Cardio Tech

Trumbull, CT
May 29, 2019

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Job Description

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.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Summary:
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.

    Other information:

    EDUCATION:

    High school diploma or equivalent.

    EXPERIENCE:

    1+ year of Holter experience preferred.

    LICENSURE:

    Certification in CPR is required upon employment.

    SPECIAL_SKILLS:

    ACCOUNTABILITY:

    COMPLEXITY:

    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.
    PHYSICAL_DEMAND:

    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.

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    Job Info

    Job: 8928

    Department: PM Cardiology
    Category: Clinical-other
    Status: Part Time No Benefits
    Shift: DAY/EVENING
    Hours: 16.00

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