EKG Monitor Technician

JOB SUMMARY

The ELECTROCARDIOGRAPH TECHNICIAN operates an instrument that measures the electrical impulses of the heart and translates these to tracings on graph paper. The EKG/ECG technician attaches electrodes to the chest, arms, and legs of the patient after applying a gel and prepares the tracings for interpretation by a physician.

ABOUT US

For more than 40 years, ATC Healthcare has provided leading nurses and healthcare professionals to hospitals and facilities nationwide. Healthcare systems around the U.S., including municipal health systems, multi-unit senior care companies, governments, school systems, VMS and MSP vendors trust us to deliver more than 100,000 nurses and other healthcare professionals on-demand. If you have a track record of success in healthcare, we want you to join us!

We offer the following benefits:
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401k Plan
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Identity theft insurance
  • Compensation $$/hour

EDUCATION

Completion of a course in the operation of an EKG machine; on the job training may also be acceptable by some facilities.

LICENSURE

None; optional credentialing is available through the Cardiovascular Credentialing International.

EXPERIENCE

At least one year of experience as an EKG/ECG technician in a clinical setting.

CREDENTIALS:

CPR as required by client facility; health and screening tests as required by specific facilities and/or regulatory agencies.

ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS

Various client facility settings; possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and other potentially infectious materials.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Complies with ATC policies/procedures.
  • Complies with client facility policies/procedures.
  • Documents accurately and completely services provided.
  • Maintains confidentiality relative to patient care and facility practices in accordance with the Healthv Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
  • Communicates information effectively to appropriate personnel.
  • Complies with accepted ethical and professional standards of conduct. • Positions patients for testing.
  • Applies electrodes in proper position for conducting the test.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the purpose, operation and care of EKG machines; procedures to be followed in conducting tests; anatomical nomenclature; manipulates dials, switches and moving parts of equipment; and recognizes defective and unsatisfactory operation of EKG equipment and make the necessary adjustments and minor repairs.
  • Provides patient services in a non-judgmental, non-discriminatory manner that considers cultural diversity and age appropriateness so that autonomy, rights, and dignity are preserved.


Other Duties: Please note this job summary is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may vary by assignment and may change at any time with or without notice.

Equal Opportunity Employer: ATC Healthcare Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or dis bility status or any other category protected by Federal, State or local law. M/F/D/V EOE

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