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Cardiology Technician, HVI

  • Job ID: 735242047
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Jameson
  • Department: Vascular Clinic
  • Location: 1211 Wilmington Avenue, New Castle PA 16105
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $15.90 to $24.38 / hour

Description

Are you a Medical Assistant or Patient Care Technician looking for a better work-life balance and a new and exciting opportunity?  Would you like to be off on weekends, evenings and holidays?  Do you love patient interaction and the opportunity to maximize your ability to make a difference? 

UPMC Jameson is currently hiring a Full-time Cardiology Technician to support the Heart and Vascular Institute Outpatient Cardiology Center.  This is a rewarding position where you'll have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment with a team dedicated to delivering the best care. You will expand your clinical knowledge and skills. Find out more below!  

As the Cardiology Technician, you will work Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This position does not require weekends, off shift or holidays. This position requires a minimum of 2 years of prior patient care experience to be considered.

Join us as we provide Life Changing Medicine to our community!

Purpose:
Perform specialized clinical functions related to Enhanced External Counter pulsation and Outpatient Clinic

Responsibilities:

 

  • Complete all appropriate forms and communicate with the clinical nurse coordinator and physician in charge.
  • Perform six minute walk tests. Assist with Exercise stress testing.
  • Perform correct and accurate charge entry for office visits and testing as needed.
  • Assist EECP patient with processing the financial account and prepare disbursement request for individual patients as needed.
  • Coordinate patient visits and schedules patients for additional studies if needed. Draw and process blood samples and perform EKG's as needed.
  • Provide care to adult and geriatric patient. Assess patient health history, takes vital signs, & reviews medications. Correctly enter data in patient record.
  • 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.
  • Prep and prepare patients for holter and event monitors. Download reports and maintain holter and event database.
  • Order supplies as needed for EECP clinic and Outpatient Clinic.
  • Provide specialized clinical care to EECP patients. Review patient's education regarding EECP treatment and possible side effects.

 

Qualifications

H.S. Diploma or equivalent required 2 years of experience as a Medical Assistant, Cardiovascular Technician, Paramedic or Patient Care Technician required. Graduate of a Medical Assistant program is preferred. 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
 

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) OR Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Act 34

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

COVID-19 Vaccination Information

Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC’s COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more.

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