The EKG Technician EKG procedures on adult and pediatric patients. EKG testing plays a crucial role in the detection, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. As the EKG Technician acquires expertise in the performance of test procedures, he/she will also accept responsibility and accountability for performing duties independently in the absence of management.?
Interaction with referring physicians and interpreting physicians requires a demonstrable degree of good communication skills. By definition the EKG Tech must be able to operate independently and to completion.
The EKG Tech must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to interact with various ages of clients served in the course and scope of his/her job duties. These age populations may include pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric. This position does require direct patient care and will be required to interface with family members and the public at-large. Assessment of the skills necessary to communicate with various age populations is addressed on the corresponding competency assessment.
Minimum Education :
High School or GED
Complete additional .edu training for EKG during orientation period
Current BLS for health care providers
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
Ability to speak, read, and write fluent English
Ability to learn and integrate technical aspects of the EKG department as a whole
Ability to make quick and accurate decisions under stress and emergency situations
Ability to use computers (i.e. Microsoft Office, EKG Database software)
HUC level of experience preferred.
Tenet complies with federal, state, and/or local laws regarding mandatory vaccination of its workforce. If you are offered this position and must be vaccinated under any applicable law, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination or obtain an approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to your start date. If you receive an exemption from the vaccination requirement, you will be required to submit to regular testing in accordance with the law.
Primary Location: El Paso, Texas
Facility: The Hospitals of Providence Transmountain Campus
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
About The Hospitals of Providence Transmountain Campus
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.