EKG Technician I Full time 40 hrs/week 11p-7:30am
Summa Health System-Akron campus
Summa Health System is recognized as one of the region’s top employers by a number of third party organizations, including NorthCoast 99. Exceptional candidates gravitate to Summa because of its culture, passion for delivering excellent service to our patients and families commitment to our philosophy of servant leadership, collegial working relationships at every level of the organization and competitive pay and benefits.
Performs and documents 12 lead EKG tests with and without rhythm strips and performs signal averaged EKGs. Responds to “TEAMS,” “SURGICAL TEAMS,” and other emergency calls to perform EKGs as requested.
Formal Education Required:
-Proven ability to read and write English, follow written and oral instructions, and demonstrate basic computer knowledge.
Experience & Training Required:
-Prior EKG experience or training
Other Skills, Competencies and Qualifications:
-Ability to effectively communicate verbally with patients, nurses and other hospital personnel.
-Ability work and stand; lift light materials; assist in movement of patients.
-Manual dexterity sufficient to operate equipment
-Ability to transport equipment
-Ability to maintain confidentiality of patient information
-Ability to establish and maintain cooperative relations with those contacted in the course of work
-Ability to work efficiently, safely and in an organized and detailed manner.
-Ability to conduct EKGs during Trauma Teams, Stroke Teams, Code Stemis, hospital procedures-STAT orders.
-Ability to effectively interact with populations of patients/customers with an understanding of their needs for self-respect and dignity
Level of Physical Demands:
-Heavy: Exerts 50-100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or ten to 20 pounds of force continuously to move objects.
-Fast pace is expected.