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EKG 2 - AdventHealth -
601 E. Altamonte Dr.
Altamonte Springs, FL 32701
Located north of Orlando in the community of Altamonte Springs, our facility is consistently named “Best Hospital” for overall quality, reputation, doctors and nurses by local residents
As the largest satellite campus within the AdventHealth system, AdventHealth Altamonte has been providing state-of-the-art healthcare to the community since 1973
The 398-bed hospital cares for more than 168,000 patients a year. We are proud to be revolutionizing health care with visionary leadership and world-class resources
Work Hours/Shift: Variable 8 hour shifts.mostly weekdays
You Will Be Responsible For:
Demonstrates, through behavior, AdventHealth’s core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship, and Teamwork, Compassion Behaviors.
Performs diagnostic electrocardiograms
Positions and applies electrodes in proper location
Identifies and corrects for wandering, interference, and artifact
Effective and Efficient Care
Independently performs diagnostic ECG testing
Manages unmatched list in a timely manner
Responds appropriately and in a timely manner to all patient orders
Identifies patients using by using the 2 ADVENTHEALTH acceptable identifiers, name and date of birth
Communicates abnormal findings to the nurse and or physician in a timely manner
Ensures that an order or a prescription is present for the EKG and or Holter Monitor
Accurately documents and reports all procedures in accordance with department expectations
Enters all patient demographic information accurately
Downloads, edits and faxes Holter Monitor information in a timely manner
Follows isolation guidelines, demonstrates appropriate use of PPE, performs hand washing according to ADVENTHEALTH policy
Cleans equipment according to ADVENTHEALTH policies and procedures
Communicates with patient and their family members according to their age and understanding
Explains procedures in a way that the receiver can understand
Completes all assignments and communicates pending items with the appropriate staff member
Provides suggestions to improve department and hospital processes
Participate in process improvement projects
Provides goals on employee input form that lead to growth opportunities
Assists with clinical instructions and serves as a resource to less experienced employees and new personnel.
Assists with scheduling, room preparation, turn-around, and supply restocking
Transfers and attends to patients within department
What You Will Need:
Ability to read, write legibly and perform basic mathematical functions
Ability to communicate effectively and work with people of diverse backgrounds
Computer knowledge and skills
Experience performing ECGs in a hospital setting
Basic Life Support (BLS)
High School Diploma or General Education Diploma
Experience assisting in stress testing
Experience with Philips and/or Mortara ECG machines
Experience with Cerner Electronic Medical Records
Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all. The EKG 2 independently performs diagnostic quality ECGs, SAECG, and Holter monitor hook-ups. Must recognize and alert appropriate personnel to lethal arrhythmias and unstable hemodynamics. Processes Holter data and assists with physician billing and staff scheduling. Assists in the Stress lab where campus scheduling allows. Demonstrates scheduling flexibility and is compliant with special requests as situations dictate.
A four-week notice is required for resignations, transfer, and any change in employment status resulting in decreased working hours.
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.