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Cardiology Technician, HVI

  • Job ID: 978039442
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: M-F daylight shifts
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: University of Pittsburgh Physicians
  • Department: 64580 POP25 HVI Shadyside
  • Location: 5200 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15232
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $17.05 to $27.07 / hour

Description

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

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required two (2) years of experience as a Medical Assistant, Cardiovascular Technician, Paramedic or Patient Care Technician - Adv 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.
  • Front desk experience in addition to back office experience is 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

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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