Job Description

Job Title: Cardiology Technician, HVI
Job ID: 698931
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Various daylight shifts
Shift: Day Job
Facility:
Department: POP35 HVI Cardiac HAMOT
Location: 201 State St, Erie PA 16550

Description

Purpose:
UPMC Hamot

Perform specialized clinical functions related to Enhanced External Counter pulsation and Outpatient Clinic.   Front and back office medical assistant preferred

Responsibilities:

  • Acts as EPIC Super User, attends EPIC meetings, and assists with training of the staff as needed.
  • Answers phones
  • Assist EECP patient with processing the financial account and prepare disbursement request for individual patients as needed.
  • Assists with scheduling appointments
  • Complete all appropriate forms and communicate with the clinical nurse coordinator and physician in charge.
  • Coordinate patient visits and schedules patients for additional studies if needed. Draw and process blood samples and perform EKG's as needed.
  • Covers for the Nurse Coordinator during absences with assistance from the APPs
  • Covers the checkout desk (and the front desk) in time of absences
  • Covers the front desk during one lunch period and provides coverage for other positions as needed.
  • Enters charges into EPIC.
  • Enters charges into Epic, specifically Home Health Care charges, and other charges if assigned
  • Order supplies as needed for EECP clinic and Outpatient Clinic.
  • Perform correct and accurate charge entry for office visits and testing as needed.
  • Perform six minute walk tests. Assist with Exercise stress testing.
  • Prep and prepare patients for holter and event monitors. Download reports and maintain holter and event database.
  • Provide care to adult and geriatric patient. Assess patient health history, takes vital signs, & reviews medications. Correctly enter data in patient record.
  • Provide specialized clinical care to EECP patients. Review patient's education regarding EECP treatment and possible side effects.
  • Receive results from diagnostic studies such as lab work, EKG's and X-ray. Ensure prompt review and notify appropriate personnel immediately of abnormal results.

Qualifications

  • High School  Diploma or equivalent required two (2) years of experience as a Medical Assistant, Cardiovascular Technician or a Paramedic is required.
  • Graduate of a Medical Assistant program is preferred.
  • Prefer front and back office experience
  • Knowledgeable in anatomy and physiology of the heart. Ability to think and act independently. Computer skills are highly preferred.

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
    CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support or Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $13.93 to $21.34

Union Position: No

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