Kaiser Permanente Livermore , CA 94550
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.
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.
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
This position supports Kaiser Permanente's code of conduct and compliance by adhering to all laws and regulations, accreditation and licensure requirements, and internal policies and procedures. Kaiser Permanente is proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Primary Location: California,Livermore,Livermore Medical Offices 3000 Las Positas Rd. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 0 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: On-Call Working Hours End: On-Call Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: United Healthcare Workers - West Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Patient Care Services (Non RN) Department: EKG Travel: No
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