EKG Technician - Per Diem

Adventist Health NW Bakersfield , CA 93301

Posted 6 months ago

Adventist Health is more than an award-winning health system. We provide whole-person care to our communities and champion the greater good - from the operating room to the boardroom, we are driven by our unique passion to live God's love through health, wholeness and hope. From Oregon to Oahu, we have a calling to always do more. Now is your chance to apply your passion to our mission.

Adventist Health Bakersfield is comprehensive health care organization serving the city of Bakersfield and outlying communities of Kern County. Our deep roots in Kern County reflect more than a century's worth of providing exceptional, faith-based health care services. Adventist Health Bakersfield is consistently ranked as the region's Most Preferred Hospital and has been named a Distinguished Hospital by Healthgrades for three years in a row, putting SJCH in the top 5 percent in the nation for quality and excellence.

Adventist Health Bakersfield is A comprehensive health care networkincluding a 254-bed acute care hospital, The AIS Cancer Center, three Quest Imaging locations and the Adventist Health Physicians Network. With its central location and access to some of the most affordable housing on the west coast, it's no surprise that Adventist Health Bakersfield is helping to pave the way for community growth.

We're looking for someone to join our team as a EKG Technician who:

Performs standard and complex electrogcardiogram (ECG) and procedures using specialized equipment, under minimum direction. Uses electrocardiogram equipment and medical techniques to record the electrical impulses transmitted by a patient's heart for diagnostic purposes. Schedules patients and procedures.

Essential Functions:

  • Completes electrocardiogram tests as requested by a physician to detect heart disorders. Performs an electrocardiogram (ECG) by attaching electrodes to a patient and then pulling switches on an ECG machine to trace electrical impulses transmitted by the heart. Performs stress tests which involves hooking up a patient to an ECG monitor for a baseline reading and then monitoring. the patient's heart while he or she exercises on a treadmill which produces ECG readings at multiple levels of physical exertion.

  • Gathers the patient's medical history. Explains testing procedures and prepares the patient for the procedure.

  • Monitors the patient's status and notes any abnormalities during testing. Reports the findings to the patient's doctor for further analysis after testing.

  • Calibrates and checks equipment on a weekly basis and orders necessary supplies.

  • Processes patient records, in adherence with established procedures.

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

You'll be successful with the following qualifications:

Education:

  • High School Education/GED or equivalent: Preferred

  • Associate's/Technical Degree or equivalent combination of education/related experience: Preferred

Required Licenses/Certifications:

  • Current certifications in BLS, American Heart Association: Required

  • Current Certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), American Heart Association: Required

  • Certification as EKG Tech: Preferred

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