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Cardiology Technician

  • Job ID: 574593601
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Pinnacle Health Cardiovascular Institute
  • Department: Carlisle Phys Office
  • Location: 360 Alexander Spring Road, Carlisle PA 17015
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $20.96 to $31.44 / hour

Description

Our Carlisle HVI office is looking to hire a full-time EP Cardiology Technician to join their team! Ideal candidates should be willing to work weekdays 7:30a.m. to 4:00pm with potential travel to associated ambulatory offices. 

Purpose:
Perform specialized clinical functions related to Enhanced External Counter pulsation and Outpatient Clinic.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with Exercise stress testing.
  • Prep and prepare patients for holter and event monitors.
  • Review patient's education regarding EECP treatment and possible side effects.
  • Assist EECP patient with processing the financial account and prepare disbursement request for individual patients as needed.
  • 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
  • Provide specialized clinical care to EECP patients.
  • Perform six minute walk tests.
  • Provide care to adult and geriatric patient. Document EECP process in patient's medical charts.
  • 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

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Two 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 arthemia 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

Clearances must be dated within 90 days

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

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