To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values-integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
The Holter Technician/EP Technician works under the direction of the Electrophysiology Physician to assist in examination and interrogation of patients.
Responsibilities: 1. Interview patients, measure vital signs such as pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight and height as directed by the physician. 2. Questions patients regarding current medications, history, and records information for patient chart if required by physician. 3. Telephones patients regarding test results. 4. Operates electrocardiograph (EKG) equipment. 5. Works on the PaceArt of Del Mar System. 6. Schedules test or procedures in St. Vincent's Medical Center for patients. 7. Continue Technical training skills. 8. HIPPA and OSHA compliance. 9. Assists in maintaining a smooth patient flow. 10. Maintain patient medical records for the area. 11. Attend staff meetings and comply with HIPPA regulations. 12. Perform other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or equivalent.
1+ year of Holter experience preferred.
Certification in CPR is required upon employment.
Incumbent may encounter some stress in dealing with difficult patient and/or high patient volume. Comprehends and carries out verbal and written instructions in a precise and time efficient manner.
MMR is required. Varivax (chicken pox vaccine) or evidence of prior chicken pox is required. Hepatitis B (or signed declination) is required for those with potential exposure to blood/body fluids.
Tdap and influenza vaccination are strongly encouraged.
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: (reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions).
Work Location:Works throughout the office including exam rooms, treatment rooms, storage rooms, utility rooms and medical records area.
Work Postures:Position spends approximately 30% of the time in a sitting position and 30% of the time walking and 40% of the time standing.
Lifting/Carrying:Lift, carry, push and pull objects including the human body. Position patients for the appropriate medical examinations. Possess manual dexterity in order to operate medical equipment, apply a bandage, handling forceps and other clinical procedures.
Equipment:Knowledge of equipment associated with examination, diagnostic and treatment procedures. Also uses computer, copy and fax machines.
Visual Acuity:Works with patient?s chart, detailed displayed on monitor and laboratory equipment.
Hearing:Communicate information effectively over the phone and in person, use of stethoscope.
Work Hours:Depends on practice?s schedule.
TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in a medical office environment. Exposure to hazardous substances and hazardous waste. Frequent exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, radiation, medical preparation and other conditions common in a physician office or clinic environment.