West Florida Healthcare is proud to be the only hospital in the area to offer all private rooms as well as the area's only Accredited Chest Pain Center. The facility is also an Advanced Primary Stroke Center and is the area's only accredited Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. The West Florida Healthcare campus includes the all private room acute care hospital, the area's only comprehensive physical rehabilitation hospital, and a mental health facility.
Affiliated with HCA, the nation's leading provider of healthcare, West Florida Healthcare offers major services in cardiology/cardiovascular surgery, oncology, neurology/neurosurgery, orthopedics, emergency care, behavioral health, obstetrics, rehabilitative medicine and many other medical specialties.
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The EKG Tech performs noninvasive cardiac procedures including EKG's, GXT's, and stress tests. Completes documentation of all procedures and prepares EKG's for Physician reading.
Responsible for downloading and retrieving EKG's from MUSE EKG management system. Responds to all Code III, Code Blue, and Trauma alerts. Works varying assignments and adapts to schedule changes as needed including call shifts and call back for procedures.
Follows policies and procedures of West Florida Hospital. Participates in the Quality Improvement process and adheres to WFH standards of behavior. This position is required to work 8 hour shifts weekdays between the hours of 6:00 am to 7:00 pm and rotating weekends from 6:00 am to 12:00 noon.
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
High School Diploma or equivalent
Vocational or technical education is preferred.
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED: Previous EKG or Stress Lab experience preferred, but can train internally. EKG Certification within a year.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:
Proficient with computers
Accurate data entry
Must know how to perform EKGs and be able to interpret results
Excellent Communication Skills
Able to move fast and climb stairs - this position involves a lot of walking/movement
Able to work under stressful situations (CODE, Critical event in ED, Baby crying, dementia patient)
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