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SSM Health Dallas Heart Center EKG Technician in Saint Louis, Missouri

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Hours - 8 hour day shifts (anytime from 730-430) depending on business needs of the clinic

BLS certified, experience as a medical assistant/tech/care partner type Preferred. Experience with performing EKGs would be Preferred.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Attaches, connects, and operates electrodes from specified body areas to leads from electrocardiograph machine.

  • Reviews patient's record and instructs patients prior to procedures. Monitors patient during procedures and reports any abnormal findings.

  • Identifies and corrects for artifacts. Edits and forwards results to attending physician for analysis and interpretation.

  • Maintains EKG equipment and supplies.

  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

  • High school diploma or equivalent

EXPERIENCE

  • No experience required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Constant standing and walking.

  • Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication.

  • Frequent use of hearing to distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.

  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.

  • Frequent reaching, gripping, and keyboard use/data entry.

  • Frequent use of vision for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.

  • Occasional bending, stooping, crawling, kneeling, sitting, squatting and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.

  • Occasional use of vision to judge distances and spatial relationships.

  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.

  • Occasional lifting/moving patients.

  • Occasional use of smell to detect/recognize odors.

  • Occasional driving.

SSM Health is committed to equal employment opportunity based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and all other statuses protected by law.

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