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Providence Health & Services Electrocardiographic Technician *0.0 FTE, Variable Shift* in Spokane, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling a Electrocardiographic Technician (ECG) (Cardiology Services, Variable, 0.0 FTE, On-Call) to Providence Holy Family Hospital in Spokane, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

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In this position you will:

  • Accept and support the mission and values of Holy Family Hospital.

  • Support the Performance Improvement process.

  • Maintain a safe environment for staff, patients, and visitors.

  • Consider individual needs in communication with and assessment and treatment of patients and staff, including ethical, cultural, psychosocial, religious, and age-specific aspects, to include all ages.

  • Support patient rights and the organization’s code of ethical behavior.

  • Follow the principles and requirements outlined in the Commitments & Compliance Integrity Program Employee Handbook and any other organizational or departmental materials related to compliance with laws and regulatory requirements.

  • Assist with, or performs, according to scope of practice, a timely assessment of patients, according to policies, procedures, and protocols, taking into account age/developmental stage.

  • Assist with, or performs, according to scope of practice, the following patient care activities/treatments, according to departmental policies, procedures, and protocols:

  • Study patient’s EKG requisition form to obtain vital information needed prior to the test, i.e., past heart disorders or special medication the patient received.

  • Explain purpose and procedure of the test to the patient.

  • Instruct patient to remove clothing to expose the chest, arms, and legs.

  • Attach electrodes to predetermined positions on the arms and legs.

  • Operate EKG machine.

  • Attach disposable electrodes to predetermined positions of the chest to record electromotive variations of the heart.

  • Upon completion of the exam, removes the electrodes from the patient, and the tracing paper from the EKG machine.

  • Review recordings on the tracing paper from each electrode position, and checks for clarity and for any deviation from the normal.

  • After physician has studied the tracings and read and signed the EKG, makes and files copies.

  • Maintain EKG machine and equipment by cleaning and replacing styluses, electrodes, and tracing paper.

  • Assist in other tasks such as filing, copying, data processing slips, as needed.

  • Use appropriate judgment and decision making skills.

  • 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.

  • May transport patients to and from departments utilizing proper techniques of body mechanics to protect patients and personal safety.

Qualifications:

Qualifications - External

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED including courses in the physical sciences.

  • Experience sufficient to acquire general familiarity with methods and terminology in commonplace work situations of the occupation.

  • Sufficient experience to enable the employee to work effectively and independently to provide quality test results.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Some college

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Holy Family Hospital is a progressive, full service hospital in Spokane, Washington, offering a full range of medical and surgical services as well as specialty support and outpatient services. The hospital primarily serves north Spokane County—the fastest growing area in our region. We are currently licensed for more than 270 beds. As a not-for-profit Catholic hospital, every dollar we earn goes back to the community we serve. Providence Holy Family Hospital received several Five Star safety and excellence awards last year, including Patient Safety, Pulmonary, Respiratory and Critical Care.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

https://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: EKG and Monitor Techs

Location: Washington-Spokane

Req ID: 288836

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