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Providence Health & Services Cardiology Technician in Burbank, California

Description:

Providence is calling a Cardiology Technician in ECG/EMG (Per Diem, Variable Shift) to Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA.

We are seeking a Cardiology Technician who will assists in the daily operations of the Cardiodiagnostics Department through the performance of electrocardiograms, cardiac stress tests and other non-invasive diagnostic cardiology procedures for patients as directed according to established standards and practices. Demonstrates proficiency in delivering care to assigned age-specific patient population (e.g., infants, adolescents, adults, geriatrics, pediatrics), and participates in related continuing education.

In this position you will:

  • Maintain established department, unit, and hospital policies, procedures, and objectives as well as Improving Organization Performance program, safety, environmental, and infection control policies

  • Perform electrocardiogram examinations and non-invasive cardiology tests as ordered/requested

  • Provide previous ECG (if available) with the current test and submits to physician for interpretation

  • Prepare written documentation of the cardiology procedures as required following hospital and department policies and procedures. Maintain patient files with records of tests and other data accurately

  • Obtain patient history, answers patient questions, and explains procedures as appropriate

  • Complete patient charges accurately and timely

  • Assist with care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies

  • Assist in establishing quality levels and standards

  • Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, inservice meetings, and workshops

  • Attend meetings as required

  • Demonstrate the ability to train other personnel and assist with the orientation of new staff by training and monitoring work

  • Assist safety officer in assessing patient environment of care and patient care areas (PSJ only)

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Courses or Training in ECG, EKG Interpretation, Treadmill, Holter scanning

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers sponsored by the American Heart Association

  • If employee/applicant has certification by the American Red Cross-CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, this will be accepted until card expiration

  • Six (6) months experience as ECG technician

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA, is a 414 bed acute care facility, known for its state-of-the-art technology and high quality, compassionate care, has provided the full range of diagnostic, treatment, care and support services for the San Fernando Valley communities for close to 70 years.

Many of our specialized services are provided within our Heart and Vascular Institute, one of Los Angeles County's first STEMI designated receiving centers of heart attack victims; our Hycy and Howard Hill Neuroscience Institute, awarded the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission for a Primary Stroke Center, and the Gold Plus Achievement Award from the American Stroke Association (2010); our Women's Pavilion, and our newly opened the Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center, a comprehensive, state-of-the-art, patient-centered, treatment facility. Our cancer center includes some of the most advanced technology in radiation oncology, highly advanced medical and surgical oncology, excellent clinical outcomes and research, and all patient support services are housed in the same building.

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center has an exceptional orthopedic program recognized for its excellent outcomes and clinical expertise. And Providence Saint Joseph's Bariatric Program, a leader and resource for those dealing with obesity in Southern California, received a Five-Star Rating for Bariatric Surgery, and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence designation from HealthGrades.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

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As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

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Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: EKG and Monitor Techs

Location: California-Burbank

Req ID: 248001

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