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Cardiac Technician I

Description

UPMC Shadyside is hiring a full-time Cardiac Technician to support their Electracardiology department. This is an excellent entry-level position to expand your skills and grow in the healthcare field. 

Purpose:


Implement and prepare for interpretation of cardiac testing that includes EKGs, Holter Monitoring Hook-ups and Stress Testing.

Responsibilities:
  • Edit EKGs, after physician review, by deleting, inserting or making additions of established phrases in the ECG Computerized System (MUSE).
  • Utilize all computer systems (MUSE, TDS, etc) for testing data, result reporting and mailing, billing, etc.
  • Perform cardiac testing that include EKGs, rhythm strips, Signal Average ECGs, Stress testing, Holter Monitoring hook-ups, according to protocol and in a timely fashion.
  • Maintain equipment by cleaning and stocking on a daily basis as well as alerting appropriate personnel of needed repairs and supplies needed. Also maintain the department area to meet Safety & Security regulations (JCAHO & OSHA).

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent required. 
  • 6 months experience in a medical related field is preferred. 
  • Ability to work flexible hours to meet the department's needs that include evenings, weekends, holidays and weekend/holiday On-Call required. 
  • Basic typing and computer skills are also required. 
  • Transcription skills are preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Completion of a Medical Assistant or Cardiac Technician course preferred.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Act 34

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