EKG Technician – Hennessy Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA

Full time @Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System posted 4 weeks ago

Job Description

Job SummaryThe EKG Tech performs electrocardiograms to measure the electrical activity of the heart to assist in the diagnosis of heart ailments. The EKG Tech edits and forwards final test results to attending physician for analysis and interpretation. Relies on established guidelines to accomplish tasks. Works under close supervision.Job Requirements

1 year prior experience in interpretation of EKG

High School or equivalent

Successful completion of course in basic EKG interpretation

Knows and understands principles of cardiac anatomy and physiology; Knows and understands related indicators for cardiac stress testing and other Cardiology procedures. Communication, Customer Service, computer Skills. Knowledge of medical terminology. Able to use office equipment.

BLS Certification

Job Function

Technical Tasks: This will have been satisfactorily performed when
Procedures are clearly explained to patients/families while maintaining patient privacy at all times as evidenced by lack of complaints.

Electrocardiograms are edited through EKG computer paying attention to detail and seeking help if needed at all times.

Test results and edited EKGs are accurately and routinely posted on patient chart immediately upon completion of editing and transcription.

Assistance is provided to physicians and nurses in stress lab in patient prep and computer operations as requested.

Equipment is cleaned and maintained according to prescribed guidelines on every shift .

Procedures are explained to the patient and informed consent secured as indicated/necessary at all times.

The employee functions independently in the following positions: A) ECG performance; B) Dictation, editing, filing and charting of Cardiology reports and EKGs

Quality: This will have been satisfactorily performed when
All duties scheduled during the work day are completed without interference to the quality of work

Continually strives to make use of time during the day through careful coordination of daily tasks at all times.

About UsThe Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System is a leading health care innovator in Louisiana and Mississippi. We bring together outstanding clinicians, the most advanced technology and leading research to ensure that our patients receive the highest quality and safest care possible.This commitment is grounded in a history that is more than 100 years old, but reflected today by our strategic vision of transforming healthcare through superior performance and excellent patient care.As a nonprofit, mission-focused Catholic healthcare ministry, we give special attention to our citizens who are most in need. During the most recent fiscal year, we provided more than $39 million in unreimbursed care and community support to the underprivileged.
Our health system is one of the largest in Louisiana, with hospitals, clinics and physicians located throughout Louisiana and in Mississippi. In fact, we provide care to almost half of Louisiana’s citizens, and serve in Mississippi’s largest metropolitan area. Because of our size and the partnerships we have with other local organizations, we are able to pool our resources and share cost and service efficiencies and learn from each other, thereby accelerating our ability to improve care and solve challenges.
Location: 5001 Hennessy Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Job Type: Full-time

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