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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health EKG Technician - EKG - Full time - Evenings in Lubbock, Texas

Covenant Health is seeking a full time, evening shift EKG Technician with the EKG Department at Covenant Medical Center.

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Job Summary:

Performs clear, diagnostic 12-Lead EKG's and rhythm strips to assist the physician in diagnosing and treating patients. Limited supervision required.

Essential Functions:

  • Identifies self and verifies patient identification, ensures safety and privacy during procedure.

  • Performs 12-lead EKG's and rhythm strips. Ensures proper electrode and lead placement on patient of all age groups.

  • Performs all computer functions correctly by entering patient's logistical data into the EKG records management system correctly.

  • Run two copies of the EKG, leaving one on the unit and the second in the interpreting cardiologist's box.

  • Removes electrodes from the patient following the procedure and returns room to its original state.

  • Identifies situations requiring immediate notification of a nurse.

  • Cleans and stocks EKG carts. Ensures carts are stocked with supplies at the end of each shift. Inventories supplies and keeps at an optimal level.

  • Carries pager at all times while on duty and responds to pages and Code Blues promptly. Utilizes communication system to answer and relay messages.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

Education:

  • Coursework/Training - Training in Arrhythmia Recognition.

  • Coursework/Training - Training in 12-Lead EKG Interpretation. Offered to employee through Covenant Training and Development Department or Education and Research department with Invasive and Non-Invasive Cardiac Services.

License/Certification:

  • BLS certification with 30 days of employment.

Covenant Health is celebrating over 100 years of serving Lubbock and our South Plains region. As the oldest and largest health system in Lubbock and the region, we currently employ over 5,200 people with a medical staff of over 600 physicians.

For over 100 years, Covenant has been driven by a mission of providing a Christian ministry of healing and caring for the whole person - mind, body and spirit. Our vision and differentiator is we are the only faith-based, integrated health network in the West Texas/eastern New Mexico region dedicated to a Christian ministry of healing.

As an expression of our mission, we believe we hold an important Covenant with our patients and try and treat every interaction as Sacred Encounters.

Our ministry includes six hospitals with over 1,100 licensed beds:

Covenant Medical Center - CMC Covenant Children’s Covenant Specialty Covenant Plainview - PLV Covenant Levelland - LVL Trustpoint (joint venture: Rehab Hospital of Lubbock) Covenant Medical Group (CMG) Covenant Health Partners Hospice of Lubbock

Covenant Health's total service area includes 25 counties that covers most of West Texas and eastern New Mexico. The service area covers approximately 750,000 people and approximately 35,000 square miles.

Covenant provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Covenant complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Positions specified as “on call, per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Covenant Health

Category: EKG and Monitor Techs

Req ID: R337596

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