Steward Health Care System

Taunton, MA

EKG Technician II - Per Diem

Posted over 1 month ago

Job Description

Location: Morton Hospital
Posted Date: 3/1/2021

At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized behavioral health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.

We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.

In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:

Compassion

Accountability

Respect

Excellence

Stewardship

If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Performs, under minimal supervision, routine and specialized testing on patient to obtain information used in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs EKGs, Stress testing (ETT, stress echo and Nuc Med stress testing), Holter monitor placement and scanning as ordered by Physician. Prepares patient for exam by explaining procedure and physically hooking up the patient as needed. Follows all established patient care protocol.
  • Performs testing in a timely manner and insures accuracy of reporting. Has and demonstrates knowledge of the diagnostic equipment.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in performing all computer tasks associated with all job responsibilities.
  • Keeps equipment clean and in good working order. Performs equipment checks to ensure safety of patients and staff as well as proper operation of equipment. Reports any problems to the on duty supervisor of the department
  • Prolonged standing or sitting may be required.
  • Occasional moderate lifting, 25-50lbs), (with help), as well as assisting a patient into position for testing.
  • Covering codes and emergencies cases as well as routine EKG, stress tests on inpatient and outpatient throughout the hospital. Stays in communication with physicians, nurses, patients, visitors, and other hospital personnel.

Management of Time and Resources:

  • Completes work assignments within an acceptable time frame
  • Uses time and resources to the best possible advantage for successful completion of job responsibilities
  • Develops and maintains efficient working relationships.
  • Is reliable in respect to attendance.
  • Is reliable in respect to punctuality.
  • Recognizes the importance of team efforts and partners with others to achieve positive outcomes

Quality:

  • Is part of a team effort to insure quality services.
  • Offers creative solutions or alternatives to issues or concerns
  • Produces quality results.
  • Continually strives to improve the quality of work.
  • Accepts responsibility for all work performed and takes appropriate corrective action as needed

CUSTOMER SERVICE SKILLS:

  • Is cooperative in interactions, treating customers with courtesy, respect and compassion .
  • Is patient when responding to questions and answers questions appropriately.
  • Responds to requests in a timely manner.
  • Handles interruptions in a skillful way.
  • Maintains a professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Strives to prevent/resolve customer concerns to the customers satisfaction

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EDUCATION:

  • Is responsible for ongoing development of his/her work skills through the use of available resources (i.e.: inservices, formal educational programs, other work groups and on the job training).
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings and inservices and/or reviews documentation as required.
  • Assists in the orientation of others and actively participates in mentoring
  • Performs analytical and decision making functions with minimal supervision.
  • Recognizes and seeks assistance/consultation when appropriate.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of relative hospital and all departmental policies and procedures including safety issues
  • Possesses awareness of programs/services provided by MHMC and where they are located

Additional Information

Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

Important COVID message

Please note, Morton Hospital is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled and professional way.

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