Cardiac Technician | Cardiac Step-Down | Elkhart General Hospital at Beacon Health Systems in Elkhart, Indiana

Posted in General Business 16 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


    • Reports to Director. Observes telemetry monitors and recognizes arrhythmias. Prioritizes and transcribes doctor/nursing orders accurately and in a timely manner. Provides safe patient environment. Exhibits exceptional patient experience by upholding Beacon values of respect, trust, integrity and compassion. Functions within the relationship based care nursing model.

      EGH Nursing Purpose: To ensure safe, compassionate, innovative patient centered care, Promote and engage in the advancement of evidenced-based nursing practice, Create a culture of collaboration, professionalism and a healthy work environment.

    • Mission: To enhance the physical, mental and emotional well-being of the communities we serve as the community's provider of outstanding quality, superior value and comprehensive health care services.

      Vision: Our vision is to achieve:

      • Innovative health care and well-being services of the highest quality at the greatest value

      • Easy access and convenience

      • Outstanding patient experiences

      • Ongoing education involving physicians, patients and the community


    • Education and Experience
      • The knowledge, skills, and abilities as indicated below are normally acquired through the successful completion of a High School Diploma or equivalent. Must have passing score on basic dysrhythmia test upon hire or before completion of orientation. Must successfully complete periodic dysrhythmia exams with a minimum score of 80% and get all lethal rhythms correct. Medical terminology required. Current CPR certification is required.

    • Knowledge & Skills

      • Current knowledge of basic cardiac dysrhythmia.

      • Identifies and communicates abnormal EKG patterns.

      • Must successfully complete periodic dysrhythmia exams with a minimum score of 80% and get all lethal rhythms correct.

      • Reassuring and attentive personality characteristics.

    • Working Conditions

      • Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens.

      • Works closely and well with co-workers.

      • Focuses on duties in spite of distractions and pressure.

    • Physical Demands
      • Requires the physical ability and stamina (i.e. to walk/stand for prolonged periods of time, push carts/wheelchairs up to 50 pounds, to position/lift patients at a maximum of 35 pounds unassisted, over 35 pounds requires assistance, provide CPR, etc.) to perform the essential functions of the position.