EKG Technician

Regular Part-Time

Location:

901 West Main Street, Freehold, NJ

Job Category:

CentraState Medical Center

Primary Shift:

Day

Work Schedule:

7A-3P

Days and Hours:

every other weekend

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Overview

Records and manages the information of the electrical conduction of the heart muscle on an electrocardiogram recorder to assist the physician in the diagnosis of cardiac disease.

Responsibilities

  • Recognizes and reports abnormal changes in EKG recording.
  • Removes Holter monitor recorders.
  • Gathers data for pacemaker evaluation transmits.
  • Immediately reports to station calling code or MRT, prepared with EKG equipmen
  • Effectively manages EKGs within the Pyramis ECG management system.
  • Correctly calibrates and adjusts electrocardiograph equipment.
  • Recognizes artifact and takes appropriate steps to eliminate same.
  • Performs proper lead placement.
  • Obtains stat readings within one hour and disseminates to appropriate providers.
  • Assists with orientation of new employees to department.
  • Assists with collecting data for performance improvement initiatives.
Qualifications

Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalency required.
  • Completion of EKG course preferred. Will consider candidates with relevant on-the-job experience in lieu of course.

Work Experience:

  • Previous or related experience preferred.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • BLS required.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

Knowledge of medical terminology. Must be able to use computer and keyboard.

Physical Demands

Working Conditions:

Works in a normal hospital environment with frequent exposure to sick or injured patients.

 

Exposure:

Daily potential for exposure to blood and/or body fluids.

 

Physical Demands:

Sitting – Occasionally

Standing/Walking – Frequently

Kneeling/Stooping – Rarely

Bending/Climbing – Rarely

Reaching above shoulder, at waist or below waist – Rarely

Lifting/Pushing or Pulling up to 40 pounds – Rarely

Lifting/Pushing or Pulling over 40 pounds – Rarely

Typing/Filing – Frequently

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At CentraState, we welcome and promote the diversity of our employee family!  Each unique person contributes to the overall success of this organization. Our inclusive culture fosters an environment of professionalism and respect for personal differences.

 

Additionally, CentraState Healthcare System prohibits discrimination based on arbitrary consideration of such characteristics such as race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender (including pregnancy), affectual or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or limitation, medical condition, genetic information, or veteran or military status, as well as any other legally protected class of persons and acts, in accordance with applicable State and Federal laws.