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Billings Clinic EKG Technician Cardiology - Per Diem in Billings, Montana

.... EKG Technician Cardiology - Per Diem CARDIOLOGY Non-Exempt req1050
Shift: Varies Employment Status: Per Diem Hours per Pay Period: 0.01 =
per diem Starting Wage DOE: $14.18 - $17.01 Job Summary According to
previously defined procedures and upon request of a physician, operates
electrocardiographic equipment, holter monitor equipment, and stress
testing equipment to record and/or analyze the electrical impulses of
the heart, for physician use in the diagnosis of heart disorders.
Individual is responsible for setting up, applying and removing cardiac
monitor equipment. Responsible for associated clerical and assigned
duties. Performs duties under minimal supervision. Essential Job
Functions • Develops a complete understanding of electrocardiogram (EKG)
analysis and maintains a high level of knowledge by utilizing education
opportunities. • Maintains, cleans, troubleshoots and operates EKG
carts, various cardiac monitors and stress test equipment to conduct
numerous diagnostic tests throughout the facility. Maintains all
department equipment and supplies including cleaning, ordering, and
stocking. • Reviews patient chart and history, introduces self, acquires
two forms of patient ID, and educates by explaining purpose and
procedure of the test to the patient. Assures consent forms are signed
and in order. • Attaches electrodes to the proper predetermined
positions according to American Heart Association (AHA). Observes
patient privacy/confidentiality at all times. • Assists providers with
various stress testing protocols. In the clinic assists with Tilt Tables
and Padnet. • Operates computer systems, performs clerical duties
including data entry, billing, order review/entry, chart review, EKG
review, Alerts appropriate staff of critical arrhythmias and
abnormalities, billing and charting errors. This list is not all
inclusive. • Responds to all CPR codes; begins or relieves CPR
compressions and assists per order of the team captain (HOSPITAL ONLY)
Organizes and adjusts work schedule; to preform STAT and now orders,
routine orders, new admissions in hospital, walk-ins, outpatient
testing, and fluctuations in patient workload. Affiliates and outreach
account assistance and other provider's requests. • Acts as a resource
in providing technical support and assistance to affiliates, outreach
accounts and providers. Assists in the orientation, skill development
and skill competency of other personnel. Participates in the completion
of peer performance/competency reviews. • Identifies needs and sets
goals for own growt h and development, meets all mandatory departmental
and system requirements Minimum Qualifications • Courses in mathematics
and science, preferred • High school graduate or equivalent • Six (6)
months previous ECG, holter monitor and stress testing experience,
preferred • Must complete the Billings Clinic cardiac arrhythmia course
with passing score of 85% or better within the first year of employment
(class offerings are available quarterly) • Healthcare Provider CPR
Certification • ?Completion of the Certified Cardiac Technician (CCT)
exam within three (3) years of employment, preferred • Or an equivalent
combination of education and/or experience relating to the above tasks,
knowledge, skills and abilities will be considered Billings Clinic is
Montana’s largest health system serving Montana, Wyoming and the western
Dakotas. A not-for-profit organization led by a physician CEO, the
health system is governed by a board of community members, nurses and
physicians. Billings Clinic includes an integrated multi-specialty group
practice, tertiary care hospital and trauma center, based in Billings,
Montana. Learn more Billings Clinic is
committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity. All
policies and processes are designed toward achieving fair and equitable
treatment of all employees and job applicants. Employees are encouraged
to discuss any concerns they have in this regard with their immediate
supervisor and/or the Vice President People Resources. All employees and
job applicants will be provided the same treatment in all aspects of the
employment relationship, regardless of race, color, creed, religion,
national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age,
marital status, genetic information or disability.