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Company: Sparrow Health System
Location: Lansing
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

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Job ID: 31654 Positions Location: Lansing, MI Job Description General Purpose of Job: The

Positions Location: Lansing, MI

Job Description

General Purpose of Job:
The purpose of the EKG/Telemetry Specialist is to perform cardiology diagnostic tests "electrocardiograms (EKG) , monitor telemetry, identify cardiac rhythm changes, maintain equipment, prepare patient population for telemetry utilization.
Essential Duties:
This job description is intended to cover the minimum essential duties assigned on a regular basis. Associates may be asked to perform additional duties as assigned by their leader. Leadership has the right to alter or modify the duties of the position.

  • Performs electrocardiograms on adult, pediatric, and neonatal patients.
  • Prepare patients, operate machine, ensure quality trace, identify abnormalities report critical values, prepare data and assign for physician interpretation.
  • Reconciles completed EKGs in TracemasterVue.
  • Assists with training new Caregivers and students in EKG techniques and procedures
  • Ensures equipment is in sound working condition and clean at all times.
  • Supports ancillary areas as a super user for skills review or annual competencies.
  • Provide technical support including operating, equipment maintenance and minor repairs, and facilitating communication with Information Technology and Clinical Engineering for equipment utilized.
  • Telemetry Monitoring
  • Monitors cardiac rate, rhythm and SPO2 levels
  • Maintains accurate documentation and computer data input
  • Communication of EKG and Telemetry findings with RN
  • Communication of alarm notification to RN
  • Enters data into electronic medical record.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Job Requirements

    General Requirements
    * Basic Life Support (Healthcare Provider) within 6 months of hire

    Work Experience
    * Applicants will be required to successfully demonstrate competencies related to telemetry as assigned by employer 1 year after hire and annually. * Recent experience performing 12 Lead EKG - preferred. * Previous experience with EKG machines and computerized EKG system - preferred. * Previous telemetry monitoring experience - preferred.

    * High School Diploma or GED * Certification/Training as an EMT, Exercise Physiologist or completed course work/equivalent training in medical terminology, anatomy, cardiac rhythms. * Candidates must successfully pass a basic EKG rhythm interpretation exam to be considered for this position.

    Specialized Knowledge and Skills
    * Must demonstrate proficiency in computer skills to navigate EMR and EKG specific software. * Exhibits outstanding dependability * Self-discipline and motivation * Excellent communication and teamwork skills * Must demonstrate ability to operate, maintain, and make minor repairs/adjustments to equipment. * Cardiac Rhythm Interpretation knowledge - preferred

    Sparrow Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

    Job Family
    Patient Services/Nursing Support


    Degree Type / Education Level
    High School / GED


    Sparrow Hospital

    Experience Level
    Under 4 Years

Keywords: Sparrow Health System, Lansing , EKG TELEMETRY SPECIALIST, Other , Lansing, Michigan

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