Medical Assistant

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Fairfield, CT
Oct 10, 2020

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Job Description

Overview

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.

At Bridgeport Hospital, we are committed to providing quality medical care and treatment that is coordinated and centered on the patient's specific needs. We strive to achieve benchmarks as a Patient Centered Medical Home and provide health care in a setting where patients are at the center of their care team. All employees of Bridgeport Hospital are part of the patients care team and contribute to the team approach of promoting access, continuous, comprehensive care and work to provide quality improvement in the care provided to their patients.

Responsible for performing and assisting with cardiac diagnostic testing procedures.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Prepares patient and equipment for all stress testing procedures.
    • 1.1 Check for accurate and complete physician order for test/procedure.
  • 2. Apply 24 hour Holter monitors and event monitors on patients. Download returned holter monitors into system.
    • 2.1 Checks for accurate and complete physician orders for test/procedure.
  • 3. Performs 12 lead EKG and rhythm strip for nurse or physician interpretation.
    • 3.1 Checks for accurate and complete physician order for 12 lead EKG procedure. Ensures hospital billing sheets are correct.
  • 4. Performs PVRs.
    • 4.1 Checks for accurate and complete physician order for PVR procedure. Ensures hospital billing sheets are correct.
  • 5. Performs administrative and environmental duties.
    • 5.1 Performs hopistal bundling in a timely and accurate manner.
  • 6. Performs other related duties as assigned.
    • 6.1 Respect and promote patient rights.

Qualifications

EDUCATION

 

High school diploma or equivalent.

 

EXPERIENCE

 

Minimum two years experience in a hospital or medical office setting. Cardiac and stress testing experience preferred. EKG and manual blood pressure reading skill needed.

 

PHYSICAL DEMAND

 

Requires extended periods of sitting, walking and standing. Moderate unassisted lifting to 30 lbs.

 

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Job Info

Job: 21711

Department: FF Cardiac Testing CS
Category: NURSING-SUPPORT
Sub Category: PATIENT CARE SUPPORT
Status: Full Time Benefits Eligible
Shift: DAYS
Hours: 40