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Cardiology Technician

Description

UPMC Presbyterian is hiring a full-time Cardiac Technician to support their Outpatient Cardiology department. 

This is a challenging, rewarding position where you'll have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment with a team dedicated to delivering the best care to sometimes complex disease state patients. You will expand your clinical knowledge and skills. Find out more below! 

Purpose:

Perform specialized clinical functions in the Outpatient Clinic.

Responsibilities:
  • Assist with Exercise stress testing.
  • Prep and prepare patients for holter and event monitors.
  • 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.
  • Assess health history, takes vital signs, & reviews medications
  • Perform six minute walk tests.
  • Provide care to adult and geriatric patient.
  • Download reports and maintain holter and event database.
  • 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.
  • Perform correct and accurate charge entry for testing.
  • Order supplies as needed for EECP clinic and Outpatient Clinic.

Qualifications

  • H.S. Diploma or equivalent required.
  • 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 arrhythmia 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
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Act 34

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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