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EKG Technician - PRN

EKG 
PRN 
Regular 
Any 
PRN


Rated as one of the Top 25 Best Hospitals to Work for in the U.S., the heart of LMC is our 508-bed modern state-of-the-art facility. Winning the prestigious, "Summit Award" from Press Ganey for outstanding patient satisfaction, "Consumer Choice Award" from the National Research Corporation, all contributing to our reputation for giving our patients the highest quality care.  Lexington Medical Center was voted one of South Carolina’s “Best Places to Work” for 2019!

We are located in heart of the Midlands, right outside of Columbia, SC, and one of the most successful integrated healthcare systems in the Southeast. As the third largest employer in the Midlands, we invite you to be a part of our ongoing success and join our LMC Family.

Job Summary

Performs various clinical/technical duties related to performing EKGs, the application of holter and event monitors, device interrogation and performing stress testing. Reports results of each procedure to appropriate staff.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience: None.
Substitutable Education & Experience: None.
Required Certifications/Licensure: CPR certified or certified within 3 months after employment.
Required Training: Completion of recognized EKG training program;
Familiar with medical terminology.

Essential Functions

  • Demonstrates competence to provide developmentally appropriate care/treatment for the following patient populations: infant (birth to 1 year) children (1 year to 12 years) adolescent (13 years to 17 years) adult (18 years to 65 years) and geriatric (over 65 years) patients.
  • Performs and provides appropriate follow-up for Adult and Pediatric EKGs. (50%)
  • Performs Treadmill Stress Testing, Holter Monitor hook up and removal, Device Interrogation,  and Event Monitor hookup with appropriate follow up (25%)
  • Processes and ensures that all EKGs are completed and appropriately transmitted to medical record for both inpatients and outpatients. (25%)
  • Recognizes and reports changes from previous EKG tracings as well as any life threatening arrhythmias.
  • Responds to all Maydays and Rapid Responses to perform 12 lead EKG tracing and/or rhythm strips and report any changes to physician.
  • Carries a beeper/ cell phone and responds promptly to all calls.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Utilizes, maintains and troubleshoots equipment to ensure proper function.
  • Assists with orientation of new personnel as directed in areas of EKG, stress testing and holter monitoring and serves as clinical mentors to EKG students.
  • Identifies opportunities for improvement of services and collects data for quality assurance.
  • Performs such other duties as assigned by authorized personnel or as required in an emergency, i.e. fire or disaster.
  • Embodies those behaviors, philosophies and values, which serve to uphold the ideals and enhance the image of Lexington Medical Center.
  • Works in a cooperative manner in which fosters favorable relations between employees and patients, patient’s families, visitors, and the medical staff.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

We are committed to offering quality, cost-effective benefits choices for our employees and their families:

  • Day ONE medical, dental and life insurance benefits 
  • Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Eligible employees may also enroll in LMC's retirement plans on their date of hire, including the South Carolina State Retirement System (SCRS)
  • Supplemental 401(k)
  • 457(b) retirement plans
  •  Free life insurance – equal to 1x salary
  • Adoption assistance
  • 401(K) Match – LMC matches dollar for dollar up to 6% 
  • LMC provides its full-time employees short-term disability and long-term disability coverage after 90 days of eligible employment
  • 529 College Savings
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Student loan forgiveness

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of LMC to provide equal opportunity of employment for all individuals, and to remain compliant with applicable state and federal laws and regulations. LMC strives to provide a discrimination-free environment, and to recruit, select, on-board, and employ all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including but not limited to, lactation. LMC endeavors to upgrade and promote employees from within the hospital where possible and consistent with the employee’s desires and abilities and the hospital’s needs.


Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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