EKG Technician

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University Medical Center
Published
November 8, 2021
Location
Las Vegas, Nevada
Job Type

Description

EKG Technician

Salary
$15.58 - $24.15 Hourly
Location
Las Vegas, NV
Job Type
Full Time
Department
EKG - 7110
Job Number
21-EKG
Closing
Continuous
Position Summary  

EKG Technician description image
EMPLOYER PAID PENSION PLAN OF 29.75% OF YOUR ANNUAL SALARY!
GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE!
Position Summary:
Assists in diagnosis of patients with potential heart problems by monitoring heart patterns. Duties include monitoring and recording cardiac activity data from multiple views of the heart, identifying rhythm variations, training new technicians, troubleshooting and maintaining equipment, and preparing billing adjustments when needed.

  Job Requirement  

Education/Experience:
Equivalent to graduation from high school and completion of a basic EKG/rhythm course OR one (1) year of experience as an EKG Technician.

Licensing/Certification Requirements:
None required

  Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements  

  • Previous recent documented experience as an EKG Technician
  • Basic Arrhythmia Course / Certification - Documented
  • Recent documented experience in an Acute Care Setting

  Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements  

Knowledge of:
Anatomy; heart functions and rhythms; placement of leads for electrocardiograms; medical terminology; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures; age specific patient care practices.

Skill in:
Performing and interpreting rhythms on electrocardiograms; use of dictaphone; editing electrocardiogram readings on computer; use of computer and variety of software applications; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting and use standard equipment, including stamina to remain standing and/or walk for extended periods of time, and strength to examine patients, vision to read printed materials and VDT screens, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in-person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.

Agency University Medical Center of Southern Nevada
Address University Medical Center of Southern NevadaLas Vegas, Nevada, 89102

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