EKG Technician-F/T-Nuclear Med (UTower))
Job location: Miami, FL
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-10-13
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The University of Miami Health System has an exciting opportunity for an EKG Tech. The EKG technician performs electrocardiograms and provides data for diagnosis of heart ailments. Additionally, this employee edits and forwards final test results to attending physician for analysis and interpretation. The EKG Technician oversees the total care of test devices and equipment and explains procedures and processes to patients. Moreover, the incumbent compares findings to the standards to identify any problems. Conducts recordings of electromotive instant variation in heart muscle of patient using electrocardiograph to provide information for diagnosis of all heart ailments. Schedules patients for procedures and maintains logging and scheduling systems. Moves electrodes along particular areas of the chest to record electromotive variations happening in various heart muscle areas. Explains testing procedures to patients. Makes preliminary analysis and interpretation of test results to facilitate physicians’ study and diagnosis. Attaches electrodes to chest, legs, and arms of patient, and connects electrodes to ECG machine. Monitors electrocardiogram for normal and abnormal patterns. Attaches electrodes of electrocardiograph or holter monitor to patient to record information over extended period. Edits and forwards final test outcomes to attending physician or healthcare professional to analyze and interpret data. Performs assessments on patients of various conditions and ages, considering the physical and physiological needs of every patient. Develops and maintains positive interpersonal relations with other department personnel. Assists in the training of new personnel. Maintains confidentiality of all patient information according to federal and state guidelines and regulations. Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.
- High school diploma or equivalent
- EKG Non-Invasive CVT program
Certification and Licensing:
- CCI Board Exam passing within 12 months of hire date
- 1 year experience preferred working as an EKG technician in a hospital setting
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
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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.
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