Tech, Patient Service - On Call - req81992
Company: Quest Diagnostics Health & Wellness
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Tech, Patient Service - On Call - Hackensack, NJ
Schedule; - On call, evening shift, Rotating weekends
The Diagnostic Technician is responsible for accurately performing
and processing electrocardiograms, draws intravenous and capillary
blood from adults, infants, and children and all related
Essential Generic Job Functions
Makes rounds on nursing care units to draw blood and/or perform
ECGs as assigned
Cleans and re-stocks ECG carts and prepares phlebotomy carts/tray
after shift and as needed and returns all carts to 5 Main Room
Assists coworkers with draws and EKGs when complete with
Draws intravenous or capillary blood from newborn through geriatric
aged patients using proper aseptic collection techniques.
Draws and delivers (where applicable) all blood work (stat, timed,
routine) within established departmental policy time frames.
Draws intravenous and capillary blood into proper tubes and culture
vials according to the purpose for which the blood is to be
Performs and processes all electrocardiograms on patients ranging
from newborn to geriatrics.
Demonstrates correct placement of electrodes and all the elements
of a 12 lead ECG including but not limited to the recognition of
artifacts (electrical, muscle, etc.)
Completes clerical functions associated with ECG reports (to
include transmission and charging only).
Signs out and returns all equipment in good repair.
Performs Collection Rending report after rounds and follows up on
patients not collected. Submits signed off report to
Reports incidents/issues regarding patients, nursing staff, or
employees timely to Coordinator and or Section Head.
Reports supply needs and equipment defects in a timely fashion.
Logs refrigerator temperatures daily and reports if falls out range
to Coordinator or Section Head.
Travels and performs phlebotomy duties, as needed, at Health fairs,
Skilled Nursing Facilities, and PSA testing sites and delivers
specimens to laboratory.
Lifts a minimum of 20 lbs., pushes and pulls a minimum of 50 lbs.,
and stands a minimum of 4 hours a day.
Identifies the needs of the patient population served and modifies
and delivers care that is specific to those needs (i.e., age,
culture, language, hearing and/or visually impaired, etc). This
process includes communicating with the patient, parent, and/or
primary caregiver(s) at their level (developmental/age,
educational, literacy, etc.).
Adheres to the standards identified in the Medical Center's
Contacts: Regular contact with Medical Center personnel, patients
Knowledge, Education and Skills Required:
High school diploma or equivalent with basic knowledge of
arrhythmias and completion of a blood drawing educational
1 year of prior experience in ECG or graduate of ECG
technical/Medical Assistant training program.
Knowledge, Education and Skills Preferred:
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature
and level of work being performed. - They are not intended to be an
exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills
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