EKG Technician, Full-Time Job at The University of Miami, Miami, FL

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  • The University of Miami
  • Miami, FL

Job Description

Current Employees:

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Education/Credentials/License and Certifications

Formal Education (Check one level only):

Eighth Grade and below

Eighth to Tenth Grade

X High School Diploma preferred

Two Year College Degree

Four Year College Degree (preferred)

Graduate Degree

Vocational/Technical School Training (Check all that apply):

In-house programs in

X Program in EKG or Non-Invasive CVT

Two-year program in

Three-year program in

Certification/Licensure:

Current CPR certification

X CCI Board Exam Passing within 12 months of hire

Work Experience :

Preferred One year experience working as EKG tech in a hospital setting

ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES:

Ability to grasp technical information and attention to details. Strong analytics Motor Skills: Ability to input data to computer.

Interpersonal Skills: Ability to interact with others in a professional, courteous, tactful manner Mental Abilities: Organize and prioritize; analyze situations and develop alternatives; analyze data and develop valid conclusions, develop clear, concise policies, procedures and correspondence; provide clear direction to others; manage duties in an environment of changing priorities and frequent deadlines.

Sensory Requirements: Ability to communicate with others via telephone; ability to read written documents.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Must be familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within this particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

Processes orders, prepares correspondence and fulfills patient's needs to ensure customer satisfaction.

Performs all procedures according to protocol.

Assists in orientation and skill development of other staff, and students in order to assure a smooth transition in their roles.

Responsibilities include scheduling appointments, providing information to callers, and otherwise relieving officials of clerical work and minor administrative and business detail.

Responsible for organizing and overseeing the patient record keeping activities pertaining to releasing and retrieving medical records.

Ensures all medical records are released according to HIPAA guidelines.

Directs daily record processing to ensure that discharge records are properly received, organized, and forwarded to the appropriate physician for completion.

Revises patient medical records to guarantee compliance with institution standards, procedures and policies.

Researches and resolves complaints to ensure customer retention and satisfaction.

Ensure annual competency is performed and documented.

10. Comply with the employee Code of Ethics and Standards of Behavior.

11. Attend mandatory educational programs and annual in-services.

12. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

None

REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS

Meets hospital-wide requirements by submitting annual tuberculin test and any other medical required for job classification and attends necessary in-service/education programs.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The position requires considerable amount of physical work not to exceed 50 pounds. This work may involve but not limited to lifting, carrying, pushing or repositioning of objects, pieces of equipment or patients.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

1. Physical Environment: Favorable working condition in Hospital setting

2. Occupational Safety and/or Health Risks: Potential exists for daily exposure to radiation, infectious blood/body fluids and tissue and minimal exposure to other bio hazardous materials, such as cleansing agents.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

Job Status:
Full time

Employee Type:
Staff

Pay Grade:
U4

Job Tags

Full time, Temporary work, Work experience placement, Worldwide,

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