Tower Health

EKG Tech- Occasional shifts

Job Locations US-PA-Phoenixville
Requisition ID
2017-15576
Hospital
Phoenixville Hospital
Shift
Day shift
Department
Electrocardiography (EKG)
Category (Portal Searching)
Human Resources
# of Openings
1

Overview

Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.

 

With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.

 

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.

 

At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health’s commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives

 

Responsibilities

  • Performs electrocardiograms according to established policies and procedures
  • Provides data for diagnosis of heart ailments Edits and forwards final test results to attending physician for analysis and interpretation
  • Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Performs studies of EKG's/Rhythm Strips and holter Monitors
  • Performs EKG editing as directed by Cardiologist
  • Downloads EKG's performed throughout the facility by other trained personnel, throughout the day
  • Assists Office Manager with processing diagnostic reports
  • Assists Office Manager with coordinating patient schedules and coverage needs as volume demands

EKG Tech needed for Phoenixville Hospital Heart Station

Shift: Occasional hours primarily to cover weekends 

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent 
  • Graduate of an accredited EKG program
  • Knowledge of basic EKG interpretation and Medical terminology
  • Basic computer skills 
  • Effective communication skills -
  • Ability to Multi-task 
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative, sound decision making skills and problem solving
  • Must demonstrate competence in the assessment, treatment, and care of patients in all age groups from neonates to geriatrics 
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to work independently with exceptional attention to detail
  • Excellent interactive communication skills 
  • Knowledge of regulations and guidelines pertaining to confidentiality 
  • Transfers equipment from Heart Station to patient rooms.

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