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Cardiology Technician (Full-Time) - Heart & Vascular Institute (UPMC Passavant)

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Are you a healthcare professional interested in a career that provides plenty of opportunity for growth and development? If you're passionate about patient care and looking for a career that offers great benefits and plenty of room for growth, we invite you to explore this opportunity today!

 

UPMC is dedicated to providing each patient with the right care, in the right way, at the right time, every time. Our Cardiology Technicians in the Heart and Vascular Institute are essential partners in that mission, enhancing the patient experience at UPMC with positivity and integrity. Join us as we provide Life Changing Medicine to our community. 

 

ANCC Magnet designated UPMC Passavant is currently hiring a Full-Time Cardiology Technician to support our Heart and Vascular Institute at the McCandless location.

 

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

  • H.S. Diploma or equivalent required.
  • 2 years of experience as a Medical Assistant, Cardiovascular Technician, Paramedic, Patient Care Technician, or relevant 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.


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: Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

 

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