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Cardiology Technician, HVI - St. Margaret Hospital

  • Job ID: 041837723
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 4:00pm
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: University of Pittsburgh Physicians
  • Department: Power Cardiology
  • Location: 5230 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15232
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $18.46 to $29.29 / hour

Description

The Heart and Vascular Institute at St. Margaret is looking for a dedicated Cardiology Technician to join their team! This is a full-time position that will work Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 4:00pm with no weekends or holiday. This position will travel to the Shadyside office once a week. In this position, you will perform specialized clinical functions related to Outpatient Clinics, prepare patients for visit with the physician, and apply holter monitors. 

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)
  • Act 34

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