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EKG Technician, Cardiopulmonary Diagnostics, Nights, PRN

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   9/28/2017
Job Title: 
EKG Technician, Cardiopulmonary Diagnostics, Nights, PRN
Job Category:   Clinical:Cardiac/Catheter/Perfusion/EKG/EP Lab
Location:   Louisville
Job Description:   **EKG Technician, Cardiopulmonary Diagnostics, Nights, PRN** **Description** The EKG Tech possesses working knowledge of electrocardiography and related procedures (defined in the Essential Functions section of this document). He/she has displayed age-specific competence for all age groups serviced by the facility. The incumbent conducts himself/herself in a professional manner and is courteous to patients, physicians, visitors, members of the department and all other healthcare personnel. The incumbent supports and contributes to departmental productivity and organizational objectives by functioning as an integrated member of the non-invasive cardiology team and performs services consistent with his/her professional scope of ability. The incumbent supports and exhibits behaviors consistent with the organization’s mission and values in offering hope and healing to all. Performs electrocardiograms (EKG’s) on inpatients and outpatients as directed. Assists in the performance of stress testing as directed. Places Holter and EKG event monitors. Processes EKG’s in appropriate software system. Assists in other non-invasive cardiology exams and procedures as directed. Scans Holter tracings. Performs quality control for EKG studies. Cleans and maintains EKG equipment. Responds to Code Blue and STAT response calls immediately upon receipt of notification. Provides appropriate education to patients, patient family members and care team. Performs other duties as assigned. **Qualifications** Education / Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred): At a minimum, the incumbent shall have received the equivalent of a high school diploma. Additionally, the incumbent shall hold a current certificate from the American Heart Association in Basic Life Support or Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (or the equivalent thereof). Effective September 1, 2017,current BLS through the American Heart Association, or a previously approved provider, will be required before employment." **Experience(required and preferred):** No experience in health care or electrocardiography is required. * For those hired after November 14, 2016, KentuckyOne Health will verify education required by the position, through primary source verification, prior to beginning employment. Education verification will also include the collection of a high school diploma or equivalent, transcript, or other written validation of education. **Job** Patient Care Support **Primary Location** KENTUCKY-LOUISVILLE-JEWISH HOSP 200 ABRAHAM FLEXNER **Daily Schedule** 3 **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 0 **Weekends Required** Occasional **Req ID:** 2017-R0130853
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Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is a national nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 17 states and includes 78 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; two accredited nursing colleges; and home health agencies.

With total annual revenues of more than $10.7 billion and approximately 83,000 employees, CHI ranks as the nation’s second-largest faith-based health system. In fiscal year 2012, CHI provided more than $715 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.

Catholic Health Initiatives is committed to:
  • Creating new ministries that build healthy communities
  • Reaching new milestones in clinical quality and compassionate care
  • Implementing an agenda of social justice
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