Under minimal supervision, performs electrocardiograph (EKG) and other related examinations as ordered. Prepares and secures electrodes to ensure interpretable results; explains methods and procedure to patient; evaluates patient's total condition throughout the test. Submits EKG, related tests, and arrhythmia monitor results to physician for interpretation, types and files interpretations, enters reports into the computer, and maintains patient logs. Participates in the arrhythmia detector monitoring program, prepares monitor information for physician evaluation, and sends record of patient monitor usage for billing to central office for processing. Sets up and ensures proper functioning of testing and monitoring equipment. Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, quality improvement, safety, environmental and infection control standards. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Fluent in English (written and spoken)
Graduation from high school or possession of a GED certificate required.
Typically, six months as a technician performing electrocardiographs or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
A six month American Medical Association approved program in electrocardiograph (EKG) technology may be substituted for the required experience.
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from The American Heart Association or Red Cross required. All Certifications and Licenses required for this job must be kept current as a condition of continued employment.
Location: Main Hospital
Work Type: Intermittent
All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.
Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado's primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving approximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.
Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
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