Baptist Health is the largest healthcare system serving central Alabama, providing comprehensive hospital-based and outpatient services to nearly 60 percent of the residents in Montgomery, Autauga and Elmore counties. To learn more about Baptist Health, visit us at https://www.baptistfirst.org.
The Cardiac Technician assists the nursing staff in monitoring the heart rhythms of patients on telemetry. The ability to interpret dysrhythmias and respond quickly and appropriately in the notification of nursing staff is essential. Some record keeping and posting of rhythm strips may be required. This position is also responsible for working as a team member within the non Invasive Cardiology area to perform electrocardiographs and stress test procedures. This position is also responsible for the clerical operation of the EKG area. Clerical functions include preparation of data for physician interpretation, transcription, filing and reporting to the medical record.
High School graduate or equivalent required.
Prior training in EKG rhythm strip interpretation preferred.
Successful completion of an EKG interpretation course and able to score 100% on rhythm strip exam required within 6 weeks in position.
Successful completion of the Basic Life Support (BLS) program.
Ability to interact with customers, peers, physicians, and other hospital staff in a professional manner.
Primary Location: Baptist Medical Center South
Work Locations: Baptist Medical Center South 2105 E South Blvd ZIP Code 36116 Montgomery
Job: CARDIAC TECH
Organization: Baptist Health
Job Type: Full-time
Job Posting: 05/20/2018, 11:00:00 PM