Job Description

Job Title: Cardiology Technician
Job ID: 741248
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Various daylight shifts
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Presbyterian
Department: OP Cardiology
Location: 200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Description

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

Responsibilities:

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

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. 
  • Knowledgeable in anatomy and physiology of the heart. 
  • Ability to think and act independently. Computer skills are highly preferred. 
  • Basic arthemia course and pass written exam with 80% score or higher.

    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
  • Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

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

 

Salary Range: $16.23 to $25.77

Union Position: No

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