EKG Technician - #19544095

Providence Health & Services

Date: Apr 7, 2021
City: Portland, OR
Contract type: Full time
Providence Health & Services

Providence is calling a EKG Technician - Electrodiagnostics (1.0 FTE, Days) to Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland, OR

We are seeking a EKG Technician - Electrodiagnostics that will perform electrocardiography exams on inpatients and outpatients. May assist Physicians with technical component of Stress Electrocardiographs and/or Stress Echocardiograms. Obtains 12-lead EKG's, Holter Monitor application and recordings, Event Monitor application and recordings and Signal Average EKG Recordings from In-Patients and Out-Patients. Maintains office procedures and processing of patient data, using a variety of information systems. May scan Holter monitor recordings.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Adhere to Hospital and department appearance guidelines

  • Perform electrocardiograms on patients obtaining the highest quality studies possible while ensuring the least amount of patient discomfort possible

  • Provide patient comfort by establishing good rapport and professionalism, communicating and explaining procedures as appropriate

  • Request from patients or families for clinical information is deferred to patient's nurse or Doctor

  • Personal interactions with and treatment of patients during exams is individualized, as appropriate, to patient's age, needs and condition

  • Patient's privacy needs are individualized and respected and complied with as appropriate to age and wishes

  • Comply with quality control policies and procedures of the department

  • Orientation and training of new staff and students

  • Possibly assist in type/transcribe reports

  • Position patients in a manner which is safe, utilizing the appropriate safe patient handling equipment and technique, allowing patients to be comfortable both physically and emotionally

Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • High School Diploma/ GED -OR- equivalent education/experience related to this role

  • Coursework/Training: Successful completion of basic ECG course -OR- Knowledge of ECG rhythms and interpretation

  • Current CPR certification

  • Experience in EKG testing, direct patient care and/or working within the hospital setting

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

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