EKG Technician

Children's Hospital Colorado

Job Description

 

Why Work at Children's....

Here, it’s different. Come join us.

Children's Hospital Colorado has defined and delivered pediatric healthcare excellence for more than 100 years.

Here, the nation’s brightest nurses, physicians, scientists, researchers, therapists, and care providers are creating the future of child health. With an optimist’s outlook, a trailblazing spirit, and a celebrated history, we’re making new strides every day.

We’ve been Magnet-designated four times by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and are consistently recognized among the nation’s top 10 pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.

As a national leader in pediatric care, we serve children and families from all over the nation. Our System of Care includes four pediatric hospitals, 11 specialty care centers, 1,300+ outreach clinics and more than 10,000 healthcare professionals representing the full spectrum of pediatric care specialties.

Here, we know it takes all of us, every role, to deliver the best possible care to each child and family we treat.

That’s why we build our teams toward a foundation of equity in access, advancement, and opportunity. We know teams of individuals with different identities and backgrounds can nurture creativity and innovation. We know we can see, treat, and heal children better when our team reflects the diversity of our patient population. We strive to attract and retain diverse talent because we know a truly inclusive and equitable workforce will help us one day realize our most basic calling: to heal every child who comes through our doors.

A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, and motivate you to make a difference in the life of a child. Here, it’s different.

Job Overview

Assists professional staff (RNs, Physicians, NPs, PAs) in administering healthcare and in supporting clinic flow of patients and families in a clinic setting by performing delegated activities as outlined in the Unlicensed Assistive Personnel Competency Guidelines.

Additional Information

Department: Exercise EKG
Hours per week: 20, eligible for benefits
Shift: two 10-hour shifts 7a-530p Mon-Fri

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Qualifications

  • EDUCATION - High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • CERTIFICATION(S) - BLS for Healthcare Providers / CPR.

Responsibilities

POPULATION SPECIFIC CARE

  • a.) Neonate - <30 days
  • b.) Infancy - >30 days to 1yr
  • c.) Toddlers - >1yr to 3yrs
  • d.) Pre-Schoolers - >3yrs to 5yrs
  • e.) School age - >5yrs to 13yrs
  • f.) Adolescent - >13yrs to 18yrs
  • g.) Adult - >18yrs to 65yrs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

An employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of the following essential functions. These examples do not include all of the functions which the employee may be expected to perform.

  • Aware of and understands hospital and departmental measures for evaluating clinical practice, including knowledge of the goals of the department, division and organization, the quality improvement process and the location of policies, procedures and guidelines for practice.
  • Demonstrates accountability for care provided.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of unit specific responsibilities for care delivery, organizational skills, to include prioritization and time management of clinic flow.
  • Demonstrates knowledge/understanding of the process for performance evaluation including continuing education and annual requirements.
  • Understands the roles within the multidisciplinary team providing family centered patient care while maintaining objective and professional boundaries.
  • Utilizes and documents the process to provide developmentally appropriate care to infants and children with complex health care needs and the plans of care in implementing patient/family care.

Other Information

SCOPE AND LEVEL

  • Guidelines: Guidelines are generally numerous, well established, and directly applicable to the work assignment. Work assignment and desired results are explained by general oral or written instructions.
  • Complexity: Duties assigned are generally repetitive and restricted in scope but may be of substantial intricacy. Employee primarily applies standardized practices.
  • Decision Making: Decisions or recommendations on non-standardized situations are limited to relating organizational policies to specific cases. Brings non-routine issues to supervisor. Problems that are not covered by guidelines or are without precedent are taken up with the supervisor.
  • Communications: Contacts with the public or employees where explanatory or interpretive information is exchanged, gathered, or presented and some degree of discretion and judgment are required within the parameters of the job function.
  • Supervision Received: Under normal supervision, within a standardized work situation, the employee performs duties common to the line of work without close supervision or detailed instruction. Work product is subject to continual review.

Physical Requirements

Ability to Perform Essential Functions of the Job

  • Audio-Visual: Color Discrimination: Good
  • Audio-Visual: Depth Perception: Good
  • Audio-Visual: Far Vision: Good
  • Audio-Visual: Hearing: Good
  • Audio-Visual: Near Vision: Good
  • General Activity: Sit: 2-4 hrs. per day
  • General Activity: Stand/Walk: 4-6 hrs. per day
  • Motion: Bend: 1/3 or more of time
  • Motion: Carry: 1/3 or more of time
  • Motion: Lift: 1/3 or more of time
  • Motion: Pull: 1/3 or more of time
  • Motion: Push: 1/3 or more of time
  • Motion: Reach: 1/3 or more of time
  • Motion: Squat/Crouch: Up to 1/3 of time
  • Others: Able to assist or assume direct patient care as census directly permits.
  • Others: Occupational Hazards - exposure to unsteady or falling patient: In the course of transferring a patient, may encounter a patient who falls or loses balance, causing employee to fall and/or bear the full weight of a patient
  • Weight Lifted/Force Exerted: Up to 100 pounds: Up to 1/3 of time
  • Weight Lifted/Force Exerted: Up to 25 pounds: 1/3 or more of time
  • Weight Lifted/Force Exerted: Up to 50 pounds: Up to 1/3 of time

Work Environment

  • Exposure: Exposure to blood/body fluid: Regular/Frequent.
  • Exposure: Exposure to heights: Occasional.
  • Exposure: Exposure to infectious diseases: Frequent.
  • Exposure: Exposure to lung irritations: Occasional.
  • Exposure: Exposure to skin irritations: Frequent.
  • Mental and Emotional Requirements: Manages stress appropriately.
  • Mental and Emotional Requirements: Works with others effectively.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. Be aware that none of the questions are intended to imply illegal preferences or discrimination based on non-job-related information.


Salary Information

Annual Salary Range (Based on 40 hours worked per week): $37,611.26 to $56,416.89
Hourly Salary Range: $18.08 to $27.12


Benefits Information

Here, you matter. As a Children’s Hospital Colorado team member, you will receive a competitive pay and benefits package designed to take care of your needs that includes base pay, incentives, paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance, company provided life and disability insurance, paid parental leave, 403b employer match (retirement savings), a robust wellness program, and access to a best-in-class education benefit with 75+ tuition-free programs to help you advance your career.

As part of our Total Rewards package, Children's Colorado offers an annual employee bonus program that rewards eligible team members based on organizational performance. If organizational goals are met for the year, the bonus is paid out the following April.

Children’s Colorado delivers annual base pay increases to eligible team members based on their performance over the previous year.

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