show an aptitude for working with computers and computerized machines
  • Certifications: Must be CPR certified.Other: Must be able to work independently with little supervision.
  • Other: Previous medical experience and a working knowledge of medical terminology, cardiac anatomy/physiology and experience working with computerized equipment is helpful.
    Job Description:

    Demonstrates Mercy values of dignity, justice, stewardship, compassionate service and excellence.

    Is responsive to and addresses complaints of/or the appearance of pain in patients.

    Consistently performs quality routine and specialized EKG's including:
    - Signal averaged EKG (SAEKG)
    - Rhythm Strips
    - EKG for dextrocardia
    - Pediatric EKG

    Consistently performs quality Holter Monitoring including application, recording and scanning Holter Monitor tapes.

    Performs all necessary paperwork and charting generated in the performance of EKG's.

    Competent to provide cardiology service to the age of the specific population of assigned areas. See 'Age-Appropriate Care for Pediatric, Adolescent and Geriatric Patients' policy.

    Uses proper body mechanics and patient positioning techniques.

    Assures cleanliness and maintenance of equipment.

    Contributes to interdisciplinary departmental teamwork.

    Contributes to departmental integration into the larger organization.

    Actively participates in departmental- and/or organizational-wide committee work.

    Supports department in maintaining regulatory preparedness.

    Recommends the procurement and necessity of equipment maintenance.

    Participates in departmental Performance Improvement activities.

    Demonstrates effective communication and problem-solving skills with patient/families, co-workers and
    physicians.

    We Offer Great Benefits:

    Day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds are just a few of the great benefits offered to eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!

    We're bringing to life a healing ministry through compassionate care.

    At Mercy, our supportive community will be behind you every step of your day, especially the tough ones. You will have opportunities to pioneer new models of care and transform the health care experience through advanced technology and innovative procedures. We're expanding to help our communities grow. Join us and be a part of it all.

    What Makes You a Good Match for Mercy?

    Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and unafraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care - that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply.

Keywords: Mercy, St. Louis , EKG Technician I - Part Time, Nights, Professions , Saint Louis, Missouri

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