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EKG Tech

Requisition #

59404BR

Physical Location

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Posted Date

08-Nov-2019

Dept. Name

E K G/Holter Stress Test

Hours Per Week

0

Contract

ANW L113 Residual Workers

Introduction

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Abbott Northwestern Hospital, located in south Minneapolis, is the largest not-for-profit hospital in the Twin Cities and is recognized as an ANCC Magnet-designated hospital. It is known around the region and across the U.S. for its centers of excellence: cancer care through the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute; cardiovascular services in partnership with the Minneapolis Heart Institute; the Spine Institute; Neuroscience Institute; Orthopaedic Institute; perinatology, obstetrics and gynecology through WomenCare; physical rehabilitation through Courage Kenny Rehabilitation InstituteTM; and more. With 5,697 employees, 1,397 physicians and 633 beds, Abbott Northwestern Hospital cares for nearly 370,000 patients and their families each year from the Twin Cities area and throughout the Upper Midwest.

Responsibilities

Req ID: 59404
  • Obtaining artifact-free 12-lead EKGs in difficult situations in a timely and professional manner
  • Knowledge and maintenance of Mac 5000 and Mac 5500 EKG carts
  • Accurately editing physician EKG interpretations from handwritten copy of approximately 40 different physicians, charging EKGs and professional fees to patients’ accounts, routing EKGs to appropriate stations, outreach facilities, or medical records
  • Perform office tasks pertaining to preparation of EKGs for physician reading
  • Provide 24-hour physician interpreted EKG turnaround time to our customers
  • Prioritize workload in order that emergent EKGs are given priority
  • Knowledge of Muse and Excellian to include scanning EKG’s and final processing of EKG
  • Back-up technician for applying Holter monitors and Event Recorders; assist Holter department in filing, cleaning monitors and making kits

Education

  • High school graduate or equivalent

Qualification/Skills

Experience

  • Previous EKG or medical experience with medical terminology preferred
  • Training in cardiac rhythms is desirable and may be provided when possible

Skills

  • Communication skills and phone etiquette with ability to effectively communicate with all age groups in a professional and reassuring manner
  • Self-directed with ability to prioritize and organize work efficiently
  • Computer literate
  • Type 30 wpm

Licensure/Certifications

  • CPR

Work Schedule

Days/evenings as needed

Location/Community Information

Minneapolis boasts being both cosmopolitan yet small enough that you can find a place to call home whether on a lake, golf course, or in an adjoining suburb. With the fast pace of activity there are professional sports, theater, or enough parks for a quiet walk. The area has numerous schools and colleges, both public or private, and enough teams for all weekend athletes to join.

  • Located in Minneapolis
  • Population = 380,000
  • Service Area = 2,882,245

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


Closing

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.


Requisition #

59404BR
Cardio / Resp / Sleep / Neuro