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EKG Technician I

Company: Kaiser
Location: Tupman
Posted on: May 20, 2023

Job Description:

Under general supervision of department head and functional direction of a RN, instructs and prepares patients and performs electrocardiograms in the outpatient setting. Assists w/ Cardiology procedures including but not limited to ambulatory EKG monitoring/scanning, exercise stress testing, and pacemaker monitoring. Operates equipment in performance of cardiac procedures. Scans/reads/calculates machine tracings. Performs paperwork functions/coordinates the maintenance of equipment. - Complies w/ policies and procedures of the Organization and Cardiology Department.
Essential Functions:
- Upholds KP's Policies and Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities, and applicable state, federal, and local laws.
- Instruct and prepare patients, perform EKGs, ambulatory EKG monitoring (Holters), and assists w/ exercise stress tests (treadmills).
- Monitor patient vital signs during and after the procedures.
- Perform paperwork functions including logs, l ab slips, charts, forms, requisitions, filing, scheduling of appointments, and collect data for Quality Assurance.
- Interview patients, collect data, prepare exam results, and inform physician/Sr. or RN of test results.
- Assemble/disassemble Holter/Treadmill equipment.
- Check emergency equipment, prepare procedure rooms, re-stock, clean/sterilize equipment, and arrange for repair of equipment.
- Scan and calculate machine tracings (Holter), and forwards to physician for interpretation.
- Maintains records of all testing and prepare periodic workload statistics.
- Orients and trains new or less experienced personnel.
- Provide functional direction to assigned staff, and serves a resource to co-workers by answering procedural questions.
- Performs other duties as directed.
Basic Qualifications:--- One (1) year of clinical experience in Cardiology.--- Completed course in Basic Arrhythmia Recognition.--- Medical Office Assistant training required.--- Ability to lift, bend, stoop, and push equipment as required. -Preferred Qualifications:

Bilingual preferredNotes:
Days and hours may vary to include travel.PrimaryLocation : California,Bakersfield,Stockdale Medical OfficesHoursPerWeek : 40Shift : DayWorkdays : Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, SatWorkingHoursStart : 07:00 AMWorkingHoursEnd : 07:00 PMJob Schedule : Full-timeJob Type : StandardEmployee Status : RegularEmployee Group/Union Affiliation : B15-UFCW-Local 770Job Level : Individual ContributorJob Category : Imaging & RadiologyDepartment : Stockdale MOB - Cardiology-Reg Clinic - 0806Travel : Yes, 10 % of the TimeKaiser 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.

Keywords: Kaiser, Bakersfield , EKG Technician I, Professions , Tupman, California

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