CARDIAC ELECTRODIAGNOSTIC TECHNICIAN III

LOS ANGELES COUNTY
Published
March 25, 2020
Location
Los Angeles, California
Job Type

Description

EXAM NUMBER:
Y5547F

JOB TYPE:
OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY

FIRST DAY OF FILING:
MARCH 25, 2020 @8:00 AM, PST

UNTIL THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICES ARE MET AND IS SUBJECT TO CLOSURE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES
The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest health system in the nation, providing compassionate, quality care through its integrated system of hospitals and community-based clinics. DHS annually cares for about 600,000 unique patients, employs over 22,000 staff and has an annual operating budget of $4.3 billion. DHS leads the County's effort to provide health services to the residents of Los Angeles County, of which approximately two million are uninsured. DHS hospitals also conduct post-graduate medical education through university affiliations for interns, residents and fellows to train the physician workforce for tomorrow.

MISSION
Our mission is to ensure access to high-quality, patient-centered, cost-effective health care to Los Angeles County residents through direct services at DHS facilities and through collaboration with community and university partners.
DEFINITION:
Conducts a full range of non-invasive electrodiagnostic examinations of patients to obtain graphic indications of heart activity and condition; scans and analyzes tracings and prepares interpretative reports for requesting physicians.
Essential Job Functions

  • Conducts dynamic electrodiagnostic examinations and scans tapes on oscilloscopes; correlates patient activity with tracing patterns and notes any abnormality; prepares an interpretative report for the requesting physician which includes only those portions of the tracings which show abnormalities together with analytical notations using patterns listed in manuals as a guide.
  • Prepares protocol and instructional material on new equipment and techniques based upon manufacturer's manual and specifications for approval of superiors and instructs other technicians in the performance of the more difficult procedures.
  • Inspects malfunctioning electrodiagnostic equipment to identify problems; makes minor adjustments in accordance with manufacture instructions to restore to use or notifies supervisor of needed repairs.
  • Ensures that patient identification data is present, explains ECG procedure to patient and determines ECG request priority for optimal patient care.
  • Provides orientation for new or less experienced EKG unit personnel.

Requirements

SELECTION REQUIREMENTS:
One year's experience at the level of Cardiac Electrodiagnostic Technician II*, performing dynamic cardiographic examinations like Holter Monitor, Nuclear and Stress Testing, including six months' on-the-job training in the preparation of electrodiagnostic interpretive reports.

PHYSICAL CLASS II - Light: Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit, and some bending, stooping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved?.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION
*Experience at the level of the Los Angles County Class of Cardiac Electrodiagnostic Technician II is defined as: Conducts non-invasive electgrodiagnostic examinations of patients using phonocardiographic, vectorcardiographic, or dynamic electrocardiographic equipment and assists in exercise stress testing procedures.

Additional Information
EXAMINATION CONTENT:
This examination will consist of an evaluation of experience based upon application information, weighted 100%.

Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be placed on the eligible register.

ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION:
Applications will be processed on an "as received" basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly.

The names of candidates receiving a passing grade on the examination will be added to the Eligible Register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation.

No person may compete in this exam more than once every twelve (12) months.

SPECIAL INFORMATION :
Appointees may be required to work any shift including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.

Available Shift: Any

VACANCY INFORMATION:
The resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill vacancies within the Department of Health Services.

APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION:

APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Applications will be processed on an as received basis. Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button for this posting. You can also track the status of your application using the website.

All information is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment.

Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification and Selection Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION AND YOU MAY ALSO BE DISQUALIFIED.

This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met. Application filing may be suspended at any time with or without advance notice.

Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the REQUIREMENTS. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected.

Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PST, on the last date of filing will not be accepted.

SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER:
Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number.

COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES
For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County.

NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD
All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member or friend's user ID and password my erase a candidate's original application record.

The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment . The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed.

DEPARTMENT CONTACT
Ani Shaboyan, Exam Analyst
Phone: (323) 914-8251
Fax: (323) 869-0942
AShaboyan@dhs.lacounty.gov

ADA COORDINATOR PHONE
(323) 914-7111

CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE
800-735-2922

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