UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center - Main Campus

EKG Tech (In House Cert)

1 month ago
ID
2017-7680
Type
Reserve
Department
7111 EKG
FTE
0.00
Shift
1st, Days
US-WA-Seattle
New Grads?
Yes

Overview

Join our award-winning team at UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center.  We're proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are:

  • The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award
  • The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award
  • This is the second consecutive year Northwest Hospital has achieved both the Spine Surgery Excellence Award and a ranking among the top 10 percent in the nation for spine surgery.
  • The Stroke Care Excellence Award
  • Winner of the Health Grades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row, we’re also one of the safest places to get care – among the top 5% in the country.

UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest. 

Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services.  With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle. 

Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. 

As a UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.

 

We’re interested in learning more about you and appreciate your taking the time to apply online. UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is committed to employing a diverse workforce. EOE

 

UW Medicine – Northwest Hospital and Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, physical or mental disability, or any other protected characteristic. Minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans are encouraged to apply

Responsibilities

The EKG Technician performs electrocardiograms as ordered by a physician or other appropriate health care provider and assists with clerical functions of the department.

Qualifications

Education Background

  • High School education or GED equivalent.
  • Applicants without previous EKG experience are required to successfully complete the NWHMC Resident EKG technician training program. 

Licensure, Registration, Certification

  • Applicants with previous experience: None required
  • Applicants without previous EKG experience are required to successfully complete the NWHMC EKG certification examination. 

Special Training/Skills

  • Knowledge of medical terminology through college courses or previous experience. 
  • Able to Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on assigned unit/department.

Work Experience

  • Training and experience in performing EKGs gained through working as a Resident EKG Technician at NWHMC;
  • Or previous experience in recording electrocardiograms in a hospital setting for a minimum of six months.

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