Steward Health Care System EKG Technician II in Taunton, Massachusetts
Position Summary: Performs, under minimal supervision, routine and specialized testing on patient to obtain information used in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease.
Job Responsibilities/Competency: 1) 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. 2) Performs testing in a timely manner and insures accuracy of reporting. Has and demonstrates knowledge of the diagnostic equipment. 3) Demonstrates proficiency in performing all computer tasks associated with all job responsibilities. 4) 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