EKG Technician Job at Kaiser Permanente, Roseville, CA

  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Roseville, CA

Job Description

Description: Job Summary:

Under general supervision, uses an electrocardiograph to record variations in the action of the heart muscle for use in the diagnosis of heart ailments in both in-patient and out-patient setting. Prepares graphs and reports, completes all documentation. Performs various related functions including clerical duties and maitaining equipment. Responds to emergency situations as required. Coordinates work efforts for quality patient care.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Greets patients in a pleasant and professional manner. Prepares and explains procedures to patient.
  • Operates EKG equipment by applying lead placements to patients.
  • Prepares EKG tracing for interpretation indicating the required demographic information
  • Responds to emergency situations as necessary.
  • Assists and prepares patients for the cardiology procedures which may include but is not limited to Holter Event monitors, Holter scanning, Cardiac exercise stress testing. (may vary depending on medical facility specific req.)
  • Maintains equipment in operating order and notifies supervisor of needed repairs.
  • Prepares paperwork and EKGs for physician interpretation of inpatients and outpatients.
  • Maintains files, makes copies of cardiac procedures and assists with any other paperwork as required.
  • Maintains a safe and orderly work area.
  • Answers telephone and relays messages.
  • Schedules/reschedules patient testing procedures via eConsult and other appropriate systems.

Grade 445
Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum one (1) year of experience (of at least 1,060 hours) as an EKG Technician. OR
  • Recent graduate (within the last year) of a certified EKG technician program with externship (of at least 160 hours) to include Holter monitoring, event monitoring and stress training.

  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
License, Certification, Registration

  • Basic Life Support
Additional Requirements:

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Must pass medical terminology test
  • Must pass basic computer literacy test with a passing of 80% score
  • Must be willing to work in a Labor Management Partnership environment
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preferred certification by CCI - such as CCT or CRAT or obtain credential within 6 months

Primary Location: California,Roseville,Roseville Eureka Medical Offices 2
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40
Shift: Day
Workdays: Week 1: Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 8:30a-5:00p, Sat 9:30a-6:00p; Week 2: Sun 9:30a-6:00p, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 8:30a-5:00p
Working Hours Start: 09:30 AM
Working Hours End: 06:00 PM
Job Schedule: Full-time
Job Type: Standard
Worker Location: Onsite
Employee Status: Regular
Employee Group/Union Affiliation: A01|SEIU|United Healthworkers
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Department: Roseville Hospital - Electrocardiography - 0206
Pay Range: $37.58 - $39.54 / hour The ranges posted above reflect the location in the job posting. The salary range may vary if you reside in a different location or state than the location posted.
Travel: No
On-site: Work location is on-site (KP designated office, medical office building or hospital). Worker location must align with Kaiser Permanente's Authorized States policy. At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status. Submit Interest

Job Tags

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