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Texas Health Resources EKG Technician (PRN) in Fort Worth, Texas

EKG Technician (PRN)

Fast-paced, high volume Noninvasive Cardiology department is looking for top skilled EKG Technician.

Work location:Texas Health Fort Worth 1301 Pennsylvania Ave TX 76104

Work Hours:

  • PRN; As Needed

  • Rotating shifts, weekdays, weekends and holidays

Noninvasive Cardiology Department Highlights

  • Fast-Paced, high-volume department averaging 200 patients/day

Here’s What You Need

  • H.S. Diploma or Equivalent Required

  • 1 Year in health care environment involving direct patient care preferred

  • BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly required and

  • CCT - Certified Cardiographic Technician 6 Months preferred Or

  • NCET - Nationally Certified ECG Technician 6 Months preferred

  • Other approved National certification Upon Hire Required And

  • Other successful completion of Telemetry test within 30 days of hire Upon Hire Required

What You Will Do

PATIENT CARE:

  • Ensure the continuity of patient care using communication tools and electronic medical record.

  • Identify patient using two patient identifiers.

  • Explain procedures to patient and obtain patient consents.

  • Ensure exam room is fully stocked and in order before patient arrival.

  • Provides assistance to patient according to procedure being performed.

  • Appropriately respond to patients in distress.

  • Collects patient data, identifies and reports significant findings to nurse.

  • Assists in admission/transfer discharge.

  • Produces quality resting electrocardiograms (ECG) and ambulatory ECGs following department policies and procedures.

  • Enters orders into computer or manual system if applicable.

  • Documents accurately and appropriately.

  • Adapts care to reflect patient population and incorporates cultural/religious needs and beliefs into delivery of care.

POFESSIONAL ACCOUNTABILITY:

  • Improve understanding of procedures performed according to patient with consideration of potential language barriers.

  • Utilizes equipment properly through training and knowledge of when to seek outside assistance for identified problems/education with manager approval.

  • Ensure timely repairs of equipment beginning with notification of Biomed and/or manager as needed and making sure unsafe/inoperable equipment is removed and properly tagged per hospital policy as to prevent further use.

  • Maintains and enhances patient care skills.

  • Seeks assistance and supervision when performing unfamiliar tasks.

  • Serves as a patient advocate.

  • Complies with personnel policies. (Attendance, ID badge, Dress code, et. al)

  • Follow infection control standards per hospital policy/guidelines.

  • Communicates per department expectations.

  • Recognizes and promptly communicates ethical and legal concerns through established channels of communication.

  • Assist with the instruction of new hires in the proper technique of performing ECGs and completion of ECG competency within hospital

CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT:

  • Assists in the identification of ineffective and costly processes and takes action to improve them.

  • Participates in the process improvement activities within the department/hospital.

  • Improve the quality of customer service, and professional development.

  • Improve communication and professional development.

  • Meet unit requirements for Patient Safety Observation.

  • Assists and participates with Continuous Improvement projects.

PARTNERSHIP:

  • Uses Professional Practice Model philosophy to work in partnership with patient's families, physicians, peers and all other disciplines.

  • Adapts to changing needs of department re: patient census, workload, and crisis situations.

  • Functions as Mentor/Resource in the training and evaluation of practice partners as requested.

  • Acceptable use of interpersonal relationship skills with patients, families, co-workers, physicians, all disciplines, and other customers.

  • Demonstrates professionalism and adheres to business etiquette when interacting with customers and peers.

  • Flexible with scheduling to help meet departmental/patient needs.

  • Adapts to changes in workload assignment to meet changing needs of the individual patient and or unit.

  • Organizes work in partnership with team members.

Skills

ECG monitoring and knowledge of ECGs; computer skills; communication skills; high degree of confidentiality, positive interpersonal skills, and ability to function in a fast-paced environment.

Additional perks of being a Texas Health EKG Technician

  • Benefits include 401k and other benefits.

  • Delivery of high quality of patient care through nursing education, nursing research and innovations in nursing practice.

  • Strong Unit Based Council (UBC).

  • A supportive, team environment with outstanding opportunities for growth.

  • Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits , Job Listings by Category , recent Awards we’ve won and more.

  • Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org .

Education

H.S. Diploma or Equivalent Req

Experience

1 Year in health care environment involving direct patient care

Pref

Licenses and Certifications

BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly Req And

CCT - Certified Cardiographic Technician 6 Months Pref Or

NCET - Nationally Certified ECG Technician 6 Months Pref

Skills

ECG monitoring and knowledge of ECGs; computer skills; communication skills; high degree of confidentiality, positive interpersonal skills, and ability to function in a fast-paced environment.

Supervision

Individual Contributor

ADA Requirements

Extreme Heat 1-33%

Extreme Cold 1-33%

Extreme Swings in Temperature 1-33%

Extreme Noise 1-33%

Working Outdoors 1-33%

Working Indoors 67% or more

Mechanical Hazards 1-33%

Electrical Hazards 1-33%

Explosive Hazards 1-33%

Fume/Odor Hazards 67% or more

Dust/Mites Hazards 1-33%

Chemical Hazards 34-66%

Toxic Waste Hazards 1-33%

Radiation Hazards 1-33%

Wet Hazards 1-33%

Heights 1-33%

OSHA

Tasks involving exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues.

Physical Demands

Medium Work

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