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AdventHealth EKG I – Cardiac Stress/EKG – Orlando – Per Diem in Orlando, Florida


EKG I – Cardiac Stress/EKG – Orlando – Per Diem

AdventHealth Orlando seeks to hire an EKG I who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile:

Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,107-bed Florida Hospital Orlando, serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America. Florida Hospital Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country. We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year.

Work Hours/Shifts:


Job Summary:

The EKG 1 independently performs diagnostic quality ECGs, SAECG, and Holter monitor hook-ups. Must recognize and alert appropriate personnel to lethal arrhythmias and unstable hemodynamics. Demonstrates scheduling flexibility and is compliant with special requests as situations dictate. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all. A four-week notice is required for resignations, transfer, and any change in employment status resulting in decreased working hours.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Ability to read, write legibly and perform basic mathematical functions

  • Ability to communicate effectively and work with people of diverse backgrounds

  • Computer knowledge and skills

  • High school diploma or General Education diploma (preferred)

  • Prior ECG experience with Philips and/or Mortara ECG machines (preferred)

  • Experience with Cerner Electronic Medical Records (preferred)

  • Experience performing ECGs in a hospital setting (preferred)

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital’s Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program

  • Quality

  • Performs diagnostic electrocardiograms

  • Positions and applies electrodes in proper location

  • Identifies and corrects for wandering, interference and artifact

  • Appropriate application of Holter monitors

  • Obtains all necessary information for proper interpretation

  • Effective and Efficient Care

  • Independently performs diagnostic ECG testing

  • Manages unmatched list in a timely manner

  • Responds appropriately and in a timely manner to all patient orders

  • Manages time and equipment effectively

  • Maintains patient confidentiality as required by HIPAA

  • Assessment

  • Identifies patients by using Florida Hospital’s approved guidelines

  • Communicates abnormal findings to the nurse and or physician in a timely manner

  • Ensures that an order or a prescription is present for the EKG and or Holter monitor

  • Documentation

  • Accurately documents and reports all procedures in accordance with department expectations

  • Enters all patient demographic information accurately

  • Downloads, edits and faxes Holter monitor information in a timely manner

  • Assists as needed with various office responsibilities including physician billing, responding to phone inquiries and fax requests

  • Safety

  • Follows isolation guidelines, demonstrates appropriate use of PPE, performs hand washing according to FH policy

  • Cleans equipment according to FH policies and procedures

  • Communication

  • Communicates with patient and their family members according to their age and understanding

  • Explains procedures in a way that the receiver can understand

  • Completes all assignments and communicates pending items with the appropriate staff member

  • Openly receives instructions and guidance from fellow staff, supervisors and managers

  • Process Improvement

  • Provides suggestions to improve department and hospital processes

  • Participates in process improvement projects

  • Professional Growth

  • Provides goals on employee input form that lead to growth opportunities

  • Assists with clinical instructions and serves as a resource to less experienced employees and new personnel.

  • Performs other duties as assigned to ensure the smooth operation of the department

If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the EKG I opportunity with AdventHealth Orlando and apply online today.

Job Keywords:

EKG I, Cardiac Stress/EKG, Orlando, Per Diem

Job: Cardiology Technologist / Technician / EKG

Primary Location: US-FL-Orlando

Position Location Orlando

Organization AdventHealth Central Florida

Schedule Per Diem

Shift On Call

Job Level Entry Level

Education Level None

Travel No

Job Posting May 20, 2019, 4:34:23 PM

Req ID: 280641

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.