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Cardiology Technician, HVI

  • Job ID: 435256204
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: University of Pittsburgh Physicians
  • Department: 64570 POP25 HVI Mercy
  • Location: 1400 Locust Street, Pittsburgh PA 15219
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $17.39 to $27.61 / hour

Description

Are you looking for the next step in your career? Consider an opportunity as a Cardiology Technician to further your Medical Assistant, APCT, or Paramedic career path!

University of Pittsburgh Physicians is seeking a full-time Cardiology Technician to support the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute at the UPMC Mercy Ermire Building!

The Cardiology Technician performs specialized clinical functions related to Enhanced External Counterpulsation (EECP) and outpatient clinics. 


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 schedule patients for additional studies, if needed. 
  • Draw and process blood samples and perform EKGs, as needed.
  • Provide care to adult and geriatric patients.  
  • Assess patient health history, take vital signs, and review medications. 
  • Correctly enter data in patient record.
  • Receive results from diagnostic studies, such as lab work, EKGs, 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 highly preferred.
  • EPIC experience preferred.
  • EKG experience 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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