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EKG Technician Per Diem

Location: Teaneck, NJ, United States
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Description

Holy Name is New Jersey's last remaining independent, Catholic health system, comprising a comprehensive 361-bed acute care medical center, a cancer center, medical fitness center, residential hospice, nursing school, and physician network. The system has a national reputation for providing culturally sensitive care to a diverse population, drawing patients from across the New York City region to its specialty centers and renowned doctors. Holy Name's mission to provide technologically advanced, compassionate and personalized care extends across a continuum that encompasses education, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and wellness maintenance. The system is known as a high-quality, low-cost provider of extraordinary clinical care given by compassionate, highly trained physicians and staff.

A Brief Overview
Performs specific technical duties related to Cardiology Testing.

What you will do

  • Identify patient using patient wrist band and written requisition.
  • Verbally explains procedure to patient prior to beginning the procedure.
  • Protect patient privacy by applying appropriate draping, closing curtains and closing room doors.
  • Perform electrocardiograms in accordance with departmental procedures.
  • Apply and/or remove Holter Monitors in accordance with departmental procedure.
  • Record written testing data in Departmental Books.
  • Assist physician with stress testing in accordance with departmental procedure.
  • Observe strict patient confidentiality regarding written records and test reports.
  • Maintain cardiology equipment in clean working order.
  • Verbally report equipment malfunction to Cardiology Supervisor.
  • File reports as necessary.
  • Maintain an orderly, safe and clear working environment.
  • Assist with training of new personnel when applicable.
  • Respond to beepers by calling desired extension on telephone.
  • Perform any related duties as assigned.
  • Ability to explore, recognize, identify and measure structures on an EKG



Education Qualifications

  • High School Diploma Or equivalent. Required


Experience Qualifications

  • 4-6 years Minimum five years experience in the field of cardiology testing Required


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Technician should have knowledge of EKG abnormalities and related pathological conditions
  • Strong attention to detail


Licenses and Certifications

  • Registered or registry eligible in Echocardiography. Upon Hire Required


Holy Name is a mission-driven facility whose quality standards and philosophy are rooted in the principles of its founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. Those principles are exercised daily by the Medical Center's dedicated and talented team of physicians, nurses, allied health employees, and a wide variety of non-clinical administrative and operational staff members. Holy Name is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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