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Cardiology Technician, UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute Latrobe (Part-time 2 days/week)

  • Job ID: 346527556
  • Status: Part-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours: Thursday-Friday 7:45am-4:15pm
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: University of Pittsburgh Physicians
  • Department: HVI Latrobe
  • Location: 5832 State Route 981, Latrobe PA 15650
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $16.80 to $25.84 / hour

Description

University of Pittsburgh Physicians is hiring a Limited Part-Time Cardiology Technician to support UPMC Heart and Vascular Insititute Latrobe. UPMC HVI Latrobe currently houses 2 full-time cardiologists, two electrophysiologists and one CHF physician, each having clinic once a month, as well as cardiac testing and procedures.  This position will assist with clinic and front office.  Cardiology Tech assists in rooming patients, applying holter monitors, performing EKG’s and help with incoming phone calls and assist with front office duties, as needed.

The hours for this position are Thursday-Friday 7:45am-4:15pm (8hr days/ 2 days a week).

The ideal candidate will have a BLS certification, experience at a cardiac office, can perform EKGs and familiar with rooming patients and general medical office functions

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 or Patient Care Technician 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

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