EKG Specialist - Part Time, Days

Location: Winchester, MA
Job ID: 176686-1A
Date Posted: Jun 30, 2022
Category: Clinical Support

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Winchester Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Winchester Hospital was the first hospital in Massachusetts to earn Magnet recognition, the American Nurses Association’s highest honor for nursing excellence, three times. It has since received the recognition a fourth time. As the northwest suburban Boston area’s leading provider of comprehensive health care services, the 229-bed facility provides care in general, bariatric and vascular surgery, orthopedics, pediatrics, cardiology, pulmonary medicine, oncology, gastroenterology, rehabilitation, radiation oncology, pain management, obstetrics/gynecology and a Level IIB Special Care Nursery.

 

About the Job

JOB SUMMARY:    Contributes to the Hospital’s mission by performing cardiac diagnostic procedures to include EKG (electrocardiogram) testing, Holter, Event, Blood Pressure monitor application for physician interpretation and prepping of cardiac stress patients. This position also provides clerical support and scheduling of all cardiac diagnostic testing for the Cardiology Department.  This clinical /administrative staff position will have an impact on improving patient and physician satisfaction by providing the best possible experience for our patient as well as providing quality tests for physician review and accurately schedule and maintain the clinical work lists for both the technicians and Cardiologist.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

Required:  High School Diploma or G.E.D 

Experience:

Preferred: At least one year experience is similar position in patient care setting

Other Skills/Knowledge:

Required:

  • For safety and quality reasons, must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in English with patients, visitors, and fellow members of the hospital team
  • Basic computer skills
  • As part of the Cardiology team, the EKG Specialist:
  • Performs inpatient and outpatient EKG tests according to physician orders.
  • Applies Holter, Events and Blood Pressure monitors to patients according to physician orders.
  • Greets patients and others timely and in a manner that is respectful and empathetic. 
  • Receives all incoming calls to department and follow thru the purpose of the call (i.e. make appointment, retrieve reports, answer specific questions on testing etc.)
  • Schedule all cardiac tests in Epic.
  • Performs other administrative functions as needed to ensure the department runs smoothly, efficiently and seamlessly to the patients.
     

Shift

Shift: Day

Hours: 24 Hours Weekly

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve.  Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health.  Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.