The Electrocardiograph (EKG) Technician performs electrocardiograms according to physician’s orders and established practices and procedures. The position’s tasks and responsibilities may include: processing and assembling equipment, maintaining inventory, processing data reports, and cylinder management for Respiratory Therapy. The EKG Technician performs diagnostic tests to assess the heart rhythm and rate in patients. EKG’s are also performed before and after operations, during physical examinations of patients over 40, for patients with a history of heart disease, when patients are experiencing chest pains and when the doctor deems it necessary. The well-trained EKG technician is an integral part of the management of patients with heart disease.
Duration: 1 month