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Technician-EKG

Arnett Hospital
Date Posted
05 October, 2021
Schedule & Shift
Part Time
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Requisition Number
318112
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Technician-EKG

Job Description

Overview

We are looking for team members who are passionate about challenging and significant work for the good of every patient. We are searching for individuals who are compassionate, serve with a purpose, are dedicated to supporting their team, and who seek excellence every day.

Sound like a perfect match? Apply now - we can't wait to hear from you!

This position exists to provide comprehensive, value based, medication-related care to achieve definite outcomes that improve a patient's quality of life. The incumbent acts in collaboration with healthcare professionals in the shared responsibility for patient drug therapy outcomes. Key job duties may consist of ensuring safety and effectiveness of the medication use process, processing and dispensing medications per order or prescription, medication therapy monitoring, regulatory compliance, maintaining oversight over pharmacist extenders, maintaining the security of medications, and protecting the confidentiality of patient information. Additionally, is competent at providing drug information support for medical staff, ensuring continuity of care, and identifying potential challenges in common situations.

Operates electrocardiograph (EKG) machines to record electromotive variations of patients' heart muscle in order to provide data to the appropriate personnel in the diagnosis and treatment of heart ailments. Gathers pertinent patient data and explains test procedures to patients. Records and processes the 12 lead electrocardiograms (EKG) and signal average EKGs. Reports significant abnormal events appearing on the EKG to the appropriate personnel.

 Requires high school graduate or equivalent.
• Successful completion of courses in medical terminology; EKG; rhythm interpretation; anatomy physiology; or other related courses preferred.
• Requires Basic Life Support certification through the AHA. Other advanced life support certifications may be required per unit/department specialty according to patient care policies.
• Knowledge and familiarity with EKG equipment; computers; and related medical terminology preferred.
• Basic knowledge of anatomy and physiology preferred.
• Knowledge of IV-Phlebotomy preferred, but not required.
• Requires alertness to details in administering and processing EKGs in order to assure proper quality; accuracy; and timeliness.


 

Safeguarding our patients and each other is an important part of how we deliver the best care possible to the communities we serve. As a condition of employment, IU Health requires all new hires to receive various vaccinations, including the influenza and COVID-19 vaccines, barring an approved exemption. New hires will also be provided the option to submit proof of previous vaccination. The COVID-19 vaccine is not required to begin employment; however, all team members need to be fully vaccinated by September 1, 2021.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Qualifications for the Technician-EKG Role

Overview

We are looking for team members who are passionate about challenging and significant work for the good of every patient. We are searching for individuals who are compassionate, serve with a purpose, are dedicated to supporting their team, and who seek excellence every day.

Sound like a perfect match? Apply now - we can't wait to hear from you!

This position exists to provide comprehensive, value based, medication-related care to achieve definite outcomes that improve a patient's quality of life. The incumbent acts in collaboration with healthcare professionals in the shared responsibility for patient drug therapy outcomes. Key job duties may consist of ensuring safety and effectiveness of the medication use process, processing and dispensing medications per order or prescription, medication therapy monitoring, regulatory compliance, maintaining oversight over pharmacist extenders, maintaining the security of medications, and protecting the confidentiality of patient information. Additionally, is competent at providing drug information support for medical staff, ensuring continuity of care, and identifying potential challenges in common situations.

Operates electrocardiograph (EKG) machines to record electromotive variations of patients' heart muscle in order to provide data to the appropriate personnel in the diagnosis and treatment of heart ailments. Gathers pertinent patient data and explains test procedures to patients. Records and processes the 12 lead electrocardiograms (EKG) and signal average EKGs. Reports significant abnormal events appearing on the EKG to the appropriate personnel.

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     Requires high school graduate or equivalent.
  • Successful completion of courses in medical terminology; EKG; rhythm interpretation; anatomy physiology; or other related courses preferred.
  •  Requires Basic Life Support certification through the AHA. Other advanced life support certifications may be required per unit/department specialty according to patient care policies.
  •  Knowledge and familiarity with EKG equipment; computers; and related medical terminology preferred.
  •  Basic knowledge of anatomy and physiology preferred.
  •  Knowledge of IV-Phlebotomy preferred, but not required.
  •  Requires alertness to details in administering and processing EKGs in order to assure proper quality; accuracy; and timeliness.


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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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